This is the Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon Province located in Sorsogon City. The capitol building which is the center piece of the huge capitol park was built during the early American period and features Roman Gothic columns on its facade. The capitol park has large trees and a […]
What made me curious about Dipolog Cathedral is the fact that the main altar is designed by Dr. Jose Rizal at the time he was exiled in Dapitan. The Cathedral was built in 1896 but has been restored and renovated in the 70s. Despite however the restoration and […]
I did not check in here. I only had the chance of visiting its facilities open to the public. Venetian Hotel Macau is the largest Casino in the world; the largest single structure building in Asia; the 6th largest building in the world; the second largest Venice in […]
I visited Macau for a day trip as part of my Hong Kong itinerary. I took the 8AM ferry from the China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui when I went to Macau. There is another ferry terminal in Sheung Wan in Central Hong Kong. Travel time is […]
Beijing is a good alternative to Chengdu if one wants to see a giant panda. The Panda House or Panda Zoo is inside the Beijing Zoo. The Zoo itself has more than 15 exhibition halls – and the Panda Zoo is one of these. Panda House was built […]
This is the huge Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located in Canetown, Victorias. This cathedral is located within the compound of Victorias Integrated Sugar Milling Company. The cathedral is still unfinished. It’s construction started in mid-90s. Locals say that this is a “curse” church. The […]
I had the opportunity to stop at Gasan while in transit from Boac to Torrijos and I was amazed that there are some beautiful Gasan old houses here. Story to follow.
This is Bella Roca from afar. Unfortunately, I had no opportunity to spend a night or two in this luxurious island hotel. Perhaps some other time 🙂
This is Gasan Town Hall in Marinduque.
This is the seat of government of Buenavista, Marinduque. All photos here were captured using a cellphone camera. I visited Buenavista Town Hall last May 24, 2012. RELATED LINKS: Marinduque | Battle of Pulang Lupa Shrine Marinduque | Bella Roca From Afar Marinduque | Boac Casa Real Marinduque | Boac Museum […]
This is the Boac Branch of National Museum or the Boac Museum. It is housed in the Old Library building in Boac. The museum keeps data and articles about Marinduque. Story to follow.
This is Casa Real in Boac, Marinduque. Today, it houses some of the offices of the municipal government. Story to follow.
Boac has an intact heritage houses. The main poblacion up the hill of the Cathedral are rows of old houses. Though not declared as a heritage town, Boac offers an atmosphere of the bygone era. Story to follow.
This is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Candles more popularly known Jaro Cathedral located in Jaro, Iloilo City. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Jaro. Unusually, the bell tower of this cathedral is located across a busy street in Jaro Plaza – a bit […]
This is St John the Baptist Church (Lilio Church) in Liliw, Laguna. The church is even made more famous because of its elegant facade and brick-baroque style architecture. Story to follow.
This is the grand century old San Sebastian Church in Lumban, Laguna. It was erected in 1600 and the first stone church built in Laguna. Story to follow.
This is the magnificent century old Church of St Magdalene in Magdalena, Laguna. The church was built in its entirety in 1855. Interestingly, Emilio Jacinto, a Philippine Revolutionary Hero, was wounded, took refuge in the convent and died here. Until today, his blood stains is being preserved where […]