UP Singing Ambassadors Captivated Bohol On Independence Day

Hand in hand with the Provincial Government of Bohol as well as the Bohol Center for Culture and Arts Development, the Philippines Academy of Family Physicians (Bohol Chapter)  brought UP Singing Ambassadors to Bohol for its Behold Bohol concert last June 12, 2017. UPSA prides itself as among the four Filipino chorales to compete for the European Grand Prix, and was the first Asian to win the grand prize of the 2001 Guido d’Arezzo, which is the most prominent choral contest in Italy. The crowd went all smiles when the gate of the Tagbilaran City Cultural Center opened. And as … Continue reading UP Singing Ambassadors Captivated Bohol On Independence Day

Sunrise At Banat-i Hills

I was a little bit anxious to climb Banat-i Hills alone (and for the first time). But my feet have a mind of their own so I didn’t have much choice. I brisked to a concrete road to a rocky one that led me up. The 35-minute walk was supposed to be boring but I met Kuya Frank, a frequent climber of Banat-i Hills. He became my tour guide first, and eventually became my friend. I stopped when I reached the HNU retreat house because I thought it was the peak. But this energetic 70-year guy encouraged me to keep going so … Continue reading Sunrise At Banat-i Hills