Category Archives: Historical sites

Mementoes of Jose Rizal

How time flies! It’s been two years since we visited Jose Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila. We were like walking through the glorious past of our national hero by seeing the mementoes and artworks inside glass boxes.  We didn’t see any musical instrument like a jimmy page les paul encapsulated in one…

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Why Should Children Visit Museums

My Throwback Thursday post and one of my favorite entries about museums. Enjoy reading! There are times when children are required to go on a field trip. For most kids, a field trip might mean something fun to do that is somewhat related to school. However, there are times when kids do not like it…

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Throwback Thursday: One fine day in Cebu

Two decades and several pounds ago, I was in Cebu for a brief media coverage. I wish I had taken more photos of the temple and other areas that we visited in Cebu.

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Aguinaldo Shrine Curator Alvin Alcid

Do you know what it is like to be a curator or guardian of historical site? Let Alvin Alcid, the curator of Aguinaldo Shrine in Cavite, tell you all about his work. I met Alcid in 2004 while he and his staffs were busy preparing for the 106th celebration of Philippine Independence. Alcid, is the…

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