My First School-Based Lecture

I had my first school-based lecture today.  To get there, we had to ride a tricycle to the pier, and then get a ticket and board the barge which takes around 15 to 20 minutes to finish boarding passengers and cargos, and then take a motorcycle ride to the highway where a public van drove […]

One Down, Hundreds to Go

Had half a day of lecture this morning, and I wrapped up my first class.  When I asked my students if they learned something, they responded in a loud affirmative.  “A lot,” some said.  And that was reward enough for me. After taking a hearty lunch of palabok (a Filipino rice noodle dish) and fried […]

My First Lecture

I left for Ozamiz from Iligan at around 6 am. I woke up at 4:45, and waited for the staff to fetch me. They came thirty minutes later than they said they would. I was a bit worried, but hey, what can I do, right? We waited for a taxi, but none came within ten […]