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2017 YEAR END REVIEW FOR DOCGELO.COM

2017 may have been a challenging year for me in all aspects – personally, professionally and financially however, looking back, there are more events and experiences and learnings and people-encounters that I have to be thankful for! In retrospect, I may have been to lesser cities and towns this year than the past, and my days,…

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A WALK WITH DRAGON + LIONS

Mr. Sun was shining its brightest as everyone celebrated Valentine’s Day + Chinese New Year.   There was never a day better than last Sunday to take a walk through the streets of Manila China town. 🙂 I arrived at Manila Central Post Office fronting Liwasang Bonifacio, now known as Plaza Lawton, a few minutes before 10:30AM.  This majestic building served as our meeting place for Dong Ho’s  KaESKAPO…

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ON THE SECOND DAY OF THE YEAR (PART 1)

with less traffic and while everyone was still enjoying the holiday spirit, we went here…. Tina, Gabby and I with my in-laws — docBibs (my wife’s sister) and Daddy Larry (who’s on vacation here from San Leandro, Ca)  roamed almost the entire Chinatown in search for good food and best buys. You might be thinking that my family was in the…

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MANILA EXPLORED PART 1

This will be a three-part-or-so- chronicles of my extraordinary Sunday afternoon spent in OLD Manila for few hours… Late this morning, after reading the Sunday’s broadsheets, I felt terribly bored and wanted to do something outside the comforts of home.  So I told my wife Tina and my son Gabby that I needed to go out for…

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CHASING THE DRAGON : ONGPIN EXPERIENCE

It was one sunny afternoon when we hit Manila.  And it’s the first day of the year of the Earth Ox according to the chinese calendar.  I and my wife Tina decided to go to the Chinese New Year celebration in Manila Chinatown :  Binondo & Ongpin Streets.  I blogged it before and I’ll state it again…

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