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US announces official return of Balangiga Bells

The United States government on Thursday announced the official return of the Balangiga Bells to the Philippines 117 years after it was taken as war booty from a town church in Eastern Samar. 443 more words


Tiny Hands Weaving for Continuity

Brgy. Basiao, Basey, Samar

Last week, I made a road trip to Basey, (pronounced as Basay), Samar hoping to catch a glimpse of the women weavers at work, interact with them and take photos and videos. 764 more words


Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park, Basey Samar

“Sohoton is an underlying realm of beauty” some people claim of this wonder and indeed it is but what are the things you need to know and why should you visit Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park? 838 more words

What It Means To Be "Waray"

The following blog post was my submission to the Solace Research, which was not published on their website. But with no hard feelings, I will be uploading the photo-essay on my own blog, so that I can still share my experiences during my short 3-week stay in Northern Samar, Philippines. 696 more words

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Unmitigated Hostility

Daring to annotate the previous blog entry, I came out with a new article.

What was Filipinas before 1521? “Before 1521 we could have been everything and anything… 826 more words


3 of 10: Leyte getaway to amble Philippines longest bridge – San Juanico

I woke up one morning and decided to go to Leyte. I phoned J right away and informed her of the unpremeditated getaway. Without uncertainty, she agreed to my impetuosity. 159 more words