Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

My wife and I love Indian (and Pakistani) food but as far as we knew there were no Indian restaurants in Iloilo City where we live.  When we were planning on visiting Boracay, a friend of ours told us to be sure to dine at  Crafty’s Rooftop Restaurant .  What a good …

This is a photo narrative of our trip to Boracay Island.  We traveled there from our home in Iloilo City by car.  First, a confession.  Although we have lived in Iloilo for three years, although we have explored many…

My wife and I love Indian (and Pakistani) food but as far as we knew there were no Indian restaurants in Iloilo City.  When we were planning on visiting Boracay, a friend of ours told us to be sure to dine at Crafty’s Rooftop Restaurant in Boracay.  What a good recommendation it was! We did so and were not disappointed.  Crafty’s had a tandoori oven which produced nan as good as we had in Montreal or New York.  Unfortunately the oven was not always fired Sikh Temple, Iloilo City (and food store too!) up, so nan was not always available.  We tried the whole wheat chappatis as a substitute and they too were excellent.  Actually everything was good.  We met the Pakistani chef, Vincent, and asked him where he buys the…

Digital photo narrative of our visit to Pandan, Antique Province, Philippines including information on natural and heritage sites, beaches, hiking, festivals, accommodations, hotels, resorts and dining. Our next stop is Pandan, Antique (222KM).  Pandan is one of those communities which has reached the realization that the protection and publicizing of its natural resources and maintaining its attractiveness is a good development strategy.  There’s a municipal tourism office in the middle of town.  We did not get to visit Malumpati Cold Spring Resort .  It appears to be a municipally-owned swimming hole mainly intended for day use, although there may be a cottage available.  You should be able …

All about hotels, pension houses, restaurants and what to see and do in San Jose, Antique …

DHL AND WIDE WORLD EXPRESS CORPORATION. FEDEX AND AIR 21 . We’ve used both of the big international shipping firms; DHL and FedEx. We recommend FedEx. FEDEX AND AIR21 . There’s FedEx office on the main floor of the Gaisano City mall in La Paz, Iloilo City,  across the river from the Atrium.  The office is at the end of the mall away from the river. There are also FedEx offices at the Mary Mart Shopping Center and another on Rizal in Lapuz, also in Iloilo City.  We used the FedEx Gaisano office to ship our absentee ballots to the USA.  We receive several FedEx shipments per year at our Tigbauan, Iloilo residence.  The service has been outstanding.    We have also had excellent service from the domestic Air21 service.   Phone (033) 509-0810 / 083 320-8267 The …