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Fruits of the Philippines; The Hellish Smell of Durian

 

 

a Durian Roadside Stand in Davao City
a Durian Roadside Stand in Davao City

 

Durian fruit is a much anticipated fruit to the Filipino community. Years ago upon my arrival I could not fathom the idea that someone would eat something so smelly. Over the … Continue Reading ››

The Cool, Crisp Easy Life In Malaybalay City, Philippines

 

The Beauty of Malaybalay, A Superior Place to Live, Visit and Enjoy
The Beauty of Malaybalay, A Superior Place to Live, Visit and Enjoy

 

The beauty of the city of Malaybalay rests high in the mountains of Bukidnon. Located on the island of Mindanao, the … Continue Reading ››

The Bayan Group in Full Gear Protest for Barack Obama’s Visit to the Philippines

 

Protestors on the Visit of U.S. President Barack Obama --- It Aint All Love in the Philippines for America
Protestors on the Visit of U.S. President Barack Obama — It Aint All Love in the Philippines for America

 

The extremist group Bayan of the Philippines … Continue Reading ››

U.S. President Barack Obama to Visit the Philippines

 

Obama to Visit the Philippines for 2 Days Starting on Monday April 28th, 2014
Obama to Visit the Philippines for 2 Days Starting on Monday April 28th, 2014

 

 United States President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in the Philippines on Monday, April 28th.  His … Continue Reading ››

A Morning Coffee in the Philippines Changes the Meaning of a “Brand New Day”

 

 

The Street People of Davao City and their quest for humanity.
The Street People of Davao City and their quest for humanity.

 

I’d like to write today about the flip side of giving money in the Philippines. Though giving money is only one aspect of … Continue Reading ››