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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Sacred Sanctuary

The village of Guinsaugon in St. Bernard town of Southern Leyte has been declared a sacred sanctuary. Let us pray for the souls of the people who perished in the February 17 landslide. The rescue operations have already been called off and it is estimated that around a thousand people perished in the village.

From the very start, rescuers were saying it is highly improbable that survivors will be rescued after days of being trapped under 5 to 30 feet of dried mud, boulders, and other debris. But they still went on with the rescue efforts despite the risks involved. The report of a live chicken being rescued after 6 days of being trapped in a buried house gave hope of finding human survivors. Sadly it turned out to be a false hope.

Maybe this tragedy will serve as a lesson for government authorities or even residents of landslide prone areas to be more cautious, especially now that “La Nina” is now making her presence felt in the country. Posted by Picasa


Blogger twistedman said...

just dropping by. keep up the good work po! :->

4:03 PM

Blogger Adrian Ayalin said...

thanks twisted man!

12:37 AM

Blogger Ningaskugon said...

Brussels, 2 March 2006

Dear Adrian,

Congratulations for your interesting articles!

I wonder if by any chance you're related to Achilles Ayalin who worked with the Philippine National Bank in the 60's. If so, will you kindly extend him my best regards. My name is Pablo Layson and I'm also a Virgo. Should you want to know more about me, please don't hesitate to log on to or email me at I'm looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your kind attention and consideration. Warm regards.

Yours very cordially,


5:41 AM

Blogger Trixia said...

Hey I'm linking you to my blog, hope it's ok. Ingat!

10:03 PM

Blogger Adrian Ayalin said...

hi, link din kita. thanks uli for the trip!

11:54 PM

Blogger Adrian Ayalin said...

hi mr layson, i think the person you are referring to is my father's counsin. i haven't heard about him for a long time toug. but ill ask my father...

12:00 AM

Blogger Pablo Layson said...

Dear Adrian,

How very kind of you to reply! BTW, have you already consulted If you're too keen and curious to get your birthchart or horoscope done, please don't hesitate to ask. It's FREE and confidential, at your request. Tschuess!

Pablo Layson

1:12 AM


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