THE EGONGOTS

An enlightenment I picked up somewhere for this covidlization: The World says “PANIC, PANIC EVERYTHING IS OUT OF CONTROL” The Buddhist says “Relax, relax, everything is out of control” ___ There is a healing process going on. Silent and painful. I have to look back at the Egongots. See if there is a sign of […]

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THIS MESSAGE WILL SELF DESTRUCT IN FIVE DAYS. PHILIPPINE TIME.

I’m taking the annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk (SKWWPW) in Paete, Laguna on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Photographers, street photographers, travel photographers, amateurs, pros, hobbyists, or simply looking around. If you are somewhere near, this is your chance to photowalk the place. Paete is a good place for photography. An artisan’s realm. The Carving Capital […]

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SAGRADA

Mierkoles Santo. The women prepare “Ina” for the procession. While the men do the cooking. They have a troop of parabuligs to feed. Devotees who would parade Ina around the town — on their shoulders. But that was long ago. Today, Ina rides on a chariot. Breaking up that old gang of parabuligs. Still, the […]

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P FOR PLAGIARIZED

Borongan is not very near. You need to travel across different languages to get there. For the Philippine Information Agency to simply copy-paste my notes about eatables I experienced in Borongan, is contemptible. Wednesday, Patch Salarzon, very eagle-eyed, alerted me about the PIA’s lifting of some pieces from my decade old article Borongan Appetit! and […]

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