Laguna

Paciano Rizal Monument

Still on Los Baños, the Paciano Rizal shrine although not as popular as the Rizal Shrine in Calamba deserves a visit. I love what the descendants did to their Lolo Pacing’s home, they turned it into a memorial site. I heard that the preservation and the creation of the monument all came from contributions of […]

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Laguna

Los Baños’ Poblacion

I was corresponding with Traveler on foot about the historic town of Los Baños, he told me to post it on the net so people would know, he is much better at this, hands down. Here is my shot at photo slash travel blogging!

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What’s Pinoy?

A classmate back in college, stated that the word Pinoy was derived from “PILIPINONG UNGGOY” , I remember everyone bursting into hysterical laughter. He would regret that they, my friend, for he was teased through out his college life. Immediately my Professor corrected my classmate, according to this Professor (who already passed away in 05, […]

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Dreams of America

I was reading the opinion section of Philippine Star last Saturday. My day of reading would not be complete without Alejandro Roces’ Roses and Thorns. One of my favorite commentary in print. His article was entitled, The great US experiment – the Philippines. Although I happen to disagree with what was written, I was even […]

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Manila

Metmuseum in July

I love museums! It’s cheap but they are gold mines of historical knowledge. Truly a bargain if you can call it that. I visited Metropolitan Museum last week (Met Museum), located in the compound of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The last time I was here was in college, the place reminds me of an […]

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Father Galende and his wonderful books

I caught up with Fr. Galende here, I told him that I wanted his autograph but I can’t afford his books! promising once I saved enough money I’ll get a copy and look for him. He said with a big smile, “you can always pay me in installments!” He then told me that he’ll sign […]

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