Anthony Edwards

Anthony R Edwards is a traveler of the world, who has now embarked on a new romance and…

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Anthony R Edwards is a traveler of the world, who has now embarked on a new romance and adventure in the Philippines.

VISA AND CURRENCY #12
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VISA AND CURRENCY #12

I  started to think about both currency and Visa today. I need to change some money. I arrived packing a quantity of US$. They were full dollars too. Years ago I kept in a savings pile at home, all the US$ that were used to pay me by American visitors, rather than change them at […]

MY PHILIPPINES ADVENTURE #11
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MY PHILIPPINES ADVENTURE #11

Some Simple Musings on my Philippines Adventure Damned if I know, is it a cultural thing or purely language? Daisy and I are having any number of laughs over each other’s comprehension. Well, actually, I’m the one with the comprehension problem. There we were having lunch and talking about the upcoming afternoon shopping trip. I […]

SEEING THE DOCTOR
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SEEING THE DOCTOR

Visiting a Doctor in Dumaguete is another new experience in my continuing adventure Before going to the doctor, We’d grabbed a bite in the Jollibee. Cost me $2.50 to feed and water Daisy and me. It was good though. And so it should be for that price. Good gracious me. Inflation is out of hand. […]

WALL AND GATES
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WALL AND GATES

Having a Wall and a Gate is typical in the Philippines Might be Good To keep People Out, but it is embarrasing when the person it is Keeping out is You You’ll recall last week Daisy and I had visited Valencia market when I got nature’s call. I was dropped at our apartment gate, none […]

THE MARKET
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THE MARKET

St. Valentine’s Day in Dumaguete – The Market Daisy thinks we should stay home. “Because so crowded.” The lady requires peace and quiet, not the hurly burly that comes with crowds celebrating. Most of Daisy’s conversations start with ‘Because.’ We aren’t sure why, that’s just the way it is. Daisy is supposed to be learning […]

PEDI-CABS
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PEDI-CABS

We are seated at a table for four, this Asian lass and I. We are in Casablanca. Not the Casablanca you understand but another spot on the planet that boasts the name. A restaurant in fact that, alas, does not have Sam playing for us tonight, there is no sign of Rick (I suppose he […]

BUS TO DUMAGUETE
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BUS TO DUMAGUETE

A Ceres Bus Trip to Remember The most ubiquitous bus line in this neck of the woods is the Ceres Liner. The fleet is modern and many of them are air conditioned and have free WiFi. The trip was to be a six hour drive with the driver appropriately tooting his horn every ten seconds […]

PHILIPPINES ADVENTURE
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PHILIPPINES ADVENTURE

My Philippines Adventure Continues Initiated in the unique experiences of public transportation in the Philippines Initially on our Philippines adventure, we got around in a cab. They are plentiful in the city as are Jeepneys and pedi-cabs. To anyone whoever complains about drivers in any North American cities I will ask, “You have never been […]

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