Manila

Post Christmas. The plan was to go home (Pambujan) for New Years with Host Family.  Unfortunately, another typhoon came and made it impossible for our plane to land in Catarman, so New Years in Manila.

Fortunately without any planning before hand, I spent a whole week with… some weird guy with tattoos who is obsessed with “sick” beards and has amazing tagalog …Joe (closest friend in PC). Continue reading

November rains

November has been packed with events: familial, national, local, and orphan-like

All Saints Day is a Catholic and National Holiday.  One goes to the familial grave, prays to the saints and lord, celebrates life through eating the traditional filipino food (fried chicken, rice, casaba cake, pancit… all the good stuff).

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