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Metro Manila

Lakbay Rizal – Metro Manila: Paco Park

By on April 17, 2012
If not for the diligence of Narcisa, Jose Rizal's sister, the Philippines would not have been able to give proper burial to its beloved national hero.
Metro Manila

Lakbay Rizal @150 – Intramuros sites

By on March 31, 2012
Inside Intramuros, the Walled City in Manila, are three places that have played significant parts in the life of Jose Rizal. One of these is the University of Santo Tomas, where he once studied medicine, with specialization in ophthalmology from 1877 to 1882.
Bulacan

Rizal and the women of Malolos, Bulacan

By on March 21, 2012

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, one of the feisty female senators in the Philippines today, could probably relate to the struggle and the courage displayed by the twenty exceptional women…

Pampanga Travel

San Fernando train station | San Fernando, Pampanga

By on January 16, 2012
The old San Fernando Train Station, located at a grassy residential area in the province of Pampanga, could be easily be mistaken as an abandoned warehouse, if not for the historical markers installed in its vicinity.
Laguna Travel

Rizal Shrine | Calamba, Laguna

By on December 12, 2011

Jose Rizal Mercado was born on June 19, 1861 at Calamba in the province of Laguna. He was the second son and the seventh of 11 children of Francisco…