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More About Driving in Davao

I received from a comment from one of Mia asking if I have driven here in Davao I decided to add to the last article from my view. When I moved here my fiancée Elena told me I must have a car. I would have been happy just riding Jeepneys and taxis. It would probably been cheaper too. Recently gasoline came down in price to 44.40 pesos per liter which is $4.19 per gallon. Also with all the traffic even my little Kia only gets...

Driving in Davao

In an earlier post I wrote about the crazy driving here in Davao, but there is so much to say. I could write something every day and still find more to write about, but you all would get bored. Driving here is a crazy adventure. First of all there are many Jeepneys, MultiCabs, MotorCabs, Pedicabs, private cars and motorcycles that the traffic congestion looks worse than the Los Angeles Freeways during rush hour. Entering a...

A Little Help from My Friends

First I would like to thank my readers. I write this blog as a Journal of my life here. I write about my family, places I go and things I see or notice living here as a Foreigner in a Foreign country. I would like to write more but at times I do not know what to write about. Because of this I would like my readers to place a comment if there are things you would like to know about the Philippines, Mindanao or Davao. If you...

My Filipino Family

Recently I have heard stories and read articles on other blogs about the relationships between a foreigner and a Filipina and how their extended family act or make demands on the relationship. I am not going to write about what I have heard and read, that has been said in many places. What I am going to write about is my family. As I have written here that I had met Elena on an online site. The site was Cherry Blossoms. There...