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Busker Serenades Tourists at St. Paul Ruins

When God showered men talents, this guy, stood in front of the line. This busker looks like he has a Portuguese Origin. He plays his guitar on his left, and sings along with it with his deep and very good singing voice echoing the ruins of St. Paul Church.The…

Las Neiredas: A Mermaid Painting in Malacanang

I am going to show you photos I took of a painting at Malacanang Museum during the PMA Class 2012 Interdisciplinary Tour. I’m guessing that this could be year 2009. The Las Nereidas by Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida. This painting used to be inside President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s…

Rice Please: Treating Our Mom to a Singapore-Malaysia Trip

My brothers treated our mom to a trip to Singapore and Malaysia. My mother is good with walking but she does not eat any dish but Filipino and there has to be rice…

The Danish Lagoon: Touch of Europe in Siquijor

The Danish Lagoon, is a taste of europe in Siquijor. The highlight of this beach resort is not just its european atmosphere but the untra-delicious Aussie Burger from their HC Andersen Restaurant…

The 200 Year-Old Kang-Isok House in Siquijor

Siquijor is synonymous with antiquity. Most of their structures are preserved, like for instance and in addition to the Lazi Convent and Church, the 200-year old Kang-isok House…

Fr Tan and the Ancient Water Tank at Lazi Convent

A look inside the convent and the rarely visited water-tank terrace. Lazi convent is such a priceless historical heritage. I wish that somebody will be kind enough to restore it. Otherwise, please pray I get wealthy and I’ll gladly spend for it myself…

Traveling Siquijor on a Shoe String Budget

Traveling in siquijor on a shoe string budget…

We rang the bell at Lazi Church Siquijor

Photos taken at the San Isidro Labrador Church exterior and interior. The church pretty much reminds me of the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception at Baclayon Church in Bohol. There were no frescoes at all but they had elaborate retablos some of which were already looted for…

Five Lessons Learned at M/V Siquijor

An overnight trip from Iligan City to Lazi Siquijor. Clean comfort room. A broken television and airconditioning unit…

Traveling Alone and Jellyfish Sting at Puerto Galera

I went on a holiday alone at Puerto Galera. I am used to traveling alone so it was not an issue besides being alone means I can do whatever I want to do. I want the freedom and independence of solitude, besides, if I will meet people. If I want…