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Pamilya and Kasal (Family and a Wedding)

Last July, I went on a 24 hour car ride from Davao, Mindanao (southern Philippines) to Marabut, Samar (central Philippines) with Direk Sam (head of SAFE), Ate Gina, and their son Elijah.  1,666 more words


Exodus 17

Rodel took Grace to Carigara where it turned out that coaches were no longer doing roadside stops, which gave credence to the rumour that the NPA were active on the road through Samar. 355 more words

A Legendary Bridge

Another #ThrowbackThursday moment from the Philippines. This time it’s a beautiful shot of the legendary San Juanico Bridge that connects the islands of Leyte to Samar in the Southeast Philippines region. 227 more words


Fishing Village 2

I have long associated palm trees with tropical paradises. Perhaps it was the influence of Gilligan’s Island, a show I watched religiously as a kid. Perhaps it was because pictures of Hawaii always showed palm trees or that, in the shows, California seemed to always be palm lined. 28 more words


Fishing Village 1

From a beach on the island of Samar in the Philippines we could see this little fishing village glowing in the setting sun. I would love to have had the opportunity to sit in a boat for a few hours while the fishermen engaged in their craft. 68 more words


A- Team Big Wave Charger, Adrian Reef.

The name Adrian Reef ring a bell? Should it? What about Pacific Ocean Park or Zephyr? How about Zboys? What more can be written about the Zboys you ask. 1,342 more words