Monthly Archives: June 2009

UAAP Season 72 Opens July 11, 2009: FEU Hosts.

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[Related Post: UAAP Season 72: Opening in High Definition] The UAAP Season 72 (2009-2010) opens at the Araneta Coliseum on July 11, 2009, to be hosted by the Far Eastern University and broadcast live over Studio 23, ABS-CBN’s UHF Channel. … Continue reading

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Mount Malarayat: Golf & Country Club and The Club Hotel

I was in Mount Malarayat in Lipa, Batangas, few weeks back with some friends. We stayed at The Club Hotel of the Mount Malarayat Golf and Country Club. All along, I thought we were at The Suites but that was … Continue reading

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NCAA Season 85 Update: SBC Opens. Wins!

Today, SBC opens the 85th Season of the NCAA with the theme “Winning Drive at 85!” at the Big Dome. For its initial outing, the San Beda Red Lions wins over Mapua Cardinals with the final score of 85-52. The … Continue reading

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NCAA 2009 Newbies: Two U and a C!

NCAA 2009 (Season 85) opens at the Big Dome this Saturday, June 27, the A(h1n1) scare, notwithstanding. The three-peat Champs, San Beda, plays host this season (Source). The season will begin with a tripleheader of seniors’ basketball games. Since the … Continue reading

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Mongolian Bbq, Atbp!

Mongolian Barbecue is a restaurant style of stir frying meats and vegetables over a large, round, solid iron griddle. Originally from Taiwan and not a cuisine from Mongolia. It is called barbecue even when it’s not cooked in direct fire. … Continue reading

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Pinili: Chosen. By Whom?

Pinili, Ilocos Norte, is called Pinili because Gregorio Aglipay, founder of the Philippine Independent Church, chose (Pinili in Tagalog and Ilocano) to hide in this mountainous municipality. Aglipay has a statue in honor of him, having a bible & a … Continue reading

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CURRIMAO: Resorts and other Places of Interests.

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On my way to Badoc , I made a side trip to Currimao and Brgy. Victoria is where the Resorts are. Aside from the local fave, Pangil Beach and D’ Coral Beach Resort , you have Playa Tropical Resort, Sitio Remedios … Continue reading

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Badoc: The Juan Luna Shrine and La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc

I have revisited some places South of Ilocos (Norte) this past Summer. The municipality of Badoc, among others, may be overlooked by visitors because these are the towns that you pass by when you get to Laoag going North to … Continue reading

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Adams: Alternative to the Coast of Ilocos.

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Adams, Ilocos Norte, recently opened its doors to tourists for eco/nature tour. Situated on a mountainous terrain, Adams is accessible from the more famous coastal Pagudpud. I have consciousness of the town since I was a child but never had … Continue reading

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