Before the Eastern Sunset

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Site Description: Before the Eastern Sunset (BTES) talks about interesting, popular and even the mundane places in the Philippines and beyond. BTES also contains post about food, history, Pinoy culture and other things under the Philippine sun.
Date Joined: Apr 18, 2010

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18 Kilometers - Monumento to Blumentritt
on Apr 11, 2013 in Metro Manila Filipinos for Life Explorer's notebook Blumentritt Rizal Avenue Lenten pilgrimage 1 kilometer, 2 kilometers, 3 kilometers...the distance from the starting point of our pilgrimage is growing but our group didn't seem to mind it. We were not daunted by the 18 kilometers of distance that we had to walk from Monumento to Baclaran Chur...

When Your Child Needs a Tutor
on Apr 10, 2013 in tutor education Information Eduboard One of my part time jobs during college is tutoring. My neighbor, the sister of my grade school teacher, asked me to teach her son because he is weak in Math. The mother told me that her son always receive low scores during Math exams. I agree with h...

18 Kilometers - The Beginning
on Apr 7, 2013 in Metro Manila Filipinos for Life Explorer's notebook Lenten pilgrimage A friend invited me to join their Lenten devotion of walking from Monumento to Baclaran. This devotion is the F4L (Filipinos for Life) pilgrimage started last year and is meant as an act of penance for the sake of the unborn and the repeal of the Rep...

Food for Lent: Fish Sausage
on Apr 4, 2013 in Cookery Foodtrip fish sausage I had a hard time during looking for something to cook during the Lenten Season. I vowed not to eat meat so my only option was to cook fish and vegetables. Unfortunately, fresh fish is “rare” in the area where I stayed in Thailand. I was also a p...

Noodle Time at Victory Monument
on Apr 1, 2013 in Foodtrip Victory Monument Bangkok Thailand Thai boat noodles Bangkok Victory Monument is not much of a tourist attraction. Tourists don't go there to marvel at the tall obelisk in the middle of the rotunda. They go there either to ride vans going to the provinces or taste yummy Thai foods. Victory Monument is a bus...

Cheap Essay Writing Service
on Mar 30, 2013 in write papers Information cheap essay Looking for a reliable and affordable writing service is not easy. This is true even if we already have the “power” of the Internet in our hands. The reason for the difficulty is the fact that there are hundreds of websites and companies that off...

End of the Month Roundup - March 2013
on Mar 30, 2013 in Vin de Ray Phukhieo Wildlife Sanctuary Thailand End of Month Time indeed moves very quickly. The month of March has ended and the first quarter of 2013 is gone. Nine months more and we'll be welcoming 2014. Aside from the end of first quarter, March is also the month when I ended my 6-month stay in Thailand. I...

La-kawn Sawatdee Siam
on Mar 20, 2013 in farewell Thailand Personal Last Tuesday  the whole office gathered for a send-off ceremony for me and a Mongolian office mate. Our bosses gave us our certificates and of course we gave our little speeches. I realized that day that I'm really leaving Thailand. That my...

Final Stopover at Vin de Ray Winery
on Mar 17, 2013 in Saraburi Province Explorer's notebook Vin de Ray Thailand The sun is setting and I'm exhausted because of our very long travel from Phukhieo Wildlife Sanctuary. Our driver wanted to get home fast so he just gave us few stopovers along the way. The result is my butt and back hurt so much because of too much...

Inside the Forest of Phukhieo
on Mar 13, 2013 in Phu Khieo Explorer's notebook Phukhieo Wildlife Sanctuary Thailand Chaiyaphum Province I had no experience in entering a thick forest prior to my visit to Phukhieo Wildlife Sanctuary. I actually live on the top of the mountain in a province near Metro Manila but the forest is gone. The trees were cut down for the sake of “development...

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