Travel Blogs from San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines

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Exciting Reports of Changed Lives, San Fernando, Philippines travel blog

Exciting Reports of Changed Lives

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... very exciting and I am looking foreward to working with these guys more as the weeks go on. ` This morning, I explored downtown San Fernando with Becca & Sarah. This was a really awesome experience, and we got to see more of the Filipino culture ...

Welcome to the Philippines (Week 1), San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Welcome to the Philippines (Week 1)

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... visiting and Old Spanish House, a huge catholic church called Quiapo, and the oldest catholic church in the Philippines.  On Friday, we headed up to San Fernando where much of our ministry will be focused, as well as Minalin, where we will be living ...

Adjusting to Philippines Life (Week 3), San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Adjusting to Philippines Life (Week 3)

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... you asked for a highlight of our ministry here from any of us team members we would probably all say our program at the prison in San Fernando last Saturday night.  When we had heard that we were going to the prison, we all had no idea as to what to ...

Pampanga and the Giant Lantern Festival, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Pampanga and the Giant Lantern Festival

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... Giant Lantern Festival where barangays compete against each other to be named the year’s winner.  The festival began in San Fernando in 1908 and has evolved with the paruls becoming bigger and the designs more intricate.  The paruls now ...

Pampanga Food and Cultural Tour, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Pampanga Food and Cultural Tour

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... retained.  We began our tour in the town of Bacolor which we were told is the oldest town in Pampanga and the one time capital of the Philippines.  Here we stopped at the San Guillermo cathedral built in 1576.  It takes a minute to realize ...

Eating Balut!  (Jane), San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Eating Balut! (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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It finally happened after almost 3 years in the Philippines.  I knew it would eventually.  I ate balut.  It happened during our management teambuilding weekend when Alex asked his driver to buy a bag of them with the intention that he would ...

Holy Week Crucifixions, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Holy Week Crucifixions

A travel blog entry by brokenhalo

... see some of the things I hadn't experienced previously. My gal and I opted to catch the festivities during Holy Week in San Fernando, Pampanga, Luzon (not to be confused with San Fernando, La Union). To that end, we ventured forth with a single ...

Made it to the Philippines!, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Made it to the Philippines!

A travel blog entry by martin.bachmann

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Start island hopping in the ...

Return to get married - Part 1, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Return to get married - Part 1

A travel blog entry by paulgee

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... . Shirley had to book everything back there, whilst I had to ensure I brought the necessary paperwork with me to satisfy the Philippines authorities. We decided to marry in Shirleys home town, a church wedding not being possible as I was a divorcee. There ...

Mid-way Home, San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Mid-way Home

A travel blog entry by strangerzero

1. Lourdes Heights. 2. Pilar ...

Return to get married - Part 2, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Return to get married - Part 2

A travel blog entry by paulgee

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... we were booked into, in San Fernando. We never seem to make grand entrances to hotels. I remember a previous visit, we journeyed from San Fernando to Manila by bus, and having only a short journey to our hotel from the bus station we hired a bike to take ...

Angeles, Angales City, Philippines travel blog

Angeles

A travel blog entry by paan777

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This is entertainment capital of Philippines. Fields Avenue is nightlife place there. ...

Second visit to the Philippines, Manila , Philippines travel blog

Second visit to the Philippines

A travel blog entry by paulgee

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28 November 2008    I think it is true to say that, when I made my first visit to the Philippines, Shirley was the one more certain of her feelings and before meeting me had already decided that I was THE man for her. This had been a slight ...

An Ordinary Good Friday in Pampanga, San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

An Ordinary Good Friday in Pampanga

A travel blog entry by lizaresandrea

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... with as there is nothing excessively idolatrous or fanatically superstitious in our Christmas celebrations. But Lent in the Philippines revolts every thinking Protestant fundamentalist who believes in salvation by faith alone, without any kind of human ...

Return to get married - Part 3, San Fernando Pampanga, Philippines travel blog

Return to get married - Part 3

A travel blog entry by paulgee

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... Camp John Hay which is the most popular tourist destination in the city. All too soon we were heading back to our hotel back in San Fernando, time was running out for this visit, my wedding visit, and I also had to get an extension to my visitors visa ...

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