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Brownouts, beaches and bugbites

Time has pretty much run out for our holiday in the Philippines; we fly out first thing on Tuesday (today is Saturday). Tonight we are having an early birthday celebration for Mary Ann at the old house in San Simon. … Continue reading

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The road to Zambales

Zambales is the mountainous province to the west of Pampanga probably best known for Subic Bay, a former US naval facility which has now been transformed into a freeport zone and is being opened up for tourism. As I wrote in an … Continue reading

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Boxing Day on the beach

So we survived the epic family celebration of Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) and Pasko (Christmas Day). On reflection, and despite what I said in my last post, Christmas Day was really not that different to Christmas back home, i.e. church, … Continue reading

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On the bee farm

Last night in Bohol and a change of hotel. This was brought about by us changing our itinerary, returning one day later than originally scheduled. Grand Luis Lodge were unable to accommodate us for this final evening, and arranged for … Continue reading

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