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Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan

Written By: Kaloy - Jul• 23•10

The _MG_1422Island of Palawan is the largest and longest of the provinces of the Philippine islands. Some consider it to be the last remaining frontier of natural beauty found in the Islands. Tourist from all over the world would come and visit it’s shores just to partake on its pristine and magical nature. (more…) Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan

“Disaster Busters”

Written By: Kaloy - Jul• 20•10

“We IMG_0694Came, we saw, we saved!” These are the words that would emphasize the very meaning of our Training batch, amongst the roar of the typhoon and the constant rains over the week, we strive to complete our course. Different people with different backgrounds now only have one reason that binds us to the core, Red blood ever flowing, full of life and hope. We are “Disaster Busters!” Quezon City chapter! (more…) “Disaster Busters”

Anawangin

Written By: Kaloy - Jul• 19•10

There Anawangin 09 154are a few remaining OMG moments left for me… as I have been around the country looking for perfect beaches and places where you can get back to nature and rough it out in the wild outdoors w/o the convenience of a cell signal or the feel of city. I would never have thought I would have one of those moments here in Zambales!

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Capones Island

Written By: Kaloy - Jul• 18•10

OfAnawangin by Kaloy 040 the Coast of Barangay Pundaquit 15 min of to sea. You can charter a boat to bring you and your group to the island of Capones of the coast of Barangay Pundaquit. The trip will just cost you around P200 per person and that usually includes a trip to two islands, Capones and Tamara. (more…) Capones Island

Barangay Pundaquit

Written By: Kaloy - Jul• 17•10

At Pundaquit 479the very end of the road does not usually mean a dead end… In this case the end of the road is the beginning of a grand adventure! This is where Barangay Pundaquit is located. This is the jump off point to all sites located in the area. (more…) Barangay Pundaquit

The Past Revisited

Written By: Kaloy - Jun• 30•10

There _MG_9801_eare some things that define a decade, from the technology that’s available to the masses, the trends that people do to the clothes we ware. These are the things that define a generation. The Philippine Saya was one of these iconic symbols of the turn of the century. It was a great show of wealth and status to wear one of these clothes. Only the elite could posses the capability to wear it with style. Remembering the past and would always be the definition of who we are today and in doing so shapes our future. (more…) The Past Revisited

Misibis

Written By: Kaloy - Jun• 20•10

Located _MG_9109on the island of Cagraray along the Albay coast, the resort of Misibis is one of the most sought after resorts in the region. Boasting white sand beaches and a luxurious accommodation every minute is spent relaxing along the shore and soaking up the early morning rays on a beautiful veranda and dipping in the infinity pool ;) (more…) Misibis

Tiwi

Written By: Kaloy - Jun• 19•10

At _MG_8950the back of Mayon Volcano along the coastal highway heading north, 45min drive from Legazpi is the small town of Tiwi. Here the famous Tiwi Hot springs are found as well as clay potteries locally made and sold in the markets. From small piggy banks to life size clay dogs and table top decorations there is no end to the selection of handicrafts available to you. (more…) Tiwi

The Legend of Mt. Mayon

Written By: Kaloy - Jun• 18•10

Legend_MG_8726_e has it that the land of Albay was created by the Mayon volcano. A legend that has been passed from generation to generation, as old as the islands itself, when the islands were still connected via land bridges to South East Asia… Centuries before Magellan came to the name this land Philippines. There was Daragang Magayon a beautiful maiden with hair flowing like the river and as black as the raven’s feather, skin as soft as silk and a beauty that was said to be incomparable to anyone amongst all the lands of the Kabikulanan! She was the daughter of the chief of the tribe Tiong Makusog, where the only law is the law of the chief. And according to the law no outsider would ever lay hands on Daragang Magayon and court her, she would only wed someone from inside the village and pass on the legacy of the village to the next generation. (more…) The Legend of Mt. Mayon

A Tribute to All Fathers

Written By: Kaloy - Jun• 13•10

“I’m267_e so sorry sir… but your sons would only have 48 hours to live…” the harsh reality of the situation now dawns on to Ricardo “Ric” Nelmida were just moments ago had his wife Annette brought to the hospital for a premature delivery. The doctor’s words were simple but harsh… every syllable seamed to hit home. Time seamed to stop and mixed with both joy and worry. Joy because his wife had delivered twin sons and worry, because they would not even survive the next few hours inside the incubator. (more…) A Tribute to All Fathers

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