THE DAMSEL AND THE DRIFTER * A True Story

THE DAMSEL AND THE DRIFTER Based on a True Story of Adventure   eastwind memoirs 7b By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com http://www.sisterraquel.com/2017/07/the-damsel   This is an excerpt from the book WINGS AND WANDERLUST on the adventures of a Filipino drifter, covering 25,000 kilometers through 18 European and North African countries for three years. The bookContinue reading “THE DAMSEL AND THE DRIFTER * A True Story”

THE ART OF DRIFTING eastwind wings and wanderlust

The Art of Drifting   eastwind memoirs 13 version 2   by Bernie V. Lopez eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com http://www.sisterraquel.com/2016/05/the-art-of-drifting This is the 13th excerpt from the book Wings and Wanderlust. I discovered the art of drifting back in the 70s. I was lucky to escape New York City, a spiritual desert that left me empty. I embarkedContinue reading “THE ART OF DRIFTING eastwind wings and wanderlust”

eastwind memoirs 13 – the art of drifting

The Art of Drifting   eastwind memoirs 13 by Bernie V. Lopez eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com   http://www.sisterraquel.com/2015/05/eastwind-mem I am a Filipino, a drifter in my youth. At the age of 26, I left New York City to embark on an adventure of a lifetime that I dubbed eastwind, hitchhiking 25,000 kilometers for 3 long years, drifting throughContinue reading “eastwind memoirs 13 – the art of drifting”

lenten music – lenten verses

Lenten Music – Lenten Verses   eastwind memoirs 12 by Bernie V. Lopez eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com   Lenten Music Filipiniana   paghahandog ng sarili / Music by Jandi Arboleda and Manoling Francisco, S.J. Arranged by Francisco X.Z. Reyes, Sung by vinzfalken. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twVHpxAdg7I&spfreload=10   dirait-on / morten lauridsen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWXVZlrLa6E   panalangin sa pagiging bukas palad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCas2BsIULg&index=7&list=PLA61EF168D3E878B4   hindiContinue reading “lenten music – lenten verses”

HITCHHIKING WITH A GUITAR eastwind memoirs 11

HITCHHIKING WITH A GUITAR   eastwind memoirs 11 by Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com   http://www.sisterraquel.com/2014/12/hitchhiking   what makes water gold is the sun water by itself is clear and colorless the water is your soul the sun in the light of the Lord in you ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ i know for certain from my travels that thereContinue reading “HITCHHIKING WITH A GUITAR eastwind memoirs 11”

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA a Christmas story

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA   The 7-day 80-km hike, Portugal. No tent, no umbrella, just a sleeping bag, beach sandals, and a 1.5-kilo backpack.   By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Blogger / retired Inquirer columnist / healing ministry Facebook “Bernie V Lopez” / “Eastwind Journals”   Share via blog link – http://www.sisterraquel.com/2013/10/eastwind-memoirs-03   By Bernie V.Continue reading “PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA a Christmas story”

4 maps of the eastwind adventure

eastwind memoirs 06B four maps   http://www.sisterraquel.com/2013/11/eastwind-memoirs-06 Hitchhiking 25,000 kilometers through 18 countries in Europe and North Africa for three years.   Map No. 1. Brussels to Andorra     From New York, I flew to Brussels on a super-promo ticket of $220 round trip. I was apprehensive. It was fear of the unknown. ButContinue reading “4 maps of the eastwind adventure”

FILIPINOS AS GLOBAL MUSICIANS – a tribute

FILIPINOS AS GLOBAL MUSICIANS – a tribute Leidseplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands   eastwind memoirs 08 Excerpts from the book WINGS AND WANDERLAUST The Art of Discovering Your Inner Self Bernie V. Lopez eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com   Send this to friends via link – http://www.sisterraquel.com/2014/08/filipino   if you are confident that poverty will not kill you then you don’tContinue reading “FILIPINOS AS GLOBAL MUSICIANS – a tribute”

ships do not a prison make – tales of filipino sailors – em01

SHIPS DO NOT A PRISON MAKE Tales of Filipino Sailors   eastwind memoirs 09   by Bernie V. Lopez eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com   http://www.sisterraquel.com/2014/06/the-colorful-filipino-seamen   without trust, relationships are fear-based you sign a contract there is an accounting, a quid pro quo you are paid what is owed with interest   with trust, relationships are love-based thereContinue reading “ships do not a prison make – tales of filipino sailors – em01”

eastwind memoirs collection

Complete set of eastwind memoirs   Eastwind Memoirs are a set of excerpts from the book  WINGS AND WANDERLUST the art of discovering your inner self about the adventures of a Filipino drifter who hitchhiked through Europe for 3 long years.   To order the book, email eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com To share this collection with friends,  sendContinue reading “eastwind memoirs collection”