Category Archives: Davao Diary

Still Recovering from Flooding

People are still recovering from flooding here.  We’re fine, but just about a mile or two up the road, they aren’t.  Some of the people are staff at our school.  Some of the leadership from school visited families and asked what their biggest needs were, and they said school supplies and clothes for kids, and […]

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Breaded fish cutlets and kalamansi

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Public transport

My favourite transportation, the trysikad. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Three commercials to whiten skin

(Puti means white) This is just a sampling of the type of beauty product advertising we see here regularly, and I don’t even have a television. A while back the twitterverse was having a meltdown over an alleged beauty product commercial which supposedly valued white skin over dark. As it turned out the outrage was […]

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Eating at the kerenderia

This is bangus, a really delicious fish.  We have it at least once a week at home, and sometimes for lunch as well. The above meat was a bit of a mystery.  The lady at the kerenderia told me it was pork but she couldn’t think of the right English word to tell me more […]

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