This past Saturday, May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest party. Above all, this was the 10th celebration of the sweetest mangoes….
OK, it’s not the most original title, but Guimaras’ “Manggahan Festival 2018 going to the Dogs” best describes yesterday’s premier late afternoon event. It’s the eighth celebration of the sweetest….
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 to Wikipedia, a Kapre is….
Not much cow manure on our new road nor much traffic unless it’s time for the local schools to begin their morning classes.
I run into a group of over-sized mangoes at the Manggahan Festival.
Hanging out with Papa Duck at Manggahan.
It was a typically quiet Tuesday morning at “The Farm,” located in Guimaras, a Western Visayas province in the Philippines celebrated for its sweet mangoes. A view from “The Farm”
After living as an American expat in the Philippines for nearly three years, I've had several close encounters with balut, a fertilized duck embryo that's boiled alive and eaten in….
Haven't been to Guimaras in a couple of months. My asawa still has her home there, but since our move to Iloilo last October I haven't been back. But with the passing of….
Raymen Beach Resort in beautiful Guimaras province, home of the sweetest mangoes in the Philippines, and Cupid's arrows were strewn throughout the white sands of Raymen, and had obviously missed….
Went to Raymen Beach, a popular Guimaras resort, about a 40-minute ride from our home at "The Compound, " this past Saturday. One of our neighbors has a multi-cab, and….