Tag: rizal

  • Dr. Jose Rizal, the Filipino Polymath

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-06-19
    Dr. Jose Rizal, the Filipino Polymath

    Today, the Philippines celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of its national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal--a patriot, polymath, and distinguished reform advocate during the Spanish Colonial Era in the country.

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  • Taal Town, Batangas

    written by northwardnimbus on 2010-02-22 #places
    Taal Town, Batangas

    A sleepy town down south boasts of the biggest christian church in the Philippines and the token Jose Rizal statue which methinks you see on every old town anyway.

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  • Wawa Dam, Wawawow! My Favorite Patch of Greenery

    written by icuresick on 2012-02-17 #places
    Wawa Dam, Wawawow! My Favorite Patch of Greenery

    Around two hours and a half travel time from busy Manila is the Wawa Dam at Rodriguez, Rizal. A verdant place fitting for nature lovers and people who want a place to relax and reflect.

  • Celebrate Life at Avilon Zoo, Rizal, Philippines

    written by bluemie5 on 2009-02-20 #places
    Celebrate Life at Avilon Zoo, Rizal, Philippines

    AVILON ZOO adopted the motto: Celebrating Life! to symbolize its philosophy. Life is precious and every living creature on Earth has a right to live --- freely and fully. We should learn from them and help in our own ways to protect and conserve the environment.

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  • Higantes Festival of Angono, Rizal

    written by eazy360 on 2009-03-10 #places
    Higantes Festival of Angono, Rizal

    Religious revelry and local fanfare characterize most festivals in the Philippine islands. One such festive celebration occurs a stone's throw away from Metro Manila. Every November 23, the lakeside town of Angono in Rizal province wakes up to a big and bright celebration in honor of the town's patron, St. Clement.

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  • Chasing Summer Smiles with the Horizon Perfekt

    written by cheeo on 2014-06-20 #gear
    Chasing Summer Smiles with the Horizon Perfekt

    Chronicling my summer’s last hurrah with the Horizon Perfekt was more than what I could have imagined. Not only did I get cool remarks about its look and sweeping lens mechanism, I also took home panoramic shots that just swept my summer escapades with analogue goodness.

  • Tanay

    written by zoe191 on 2008-05-09 #places
    Tanay

    A place that you can hide after the tiring modern life in the city.