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mi gran amigo’s

Me, MIke & Pepe at the Rizal Shrine in Calamba, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. I’m not certain if I said it right in Spanish but this two guys are just awesome! They are my first ever recruits – Pepe Alas and Mike Adzuara! It is my grand aspiration to enlist more people to team […]

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Morong Rizal

Pearl of the Curacy

Nuestra Señora de la Paz y Buenviaje, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. My recent visit to the Antipolo church has brought back one of my fondness memory of mahal na araw rituals – the lenghty hike from our residence in Makati to its hilly footway. A spiritual cleansing through physical distress. I’ve only done it […]

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The APAC History Club

Arnaiz & Alas, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. So far I have only two other members since I started this group a month ago. I hope I could increase the numbers once I get the club published in our company’s weekly journal. I’ve also requested for a regular article the would primarily focus on interesting […]

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Historia

What is this?

Fortification, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. I found what look like to be a fortification or a small bridge below the present bridge in Poblacion, Muntinlupa. I was curious enough to take this picture and ask some people around what’s this structure. No one seems to know. This could very well be a footbridge since […]

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Laguna

Historic Pagsanjan

The Historic Pagsanjan Church, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. I went to this place under the cover of wanting to take the boat ride to the falls but the history nerd that I am-of course was more interested in finding sites that would be of interest and it was not hard to find one for […]

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Manila

The Japanese Shrine in Muntinlupa

Shrine, originally uploaded by Arnaldos’ shutter. Located at the end part of the local cemetery in Bilibid one can find this peaceful haven. A shrine dedicated to the Japanese soldiers who died in Muntinlupa and the neighbouring towns. The shrine is also a cemetery because the Japanese soldiers who were executed are buried here. Legend […]

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