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Blog Profile / Adventures of the Coconuter


URL :http://coconuter.blogspot.com/
Filed Under:Travel / Asian Travel
Posts on Regator:431
Posts / Week:1.3
Archived Since:March 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Ambivalence

Simon and I were reminiscing the other day about the olden times during the classic days of the Coconuter--when we used to plant vegetables, roam through the jungles for fruits, climb the nearby... ...

Boac, Marinduque

We headed out of Manila around midday. We were off on a quest to Marinduque (Tagalog: Marinduke) to find a long lost relative of mine--one who had disappeared more than 40 years ago. Taking a... ...

Fusion Excel vs. Coconuter

I have demanded from Fusion Excel that either 500,000 PHP be paid for the removal of the photos or 1,000,000 PHP be paid for the removal of both the article and the photos (as dictated in my e-mail... ...

Fusion Excel (Quantum Pendant) Going to Sue Coconuter?

I just received this in my e-mail inbox. Apparently, Fusion Excel is going to sue me. It is in relation to the post I did on Fusion Excel's Quantum Pendant SCAM a few weeks... ...

Daranak Falls, Rizal

Located in Tanay, Rizal is a fairly large waterfalls by the name of Daranak. Simon had always spoke fondly of his experience at Daranak falls, and his pictures boasted its clean waters and appealing... ...

Quiapo Market

In Quiapo, or the 'old downtown' of Manila, is perhaps one of the more comprehensive palengkes or markets you will find in Metro Manila. I particularly like to purchase vegetables there as it is... ... ...

La Mesa Ecopark, Dam, and Reservoir

Freshly buzzed, I am now bald and looking like a cancer patient after what I did to myself. But, the adventures and travels continue. This time, to the La Mesa Watershed, Dam, and Ecopark in Quezon... ... ...

Penitence

Frustration, disappointment, regret, desperation, and the inability to turn back time hit me all at once. This rageful mix of emotions I released on myself and my belongings. Care and... ... ...

Tainted Manila Bay

We are born simple and pure. We are born with simple features and pure minds. We are born with simple needs and with pure thoughts. Yet, as time passes, we grow older and things change. Just as... ... ...

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Just a short walk from the Coconut Palace and the CCP Complex along Roxas Boulevard in Manila is the five-star luxury hotel known as Sofitel. Perhaps one of the more massive structures in the area,... ... ...

Coconut Palace

Along Roxas Boulevard in Manila and next to the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex is the Coconut Palace--a mansion constructed during the Marcos era with coconut used as the primary... ... ...

Coconut House, Quezon Memorial Circle

Not long ago, I had heard of a certain 'Coconut House' restaurant and store that supposedly serves foods with coconut as the main ingredient and sells a variety of coconut products. In search of... ... ...

Intramuros, Manila Cathedral, and San Agustin Church

If you are in Manila and would like to take some time to sit and relax or just take a quiet walk--you've got a handful of popular choices. There's Luneta Park, Baywalk (Roxas Blvd & Manila Bay),... ... ...

The Quantum Pendant (Fusion Excel) Scam

If you all read my previous post about the Quantum Pendant by Fusion Excel, then you know my opinion about it--basically, it's a scam. Well, I found out about this firsthand, but not because I... ... ...

Updates

Guys, I may need to move out of my current place here in Manila soon, because of some issues. If anyone is aware of any vacant apartments that is 6k PHP or less within Metro Manila or in the... ... ...

Lugaw

The trek to Taal's crater lake was lengthy and arduous, but rewarding nonetheless. After a couple of day's rest, my muscles regained their strength and the burnt skin and ruptured vessels of my feet... ... ...

Updates

My apologies for the long delay in posting (prior to the Taal post). I was undergoing a crisis in my personal life. Posts should come more regularly now. Apologies also for the delay to those... ... ...

Taal Volcano Trek

There are times when you feel so good, so energized, that you think you are immortal--like you can take on anything. It is indeed a great feeling, only until the 'high' fades away, you realize that... ... ...

Philippine Property Listings (For Sale or Rent)

It's difficult to find quality listings for real estate in the Philippines. Oftentimes, photos are not included or the listings are not up-to-date. In hopes of providing a remedy for this... ... ...

Cancer

Pollution. I hate it. I am sure many of you do too. But, I don't think all of you realize that what you hate may actually be something that you really love. ...

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