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The American Southwest - from California to Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah
Wilfredo R. Valenzuela
Mon 4th July 2016


A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming as our farthest destination.  This year, we took a tour of the American Southwest, a region of the United States which roughly covers southeastern California, the southern tip of Nevada, the entire state of Arizona, western New Mexico, southwestern Colorado, and southern Utah.  The predominantly desert area has colorful landscape and breathtaking views.  We went on our road tour in early June, before it got unbearably hot in some parts. 
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VIETNAM-“Chaotic” experience in Hanoi’s traffic and cruising pristine Ha Long Bay
Wilfredo Valenzuela
Mon 22nd February 2016


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My brother Danny’s wife Cindy planned and arranged our first trip to Northern Vietnam months in advance.  Danny, Cindy, my sisters Chi and Quiding, Quiding’s husband Eddie, and I took an early morning flight from Manila to Hanoi via Singapore.  It was dark by the time we set out from Noi Bai International Airport to our lodging at Hanoi’s French Quarter. 
The modern airport was not very busy. And neither was the highway leading out of the airport.  The smooth highway traffic near the airport belied the heavy traffic we encountered as soon as we entered Hanoi.
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Orquidia Valenzuela

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Orquidia Valenzuela

A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...
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A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...
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By Wilfredo Valenzuela

A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...
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By Orquidia Valenzuela

A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...
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By Orquidia Valenzuela Flores

A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...
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A few years ago, I wrote an MN Travelogue about our tour of the American West, with Yellowstone National Park...

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Richard J Ford

On the 3rd August Community Leaders and the Philippine Press were invited to a lecture given by Dr. Sandra Seno-Alday, Lecturer, International Business School, University of Sydney Business School and  Executive Member, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) entitled, "What the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) means for the Philippines."...
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Willie Jose

When we think about our Filipino culture, many things come to mind: Bahay Kubo, Tinikling, Kundiman, Kalesa, Jeepneys, Singkil, Fiesta, Parol, Baro’t Saya, Barong Tagalog, Balikbayan Box-- and the handy Tabo....
 
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Tony A. San Juan

Big, Bold and  Beautiful !  Inspiring and aspiring words aptly describing the upcoming Filipino Canadian community's premier cultural events in...
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Richard J Ford

This year’s Mrs Visayas Coronation Charity Ball was held at the Marconi Club in Bossley Park on the 22nd July...
MoreKnights of Columbus KC # 9144 Prince of Peace Pilgrimage to Fatima, Lewiston, N.Y.
Jojo Taduran

Lewiston-NY-July 29, 2017: The  Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus KC # 9144 brought 150 parishioners to a Pilgrimage to...
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Tony A. San Juan

Big, Bold and  Beautiful !  Inspiring and aspiring words aptly describing the upcoming Filipino Canadian community's premier cultural events in...
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Richard J Ford

On the Monday 7th August 2017 Club Marconi celebrated its 59th Birthday Celebration, on that night APCO Inc. (Alliance of...
 
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By: Orquidia. Valenzuela,  as reported by Myrla Danao

Businessman Jaap van Dijke, chairman and two board members, Myrla Danao and Dr. John Deen of Con Amor foundation in...
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Vicente Collado Jr.

Welcome!

Many believe formal training is a prerequisite to quality in painting. Not a few will agree with me one can...
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Orquidia Valenzuela Flores

Sixty-three children from age three to six years, in the very poor community of Don Manuel village in Barangay...
 
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