Oval Era Hotel
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... a bit garlicky and best eaten with sukang Iloko
Pinakbet- this may not sound new anymore however you will be surprise to learn that their original version is different. The dish is a bit watery and has other vegetables that I am not familiar with but undoubtedly yummier.
Sinanglao- beef broth with innards. More like papaitan
Royal bibingka- tastes more like cassava cake to me. Must try
Tinubong- if you ...
After 10 hours of travel, we finally arrived in Sulvec, Ilocos Sur, hometown of my friend, Meiji. Their kind family allowed us to stay there for 4 days. After a quick rest, we start our journey to the north. With Tito Nanding (Meiji's uncle) as our driver, Ate Cheryl (Meiji's aunt) and of course, Ate Mhie (Meiji's mom) as our guide (PEACE people!), my friends (Meiji, Nath, Bong), my new friends (PS (Meiji's officemate and friend), Tim (PS' brother), Glenda (Tim's girlfriend)), and I ...
I've never traveled in a country so dependent on luck. Sure, you can plan, and heaven knows we didn't, but even planning in this country is still dependent on luck. Imagine living here. Imagine having your whole life dependent on luck. Maybe that helps explain the 98% Catholicism. And the depth of that 98% belief.
I'm not sure what news you are getting about the Philippines back home. I know you're getting some because of the message Max/Jon sent (happy ...
Baguio to Vigan - 5 hours became 7
Big shout out to Dick. Love your mails. Your empathy and understanding goes a long way.
Another difficult SE Asian road trip, just a day after the last one. Banaue to Baguio had been brilliant up until that last hour. But the last hour was tortuous, trapped in traffic, unmoving, nowhere to go in blistering heat. So yes, I'm grateful to those who understand the trials and tribulations of SE Asian road trips and scornful of those who write ...
Knowing the destinations involved doesn't make the story any more tragic but it certainly makes it more pertinent. Three months ago we'd never heard of Surabaya. Now we associate it with the airport nearest the spectacular Mount Bromo. It's hard not to believe the English and French on that plane had not been to Bromo. Whatever, ...