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“The Bride” – A Lighthouse Story

The Bride by Zia Garcia  The lighthouse had not always been a lighthouse. Once it had been a beautiful bride but now she stood up tall and still, shimmering against the sky, her body clad in her white dress, silky smooth. The bride stared out to sea with her one yellow eye, slowly searching for her […]

Reprint – Sentinels of Heritage Guide Philippine’s Progress, Light its Soul

By Jerome AningPhilippine Daily InquirerFirst Posted 02:05:00 01/09/2011 MANILA, Philippines—The future of the “lonely sentinels of the sea”—as architectural historian Manuel Maximo Noche Lopez del Castillo calls the network of 19th-century lighthouses in the Philippines—is looking brighter with the much-improved finances of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). With an increased budget this year, the PCG […]

Travel-Northern Samar Offers Undisturbed Paradise Islets

Many of you know I have travelled to the Philippines to visit many times, and I have seen some parts of the 7,107 island paradise. Also, because of my former occupation which led to this website, I am also interested in lighthouses, so when the two of them come together, then it is of interest […]

What Is It?

  OK, what is it? Check out this Youtube page to see it in action! From the webpage, it says: It’s not a lamp in the shape of an evil toad. It’s a lamp that mimics the behavior of todais, a.k.a. Japanese lighthouses. Prior to today, I thought that todai meant all you can eat sushi. The Evul Todai […]