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Historic Vigan

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Last June 7, 2013, with friends Ting and Dadong, I embarked on a tour to historic Vigan in Ilocos Sur. From Iloilo, we boarded a Cebu Pacific plane to Manila, and from there we took a Partas bus in Pasay. The bus left the station at around 4:00 pm and its a 10-hour ride with at least 3 stopovers passing through Pampanga, Tarlac, Pangasinan, and La Union provinces. Look for accommodation in  Iloilo , Manila ,  Pasay  and Ilocos Sur . Upon arrival, we checked in at Green R Hotel. It is a cost-effective hotel located near the Partas Bus terminal and in front of the public market. The only negative thing about the room is there's just enough space for an extra bed which makes moving around cumbersome. Exhausted, everyone immediately went to sleep. Search for the best hotels in Vigan City . The very next morning, after taking breakfast early, the excitement prodded us to immediately explore the city. We haven't even taken bath or changed our clothes! The first notable place we stumb

Scenic Ilocos Norte

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After our Vigan trip , Ting and I decided to proceed to Laoag, Ilocos Norte on June 9, 2013. Search for best hotels in Laoag City . We boarded a Partas Bus at around 1 pm and reached Laoag roughly 4 pm. We checked in at La Elliana Hotel. Although it is considered a budget hotel, the room is very spacious and could very well accommodate up to 6 people. We wasted no time and immediately took off and went to Museo Ilocos Norte, but we barely looked around when they closed and we have to cut short our visit. Walking distance is the Sinking Bell Tower, it used to be one of the tallest bell towers in the country. It is sinking because it was built on a sandy foundation. Nearby still is St. William’s Cathedral where Ting and I lit candles, prayed and briefly listened to the day's sermon. From St. William’s Cathedral, we took upon ourselves to look for the missing Aurora Park. We described it as "missing", because we have asked a lot of people but none of them could tell us where

What Is Bitcoin And More Questions?

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Some financial experts say that Bitcoin will be the future's currency. I agree because it is what money is not. So what exactly is bitcoin? Bitcoin is technically described as the first decentralized digital currency, also known as crypto-currency. It was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The keyword here is digital and that is what differentiates it from the physical money that we are familiar with. There lots of other digital currencies but bitcoin accounts for the largest share for these type of transactions. Each bitcoin identified by the currency symbol BTC, can be divided up to 8 decimals. The smallest unit being 0.00000001 bitcoin is called a satoshi in honor of the inventor. In between a bitcoin and a satoshi there are two other smaller units. The millibitcoin which is equivalent to 0.001 bitcoin and the microbitcoin which is equal to 0.000001 bitcoin, also called a bit. Bitcoin transcends sovereign boundaries and it is available to anyone who wants to use it, anywhere i

Best Free Online Sources Of Legal Documents

As a Web Developer, I have my fair share of Non-Disclosure Agreement(NDA) signed. NDA and other forms of contracts are essential in any business or profession. It is the of paper that keep involved parties honest. Below are some sites that offer free legal documents and samples you can use. FormSwift  categorized the contracts and you can download it in Word or PDF format. The PDF form is editable and no sign up needed. UpCounsel  has a searchable collection, but requires registration to download.  LegalTemplates and LawDepot also have a searchable templates that's customize via their document creator. You have to fill in some needed information before you can generate the contract.

Best Free Music and Sound Services

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Everybody loves music and most hum personal lyrics in their head. Wouldn't it be awesome if we have tools that enable us to make our own melody into a real song? Well, stop dreaming, there are free online services that help create and publish your own. SoundCloud is a popular social sound platform. It is a good place to discover music and up & coming artists. You can record, upload and share your music for free. You want more tracks to work on?  Looplabs is a free cloud-based music studio allowing you create to music anywhere, anytime with anyone, regardless of whether you're a pro or a noob dreaming of being pro someday. One big feature is, they have thousands of royalty-free sounds courtesy of Beatport to tinker with. You can also publish your work on major social networks like Facebook and Twitter. No musical instruments of your own? No problem, do it virtually with  AudioTool . It is a complete music production studio, such that you can create music and collaborate p