President Hotel, budget hotel, historical marker, bedroom, Lingayen, Pangasinan, former Fidel Ramos house

The President Hotel in Lingayen, Pangasinan: A Taste of History and Home at Former President Ramos’ House

Upon entering The President Hotel’s grounds in Lingayen, Pangasinan, you won’t miss the Philippine flag and the historical marker, declaring the site as the place where former President Fidel Ramos’ childhood home once stood, before it was destroyed during World War II. While the hotel offers the accommodations and amenities that hotels usually have – and…

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The Place of Miracles

“Do you need a ride?” asked a sun-baked man wearing a faded shirt and jeans. He had suddenly approached me on the ordinary bus bound for Sibonga, a southern municipality in Cebu. I had to ask him to repeat what he said a few times, before, finally, we understood each other, between his limited Tagalog…