Historia

I Want to Ride my Bicycle!

I’m joing the green revolution! I’ll try to ride bicycles for short distance destinations (4-8 km’s) instead of commuting. Pollution has been terrible, in large part because of emission from public and private vehicles. Sure, me riding a bike would hardly have any impact but what’s important is that we see that there are ways, […]

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Bataan

Heritage Promotion and Casas Moved to Bataan

I’ve seen similar projects promoting historical sites outside the country. Raising the awareness of the people that these places exist plays a major part in the whole conservation effort. Educating the mass on the value of historical sites would not only increase tourism, by doing so we are also encouraging our fellow Filipinos to take […]

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Historia

Dancing for History

While waiting for my chow at the Metromall Alabang food court I was entertained by at least a few classical Filipino dances by teenagers representing the cultural dance group of Muntinlupa. The dance troupe was composed of young people passionate about Filipino dances. I love listening to that old rondalla music.Admittedly, I am not a […]

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Laguna

Paete: Uquit Town

I went to Paeté several weeks ago to look for an image of the fabled Sto. Niño which I can put in our sala’s small altar. I’ve always wanted to have one when I was still working in Cebú. It is but strange that I never saw an image there of good quality despite the […]

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Tayabas-Quezon

The Very Noble Tayabas

I was once invited to attend a wedding in Tayabas, Quezon but had to decline because of other personal commitments. But since then, I’ve always thought of going to that historic town which is one of only eight villas during the Spanish era. Being one of the centers of evangelization, Tayabas grew into a prosperous […]

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Tayabas-Quezon

Uni Sancti: Unisan Visit

The thing that I remember most about my visit to Unisan, Quezon early this year was seeing how the old town is beginning to look increasingly deprived and lost. I should be writing something nice (the hospitality that Familia Evora-Alas extended has been nothing but a pleasure) for the town still have that old Filipino […]

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