…even if its just beside the cemetery? I was swimming at the beautiful Santiago White Beach and from the distance, at the far end of the strip, I can see a beautiful but short strip of white sand. And I thought, wow, that one must be great for an intimate swim with a special someone. But then, as I tried to look keenly at the shadowed areas, I was just surprised! Underneath the coconut palms and mantalisay trees were sepulchers, niches of the dead! Scary!…Continue Reading “Would you still swim in this beautiful white sand beach even if…”

It was a serendipitous moment. I was behind the driver of the motorcycle and we were passing through the main highway of Kapatagan in Lanao del Norte enroute to Cathedral Falls. out of the corner of my eye, this odd looking structure, standing in the middle of an open lot fenced with concrete blocks, caught my attention. I had to tell the driver, with excitement, to stop and go back. Once we were at the front of the lot, I was just smiling, enjoying the…Continue Reading “An odd House along the highway”

Inquirer.net reported on the proposed plans coming from the Office of the Governor of Batangas, Gov. Vilma Santos, herself a veteran actress in the local movie industry, of putting up a huge, 14 meter sign on the slopes of Binintiang Malaki. I’m against it. Here’s why.