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The Tacloban that I saw - Helen's view

When Jackie returned from Tacloban she wrote an overview post on this blog.  Having arrived home on Wednesday, I am going to do the same as right now everything else feels too big to start writing about. 1,026 more words


Travel to the Philippines - Weather

The Philippines has different weather for different times of the year so travellers should try to avoid periods where typhoons and flooding due to high rainfall is likely. 647 more words

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The TragiRomance of Building Back a Better Tacloban

I was inching my way to row 14 when, all of a sudden, a wayward conversation drew my attention.

He’s European. She’s Filipino.

“So… where do you want to go next?” he asked. 919 more words


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CHAPTER 4 – Monster

Even as the power and phone signals went out I was still, bizarrely, trying to explain this as a predictable and controlled event. 505 more words

The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival

This is another Guest Post on Medium.com through Lensy (an Asian stock photography website).

Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is a cultural heritage celebration of Tacloban City and the province Leyte. 29 more words

When my brother came to visit

I was so lucky in July, my brother Andrew came to visit me in the Philippines and get a small glimpse of what I do. He finished his last university exam for the semester on the Wednesday and I picked him on the Friday, he spent 3 weeks with me, 1 week in Manilla and was by my side when I made the permanent move down to Tacloban, where he spent his the following 2 weeks doing whatever needed doing. 596 more words


Home, In Color

I went home to Tacloban City last weekend for the wedding of my best friend. Here are some shots I took with my camera. However, as you can see, these are not shots of the wedding. 448 more words