GUIMELCO truck Guimaras
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No more Brownouts in Guimaras?

“No more Brownouts in Guimaras?” Was some reporter over at the Panay News attempting to get their name entered into a “Tokhang” drop box? “Operation…

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Mango Mascots for Manggahan
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Manggahan 2015:Mango Mascots and Muslim Folk Dancers

I run into a group of over-sized mangoes at the Manggahan Festival.

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pretty pinays at Manggahan
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I’m Adored as a Rock Star by Pretty Pinays at Manggahan 2015

Yes, you, too, Pilgrim, could be a rock star in the Philippines!

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The Royal Court
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I Award the Barangay Queen Her Trophy at Local Barangay Fiesta

We were given the red carpet treatment at a local fiesta.

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Manggahan Festival 2014 Begins in April

The Manggahan Festival 2014, my favorite annual activity in Guimaras, begins in April. The festival started in 1993 and is a celebration of the island-province’s…

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LenLen and The Tom Cat
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American Expat Heads Back to the States

American expat, The Tom Cat, heads back to the States. Yes, my American amigo is going back to the land of the free and the…

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Pretty Pinays Parade at Manggahan Festival

Pretty pinays were on parade at the 20th Annual Manggahan Festival held in Guimaras last month.  Escorted by a posse from the Philippine National Police,…

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Posted in FEATURED THE ROOSTER CROWS AT 4AM!

In the Philippines, Got Carabao Milk?

Discovered an interesting booth in the Manggahan Agri-Trade Fair held in Guimaras in conjunction with their annual mango festival. It was early Sunday afternoon and…

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