Giant Rare Fish Ashore In Ilocandia

 

The giant and rare sunfish that come to shore of Candon City.

The giant and rare sunfish that come to shore of Candon City.

Not just one but two giant sunfish come ashore in the coastal village of Darapidap, Candon City, Ilocos Sur.  Commonly known to fishermen as “mola-mola”, sunfish is considered to be a rare kind but not endangered or protected fish in aquamarine marine species.  Not all the time the people can see this giant fish because they spend their time mostly in the ocean.

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Marumpi, Have You Tasted?

Shape like the rays of the sun but it is more link to spider, maybe, that is why it's called Spider shell

Shape like the rays of the sun but it is more link to spider, maybe, that is why it’s called Spider shell

Marumpi is what we call to a kind of large sea snail commonly found almost in every sea shore in the Philippines.  They are actually the spider shell.  The flesh is edible as I have already tasted. As far as I know, this is not considered endangered species.  It is common among the fishing village along the sea side.

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PNP Region 1 Accomplishment Report On Illegal Drugs

The Philippine National Police of Region 1 has intensified the campaign against all forms of illegal drugs seized around Php459,661,948.53 worth of prohibited drugs for the first semester of 2014 .

PCSupt. Roman A. Felix, Regional Director of PNP Region 1 said this is much higher as compared to the same period last year with only 52.7 million worth of confiscated illegal drugs.

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Renew Your Gun’s Paper, PNP Urged

The Philippine National Police encouraged all gun holders in the region especially those with expired and unrenewed licenses to secure the License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) as mandatory requirement for firearms registration and firearms license renewal.

PCSupt. Roman Felix, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 1 called the attention of all gunholders in the region.

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Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here

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Last month, more than 4,000 bloggers joined us for Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit, where they challenged themselves to carve out time to write regularly, and to experiment with new forms and styles. The result? Thousands of posts, comments, and follows, and countless new friendships.

We’re excited to announce Blogging U.’s next offering, which begins next Monday, July 21st. Writing 201: Finding Your Story will invite participants to take their craft to the next level by focusing on more advanced storytelling and self-editing tools, from finding the right angle from which to narrate your story, to coming up with strong opening sentences.

Good writing is essentially rewriting.

— Roald Dahl

Writing 201 is a self-directed course on the art of revision: four weeks dedicated to self-editing and rewriting, looking at our work with a magnifying glass, and improving it. If you have existing posts that you’d like to work on, expand, or refocus, whether as a…

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Do You Know Daligdig Mussel?

Daligdig in soup base dish, the best for mussel.

Daligdig in soup base dish, the best for mussel.

Daligdig is a kind of mussel so common in our place Ilocos.  I don’t know if this can be considered as exotic food or just a unique food.  As I have said, daligdig is common in Ilocandia, well, particularly in San Esteban.  It is gathered along the seashore particularly in sandy part of the shore where some sea grass grows.  The fishermen gather daligdig in the grassy part of the shore which can be easily seen when the sea is in low tide.

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