Retired in Samar

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Site Description: Personal Blog that documents life from a straight forward and sometimes humorous perspective while living in Calbayog City in Samar, Philippines.
Date Joined: Mar 19, 2013

Tags: Calbayog City samar, tropical living, Philippines, live and retire, living in paradise

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It’s Mass Chaos!
on Apr 8, 2013 in Dockside calbayog city live and retire moving to the philippines packing and moving Philippines samar Yesterday I wrote about going back to work – fixing, repairing, installing, etc. The roof repairs have been made, the new toilet flange and bolts are in, and the electrician is coming today. Until he arrives, I’ve begun some serious ̷...

Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to work I go…
on Apr 7, 2013 in Dockside calbayog city live and retire in philippines move to philippines Philippines real estate samar selling a home sold If you haven’t been following closely, we have an accepted offer on the house but it was contingent upon a satisfactory home inspection. The inspector was here last Thursday, and the report was received on Saturday morning. Aside from the ̷...

Controlling Mosquitoes/Incidence of Dengue
on Apr 1, 2013 in All Things! Health and Fitness calbayog city Dengue dengue fever Eastern Visayas mosquito mosquitoes Philippines samar HEALTH – Learn to make a simple Mosquito Trap and fight back against DENGUE carrying mosquitoes. Items needed: What we need is basically: 2-liter plastic bottle (Coke, Mt Dew, Dr Pepper, Etc…mosquitos can’t read!) 50 grams of brown...

Manic Monday!
on Mar 31, 2013 in Dockside balikbayan balikbayan boxes live and retire in the philippines Moving to Calbayog City moving to the philippines samar It’s Monday! But it’s not just another ordinary pre-defined dreary, drabby Monday. It’s a MANIC MONDAY! Everyone knows that each day of the week has a definite personality, but today’s Monday will be unlike any other Monday I...

New Samar Photos Added – 3.31.13
on Mar 30, 2013 in Samar Uncovered biri rock formations biri-magasang calbayog city Northern Samar Paranas Samar photos samar Ulot river New photos added to the Photos From Around Samar page.

[Dockside] Build It and They Will Come!
on Mar 27, 2013 in Dockside for sale by owner fsbo live and retire in the philippines ms selling a home Tupelo Winfield Dr Winfield Subdivion Last week, I no sooner finished building a business website for a friend, and I found myself building a simple website of our home for sale. I figured that while I was still in the website building mode, it couldn’t … Continue reading ...

Small Quake Jolts Samar
on Mar 27, 2013 in Recent News! calbayog city catarman earthquake hits samar Northern Samar Palapag Philippines Phivolcs tectonic quake MANILA, Philippines - By Jamie Marie Elona,, March 28th, 2013. A magnitude 3.9 earthquake jolted parts of Northern Samar Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In an advisory, Phivol...

The Philippines – Photographic Impresssions
on Mar 26, 2013 in All Things! In The Philippines Videos banaue Baroque churches of Philippines Batangas bohol boracay cagayan de oro Calamian Islands cebu chocolate hills cordilleras ilocos Iloilo manila mayon volcano Pagsanjan Gorge Palawan Panay Island Philippines video Puerto Princesa underground river Rice terraces South China Sea Sulu sea Taal Volcano Tarsier Vigan Discover the Philippines near and far, all the natural beauty, historical sites, and diversity of cultures and people. Thanks to Peter Langer Photography for all the collection of  great photos.        ...

Another Accomplishment for Philippine PSE
on Mar 26, 2013 in Recent News! economics Investment grade rating investment in Philippines Philippine trading stocks Philippines economy shares Stock Exchange stock market PSEi hits 24th record on PHL investment grade rating. Siegfrid O. Alegado, GMA News – March 27,2013 Trading in Philippine shares closed at a new record high on Wednesday after Fitch Ratings gave the country an investment grade rating for the...

Exploring the Philippines – Caving in Samar [video]
on Mar 26, 2013 in Samar Uncovered Videos Borongan City Calbayog Airport calbayog city Calbiga River Catbalogan City caves caving expedition extreme adventures joni bonifacio Paranas Philippines samar Samar Island trexplore Joni Bonifacio of TREXPLORE Adventures is here again with his Italian caving visitors who keep coming back to Samar for more extreme adventure. With many kilometers of underground river yet to explore, each day brings more mapping, more adventure, an...

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