By Raoul J. Chee Kee
The cold and rainy weather failed to dampen this writer’s spirits a few weeks ago when we set foot in Hobbiton, the fictional village of the Hobbits set and shot among the rolling hills of Matamata in New Zealand.
1. Bring an adaptor for your gadgets. Their three-pronged plugs are different; two of them are slanted. I ended up borrowing an adaptor from the hotel front desk since the two “universal” adaptors I brought with me weren’t actually universal.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
By bus, the trip from Metro Manila to this capital town of Aurora, Central Luzon’s easternmost province, takes at most five hours. By car, it can be an hour shorter.
By Feliciano Rodriguez III
It was drizzling when we landed at Francisco B. Reyes Airport in Coron, Palawan. Good thing the SkyJet plane had umbrellas for each passenger. We then rode a van that would take us to Club Paradise.
To mark the feast of Our Lady of the Angels on Aug. 3, the Franciscan Community of San Pedro Bautista Parish in San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City, will have a grand Marian exhibit entitled “Maria: Huwaran ng mga Layko sa Pagsunod kay Kristo.”