Monthly Archives: February 2011

Possible Business Opportunity for Bacon Community Airport

Last month, I wrote about Bacon Community Airport. One of my recommendations is to turn it into a flight training center.   And I feel that I wasn’t off the mark when I recommended it, especially, when I found this … Continue reading

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Exploring Sorsogon – Kiosko

Kiosko, or Kiosk in English, is a gazebo-like structure at the corner of the Sorsogon Provincial Capitol compound, along Rizal Street. It’s a well known tambayan of the locales, especially those taking a rest from playing basketball (there’s a court … Continue reading

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Another One Will Bite The Dust – De Vera Ancestral Home?

The author considers himself a lover of old houses. The older, the more attractive. Though, he doesn’t claim that he would love to stay on such places as well. He did try, but this is another story for another time. … Continue reading

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Beaches of Bacon

My cousins and I grew up interchanging the name of Tolonggapo Beach from Bacon Beach. Twenty years back, there was only one Bacon Beach – Tolonggapo Beach, obviously, located near the center of the former town of Bacon. – at … Continue reading

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Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral – The Renovation (Part 3 of 3)

(Note: The author have been following the progress of the cathedral’s renovation since 2009. He has no official word from the Diocese of Sorsogon about the details of the renovation. Here are the parts 1 and 2 of this article.) … Continue reading

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Exploring Sorsogon – Rimpulas (Part 2)

Rimpulas have been a fave spot by the Sorsoganons, and even those who are not living in the city. Its memories span several decades. And it has evolved from a garbage dumping site a couple of decades ago, to what … Continue reading

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Sorsogon Town Hall – Yesterday and Today [Updated]

I remember passing by the old Sorsogon Town Hall in barangay Talisay when I was still a kid. It was just one of those structures that I see on my way to my cousin’s place. Lately, as I begun to … Continue reading

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