Searching for the Real World

Posted by in Life, Rules of life

This is so far from the real world! I heard someone say recently when touring around our small island here in the Philippines. The way people live, what they do for a living, how they pass their time, they way things are. It was all so far from the real world. It really made such perfect sense. It is another world out here, and the laws and ways of the west do not apply. But ask any of the fishermen preparing their boats for their morning trips what they think the real…read more

How to fiesta like a Pinoy

Posted by in fiesta, Travel

When it comes to having a party, Filipinos know how to enjoy life. The month of May here in Camiguin is always a festive month, and this year was no exception. There was one fiesta after the other, festivities traveling through the island one community at a time. During the fiesta the streets are filled with tiny shops during the day, there are most likely basketball games ongoing, small gatherings here and there, and the evenings are marked with loud, pop-up discos which are built on the basketball courts. You know…read more

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