Bacolor, Pampanga: Half A Town, Half A Church But A Whole Soul! July 22nd 2012 The year was 1991. Mount Pinatubo's eruption marked the Philippines in the world map. It was the 2nd largest volcanic eruption in the whole world in the 20th century. Just a year before, a major earthquake struck an area just a hundred kilometers from the Mount Pinatubo region. About 7.8 in the Reichter scale. Enough to awaken this dormant volcano of a hundred years. And just like the disastro ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Pampanga » Bacolor The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life!
I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. ... full info