Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Santa Barbara, Iloilo Golf Course Santa Barbara, Iloilo Golf Club and Course. On Easter, 2009 we had to take our son to the Iloilo airport to begin his journey back to the U.S. after his almost two month stay with us.  The golf course is not far from the new Iloilo airport so we decided to take this opportunity to take a look at the club.  Our timing proved to be serendipitous.  The course was closed for the Easter holiday but the gate was wide open, so we wandered in strolled around and took a few photos.  The course and the surroundings are just beautiful …

When we moved to the Philippines from the U.S. we shipped some of our household goods, including some antique table lamps.  We threw out the lamp shades thinking it would be easy to buy new ones in the Philippines. We ended up settling in Iloilo City.  We looked everywhere trying to buy new lamp shades in Iloilo.  It seems that table lamps are not used so much in the Philippines.  The only way we could buy a shade would be to buy a lamp and …