The Skypark at the new Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore is simply spectacular. The edge pool on the 57th floor is such an amazing sight that every single person had a camera taking pictures of everything and everyone! Good thing I was one of those behind the camera and not in front of one.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
I glanced out of the plane window and was mesmerized with this cloud "tower".
Not only was the shape of the cloud unusual, I loved the color combination
of blue and orange--complementary colors on the color wheel.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Our itinerary: Start in Barcelona and finish in Madrid
One of the highlights of 2010 for us was a 6-day road trip of Northern Spain with 5 other couples
right after a conference in Barcelona.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Me (left) and the glamorous Annie Lim Kawpeng with our Pearl Edition
Here are the results of the Cookbook Giveaway of this post!
I used an online random generator, but I didn't have a DTI person next to me,
so you'll just have to take my word for it!
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Every year we make it a point to bring the kids to at least one local destination so that they realize and appreciate how beautiful the Philippines is.
This particular trip was to Dumaguete in the Visayas. Dumaguete is on the southwest part of Negros Oriental. We stayed in a resort in Dumaguete, and from there, took a day trip to Bais, where we could see dolphins in their natural habitat.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
To mark my blog's 100th post, I'm giving away the
Assumption HS79 Cookbook,
The PEARL Edition, to one lucky winner!
This cookbook is a compilation of 202 favorite recipes contributed by members of
Assumption College San Lorenzo High School class of 79.
All you have to do is leave a comment after this post!
Winner will be chosen by noon of Nov 15, Manila time.
That's less than a week!
The book will be mailed to you anywhere in the Philippines.
(okay, United States included too since I have a sil leaving next week and
she can probably hand carry one to the nearest US post office!)
Saturday, November 6, 2010
I usually write about places far from home, another country or another province--not usually about Manila, because well, maybe I take it for granted. But on days when the weather is nice and cool,
and in the company of good friends, I am reminded how nice it is to just be here.
We had just taken off from the yacht club on Manila Bay, for a sunset cruise.
This is the view looking back at Roxas boulevard.