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Sandwich Rocks Manggahan 2018

It was the 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration of the sweetest mangoes in the world. The annual festival, held in the island province of Guimaras, came…

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our new well in the philippines
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Severe Water Rationing in the Philippines: Our New Well Runs Dry

Our new well in the Philippines runs dry. We have eight visitors from Manila staying at our new home in the Philippines for Holy Week…

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guimaras school function
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The Return of the American Ambassador to the Philippines

“The Return of the American Ambassador to the Philippines” again drew the attention of a moderator at a local school event in Guimaras.  Our niece…

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cow poop in the philippines
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Collecting Cow Poop in the Philippines on Valentine’s Day

I seriously doubt that many of my readers were collecting cow poop in the Philippines on Valentine’s Day. I wonder how many people all across…

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A Kapre Lives in Old Mango Tree in my Asawa’s Elementary School Yard in Guimaras

A  Kapre lives in an old mango tree in my asawa’s elementary school in Guimaras, the island province of the Philippines we call home. According…

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iloilos premier festival
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Desperately Dodging Dinagyang

After a recent trip to Bacolod, we arrived in Iloilo on our way back home to our home base,  the island province of Guimaras. We…

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large home in guimaras philippines
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Living a Simple Life in the Philippines

Not much cow manure on our new road nor much traffic unless it’s time for the local schools to begin their morning classes.

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The Filipino Savings Account: Carabaos, Cows & Chickens

I don’t know if two cows will even pay for a casket.

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a view from guimaras
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Taking Another Walk on the Wild Side of the Philippines

Can exercise possibly stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s?

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Wonder Farms Guimaras entrance
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Guimaras Wonders Farm: Integrated Agro-Ecotourism Destination

It was brutally hot that day, but we visited another Guimaras landmark.

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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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the guimaras swat team
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I Join the Guimaras SWAT Team at Manggahan

Could the aging kano be pressed into service as a member of the local SWAT Team?

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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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