Where else do you see people selling different goods in the street all in just a single traffic stop? Itlog ng pugo, chicharon, mineral water, salted peanuts and kasoy, cigarettes and candies, green mangoes with bagoong, roses and sampaguita, vendors would quibble and sell these goods on the street . Some kids would jump into the jeepney you are riding on and try to clean each passengers' slippers and shoes ( without really cleaning it) and end up begging for coins?
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At eto pa, where else in the world , of all the things, do all people of all walks of life have one thing in common? Sirit na? Ano pa e di cellphone! Almost everyone here owns a mobilephone. No! we seldom use it for voice talk but rather for 2 way text messaging. Kaya nga text capital of the world tayo e! Who knows baka sa mga darating na panahon meron na ring “cancer of the thumb” sa ‘Pinas dahil sa addiction natin sa texting.
The most fascinating and admirable custom of Pinoy is none other that our hospitality. Kaya nga kahit delikado sa atin at infested tayo ng iba-ibang gang at terrorista tulad ng ativan gang, budol-budol, akyat bahay gang, salisi gang, bading gang, abu sayyaf o mga spooky and grotesque creatures like multo, kapre, tikbalang, manananggal, dwende, tiktik plus mga nagrarambulang politiko sa kongreso at senado visitors keep coming back to our place. Our cordial and generous reception to our 'bisitas' is indeed one of a kind. Traveling here means more of building rapport between us and our visitors. Ang ‘Pinas kasi is just like a huge auditorium for tourists who like to watch different shows and festivities. Dinarayo ang ating Moriones at Ati-atihan ng Aklan, Sinulog ng Cebu, Pahiyas ng Quezon, Pintados ng Tacloban, Kadayawan in Davao and many to mention. Ang pagkain natin di hamak na mas masarap at malinamnam kaysa sa iba kagaya ng lechon kawali, pinakbet, la paz bachoy, laing, bulalo , sinigang at mga exotic food kagaya ng balot, isaw, adidas, one-day old, puma, betamax, etc. etc. Isa pang binabalik-balikan sa atin ay ang ating mga beaches. With our 7,107 islands and a coastline twice the length of that of the
Klasmeyt Henry, it makes me smile to think all of these things….. hindi lang pala pandesal ang only in the