Tag Archives: Catanduanes

TWO DAYS IN A FAMILIAR TOWN

Feature TWO DAYS IN A FAMILIAR TOWN By Pablo A. Tariman Many things come to mind as the Catanduanes Tribune observes its 36th year. It is the only paper you turn to when you want to announce a coming concert … Continue reading

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OF POWER, POLITICS AND MUSIC IN THE ISLAND

Commentary OF POWER, POLITICS AND MUSIC IN THE ISLAND By Pablo A. Tariman While double checking my photo files, I came across a picture of mine at the Virac airport with the former governor (now recently re-elected), a former mayor … Continue reading

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CYCLE

Travel CYCLE by Pablo A. Tariman In this latest trip to the island, I am with my two daughters and three grandchildren and another one I’d like to call my German grandson. It is some reunion of sort because it … Continue reading

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THE UNSUNG HEROES OF TOURISM IN CATANDUANES

Island Tourism Situationer (Conclusion) THE UNSUNG HEROES OF TOURISM IN CATANDUANES by Pablo A. Tariman Before the inspiring enthusiasm of Tropang Turismo, there was also a tourism movement called “Go Catanduanes” and it’s co-founder, Ezra “Tisoy” Efondo, was the symbol … Continue reading

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ISLAND TOURISM AND CULTURE AND THE ARTS

The State of Tourism in Catanduanes (Part II) ISLAND TOURISM AND CULTURE AND THE ARTS By Pablo A. Tariman From 1992 to 2015. islanders in Virac and Bato towns were lucky to watch concerts of classical music being performed by … Continue reading

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ALL MY GRANDCHILDREN AND THE GRANDSON I WAS ONCE

Hearth and Home ALL MY GRANDCHILDREN AND THE GRANDSON I WAS ONCE By Pablo A. Tariman I- Prologue Suddenly I yearn for home. Home is an island about an hour’s away by plane and fifteen hours by bus and boat. … Continue reading

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