September 19 – 20, 2014 was a disastrous weekend for the Philippines as tropical storm Fung-wong (Mario) reached the Luzon region and hit the capital Manila with its full power. Thousands had to flee from the rain and the big flood: Telegraph.co.uk.
Halo-Halo: Intramuros tour with Carlos Celdran
Halo-Halo? Halo-what? Outside of the Philippines you probably will just look into puzzled faces, when people hear the expression. In the Philippines, instead you get one of the most common desserts. Halo-Halo (Tagalog: mixed together) is a mixture of shaved ice and