Arté

Pintô Art Museum

I’m currently on an unplanned long vacation in the Philippines; and since my extended stay was unexpected, I didn’t plan any out-of-town trips. Luckily, there are so many things to do in our province, Rizal. A few minutes drive from our house in Taytay is the Pintô Art Museum in Antipolo City. Far from the […]

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Places

Tinipak River

Being a mountainous province, Rizal has an abundance of waterfalls, rivers, and springs. As the population and infrastructure grow in major towns, it’s surprising that there are still pristine ecosystems that are easily accessible by road. Before my birthday, we went to Tinipak River in Daraitan, Tanay. From neighboring municipality, Taytay, we headed out at […]

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Musings, Places

Rizal in Madrid

I was fortunate enough to see the Rizal Monument in Madrid, much similar to the one that we have in Manila. Although smaller, and less grandiose (the Manila version is guarded by security from the Philippine Marine Corps), Madrid’s Rizal bears the same significance of the legacy that our national hero has left us. Stationed […]

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Places

Legazpi City

The southern part of Luzon is home to provinces that boast of a combination of beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and flourishing cities. One of which is Albay’s Legazpi City, where the most beautiful volcano, Mt. Mayon, resides. Named after Spanish conquistador, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the city is progressive yet relaxed in nature. To be […]

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Places

Of Wanderings and A Wedding

I’m alive! 🙂 My thoughts are so disorganized at the moment, so pardon this quick post. :p I haven’t been in the radar for quite some time, because I just came back from a 10-day vacation in the Philippines. That was already a week ago, but I needed time to recover. Hahah! Manila I went […]

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