Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Biker

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A biker looks beyond the Pasig River. Picture taken near the Napindan Bridge and the Pinagbuhatan Ferry Station.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Roxas Boulevard

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Picture taken a day before the State Visit of President Barack Obama. Thus, Roxas Boulevard doesn’t have vehicles on the other lane.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Volkswagen Beetle

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The Volkswagen Beetle is known locally as “Kotseng-Kuba”. Picture taken at the Manila Yacht Club, Roxas Boulevard.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Taho Vendors

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Taho is a popular “meryenda” in the Philippines. These taho vendors are selling their stuff near the Rizal Park in Manila.

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Kalesa at Rizal Park

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The Kalesa (horse-driven carriage) was the mode of transportation in the Philippines during the Spanish Era. Nowadays, it’s a means of transportation for tourist.

Picture taken a day before the visit of President Barack Obama.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church, Binakayan

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This is the Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church in Barangay Binakayan, Kawit, Cavite. It has a very interesting altar.

Municipal Government of Imus, Cavite

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This is the Municipal Hall of Imus, Cavite. Taken during Holy Week 2014. This government building is located a few meters away from the Imus Cathedral (Our Lady of the Pillar).

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Rizal Park

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This picture of Rizal Park was taken a day before the visit of President Barack Obama. Thus, Roxas Boulevard was decorated with the American Flag.

Maleficent

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Taken at Bacolod City during the MassKara Festival 2013. This photo-shoot was sponsored by the Camera Club of Negros.

She reminds me of Maleficent – only, a nature-inspired version.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Fun in the Sun–Lubang Island, Mindoro

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Theme: Fun in the Sun

Location: Lubang Island, Mindoro Occidental

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Most Holy Rosary Parish, Rosario (Salinas), Cavite

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This is the Most Holy Rosary Church of Rosario (Salinas), Cavite. Taken during the Holy Week 2014 celebration.

St. Mary Magdalene Church, Kawit, Cavite

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General Emilio Aguinaldo was baptized here at St. Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Kawit, Cavite. The feast day of St. Mary Magdalene is July 22.

Imus Cathedral (Our Lady of the Pillar)

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Picture taken during Holy Week 2014. This is the Imus Cathedral dedicated to Our Lady of the Pillar.

Another Shot of Manila Bay

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Here’s another shot of the famous Manila Bay. Taken during the Aliwan Fiesta 2014.

Heal The World Shoot

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Taken at Bacolod City during the MassKara Festival 2013. This photo-shoot was sponsored by the Camera Club of Negros.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Philippine Navy Headquarters

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The gate of the Philippine Navy Headquarters along Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

Camera Club of Negros Shoot

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Taken at Bacolod City during the MassKara Festival 2013. This photo-shoot was sponsored by the Camera Club of Negros.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

A Mindanao Fiesta

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They are among the participants of the recent Aliwan Fiesta 2014. I just don’t know what particular fiesta in Mindanao they represent. They definitely wear colorful costumes.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Ladies of Aliwan Fiesta 2014

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They are among the several ladies that participated in the annual Aliwan Fiesta. My apologies but I don’t know what place (or fiesta) they represent.

Friday, May 16, 2014

CCP Park

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I don’t know the formal name of this park located just beside the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

St. John the Baptist Church, Calamba, Laguna

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The other day was my first time to visit the St. John the Baptist Church in Calamba, Laguna. This is where National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal was baptized. It’s located a few meters away from the Rizal Shrine.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

San Isidro Labrador Parish, Biñan, Laguna

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The San Isidro Labrador Parish Church is located in Biñan, Laguna. Yesterday was the feast day of this parish.

San Pedro Apostol Parish Church, Laguna

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The San Pedro Apostol Parish Church is located in the town of San Pedro in Laguna. It’s the next town from Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Rice Bas-Relief

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This Bas-Relief is made of grains, mostly rice. It decorated one of the floats used in the recent Aliwan Festival 2014 held in Star City.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Aeta

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She’s from the Aeta tribe of Pampanga. She was among the several participants of the recent Aliwan Festival in Star City, Pasay.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Bulol

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These are just some of the props used in the recent Aliwan Festival 2014 held in Star City. I believe these are Bulol – the Rice God of the Cordillera.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Aliwan Fiesta 2014

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They are among the hundreds of participants of the recent Aliwan Fiesta 2014 held in Star City, Pasay. I don’t know what particular in Mindanao they represent but they surely represented it well.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Municipality of Baco, Oriental Mindoro

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The good thing about the recently concluded Aliwan Fiesta 2014 held in Star City is that, I get to know more about the municipalities in the country. Here’s a guy with the Seal of the Municipality of Baco, Oriental Mindoro.