visit my father, Jose L. Angeles, who is now 90 years old:
the Obama hat and t-shirt I sent him: He is now an Obama fan:
in Pampanga, in front of the house:
Lazlo is my brother Jolan's first grandson
Lazlo's parents, my niece Anna Patajo and her hubby Paolo:
My niece Anna with her son Lazlo:
My niece Anna's Blog
Myself with my sister in law Tonette Palma Angeles, wife of my brother Jolan:
Below with my other niece, Amanda Angeles:
We visited the former Clark airbase in Pampanga Manila andwe visited
A traditional Filipino restaurant in Pampanga:
A bakery in Manila where you can buy the famous filipino Pan de sal:
where we visited a quilting workshop below,
A Filipino Quilt artist with his design:
In Bali, I always stay in Ubud. which is considered the centre of Bali's arts and culture. It is a remarkable town in the middle of the island of Bali and the climate is a lot cooler than the rest of the island. Once a refuge for scruffy backpackers, mystics, artists and bohemians, Ubud is now home for a lot of international as well as local artists. I like staying in Ubud, because there I can paint in peace ,but at the same time have enough social interaction with other artists if I want to. At the outskirt of Ubud are beautiful ricefields, village life and local scenes where one can have a glympse of the true Balinese way of living.
Below is a Computer World article that covers a seminar in Singapore in which he moderated a discussion on information management.
The last part of my trip will be Manila, Philippines. There, I will visit my father, Jose L. Angeles who will be turning 90 years old next year and my brother Jolan and his wife Tonette, together with their daughters Amanda and Anna .
Unfortuntaley, my daughter Bianca is in College now in Florida and won't be able to come with us for this trip. The last time Bianca was with us was in Singapore and Thailand two years ago :
Bianca in Thailand :
Juan L. Arsciwals with my grandma Felicidad Ignacio Arsciwals
Unfortunately, my grandfather died at the peak of his writing career while my mother was only a year old . Below is a picture of my mom , Luzviminda Arsciwals Angeles, as a young bride. My mom was also a writer, since the 1960's until she passed away 2004.
A childhood photo of my brother, Jose Ibarra Angeles(right)
and yours truly: taken in Manila late 1950's:
Jolan is also a writer. At the young age of 20-he wrote a play called '"Kastilyo ni Kardo"
which won the Sagisag Award and the Philippine Cultural Center awards.
He has been writing since his Ateneo High School Days till the present.
Jose Ibarra Arsciwals Angeles & Maria Madonna Arsciwals Angeles-Davidoff
My brother Jolan Angeles , a writer/journalist from the Philippines, had his photos and report of Cambodia posted in CNN iReport page.
The title of his post is:"Cambodia -- home to a sweet, smiling, friendly people" .