UNDERGROUND CEMETERY OF NAGCARLAN, LAGUNA


The underground cemetery of Nagcarlan is identified by the National Historical Institute of the Philippines as the only one of its kind in the country. It was built by the Franciscan missionaries in… Continue reading

PENITENSIYA


“Penitensiya” is a local rite that is normaly done during Good Friday. This is done in various ways but the most common is Pasan Krus (carrying of the cross) and self flogging, wherein… Continue reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR


At the end of 2013, the skies were lit by beautiful fireworks. Here’s hoping for a brighter and more colorful new year.

DAMBANA NG KAGITINGAN


The “Dambana ng Kagitingan” or the Shrine of Valor is a monument, one of the many memorials/monuments in Bataan, built to honor the gallantry of the Filipinos who fought during World War II.  The Memorial… Continue reading

LAS CASAS FILIPINAS DE ACUZAR


An open-air museum of Philippine customs and traditions  where the 18th to early 20th century typical community of the Philippines is replicated. It is a theme park of old houses and provides its visitors a window… Continue reading

BAHAY NA BATO


Photos of an old house in Santa Rosa Laguna. I never get tired of looking at this house whenever I am in Santa Rosa Laguna. I’ve always wondered how interesting it would have been… Continue reading

ANVAYA COVE


Photo taken from Anvaya Cove Beach & Nature Club in Morong, Bataan.

MAKATI PARK AND GARDEN


BAHAY KUBO


A simple life at the barrio…

MIGUEL LOPEZ DE LEGASPI


The figure on the left, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, was  captain general of the Spanish fleet that reached the Philippines in 1565, 44 years after Ferdinand Magellan. The monument shows Legaspi together with… Continue reading