Monthly Archives: June 2006

Spelunking Callao – Penablanca, Cagayan

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Spelunking – the hobby or practice of exploring caves. Callao Cave is located in the Municipality of Penablanca, a 30-minute drive from Tuguegarao City. The road is paved and very accessible by car. There are two ways of going to … Continue reading

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On the road to Tuguegarao, Cagayan

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It was already past 12 noon when we reached the first town of Cagayan Valley, Sta. Praxedes. We were relieved to know that we’re already within Cagayan and sooner, we are now in our destination. That’s what we thought. In … Continue reading

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When local radio turns Chinese

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June 9, 2006: We are ready for Tuguegarao City, our take off point to Callao Caves. It was my first time to drive from Ilocos to Tuguegarao City. While in Ilocos, we asked around how long would it take us … Continue reading

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“Cebu” is in Laoag!

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The newly acquired Airbus 319 of Cebu Pacific made its inaugural flight to Laoag City on June 8, 2006, Thursday. I was one of the 150 passengers to have first tried flying Cebu Pacific’s newly acquired airbus. The new A319 … Continue reading

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Power Walk Tour – Binondo

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Days before classes will start and before the streets of Binondo/Chinatown shall become super-hyper-mega-ultra congested, I had the pleasure of conquering it by foot in a 4-hour power walk tour through “Old Manila Walks.” Thanks to our tour guide, Ivan … Continue reading

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His name is Ron, but they called him “Joe”

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Here’s another post by a guest blogger. It is the personal account of Ron Scott, my brother-in-law, of his visit to the Philippines particularly in Ilocos. He was amazed by the culture of the Ilocanos especially when he came to … Continue reading

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Creativity floats – Piddig

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One thing which you may enjoy in Ilocos is the parade (“parada” in Ilocos) of interesting little prince/princesses and little kings/queens aboard their equally exciting floats that go around town in the heat of the sun. This is usually a … Continue reading

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