From Canada to Manila part 5

We got up in the morning and boarded a bus to Tanay, Rizal. I was filled with excitement. The bus was packed with people from different parts of the world lead by Grand Tuhon. The rain did not damper anyone’s spirits. The Sierra Madre mountain range was extremely beautiful. It was nice to see green…

From Canada to Manila part 4

I finally got the chance to go back to my family’s sugarcane plantation. Memories of old started flooding back. The sights, the smells, the people and the overall peace of the land was something my spirit needed, badly. My cousin asked me to go with him to provide snacks and drinks for those working (magkakarga)…

From Canada to Manila part 3

Now for some more fun stuff. The 6th Pekiti Tirsia Conference started in a local restaurant called Bulalo Republic. Here we all gathered for dinner and amazing introductions. It was great to see everyone united under One PTK. It was an international gathering. Our brothers and sisters from the Philippines, Canada (that’s us!) the UK,…

Huncar’s Balintawak.

Family Day weekend is one of my favorite Canadian holidays. For our American friends, it’s the same day as President’s Day. My family and I love Northern Idaho. So we packed up and drove to Sandpoint, ID. However, we stopped in the beautiful town of Cranbrook, British Columbia. Here you’ll find a lot of mountains…