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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

Broken. A term that we can apply to a structure ravaged by time.

Or to a place ravaged by the forces of nature.

Or a societal state ravaged by a corrupt system, where the rich becomes richer and the poor becomes poorer. 63 more words


Tacloban City Center: Multimodal Complex

After the disaster that occurred in Tacloban, Leyte, disaster resiliency has become a concern in the architecture design of structures. Disaster resiliency comes in forms of strength in design and adaptability of design. 258 more words


Sto. Niño Church, Tacloban City, Leyte

Sto. Nino Church, Tacloban City by jgdumandal on Flickr.


The journalists are not alright

This article was originally published in the 2015 Langara Journalism Review.

The wind carried the smell of death. Bodies lined sidewalks of the Filipino city of Tacloban and filled the beds of cargo trucks while others, still trapped under the rubble, awaited recovery.  1,745 more words

Summer in Samar!

I love travelling given that I am in a good condition. Three days before going to Samar, I’ve been suffering from headache, dizziness, and vomiting. Few hours before our flight, I visited the doctor and booom!…as usual mababa na naman ang hemoglobin count ko.   431 more words


Revisiting Tacloban Airport

The last time I was in Tacloban was in the summer before Typhoon Yolanda (International: Haiyan) laid waste to the city and many others along its path. 348 more words


Why sanding a wall is my favourite thing to do

Let me set the scene for you.

It’s so hot that even the Filipinos, who are accustomed to the tropical weather, are complaining about the heat. 860 more words