Category Archives: Historical sites

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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Palo Metropolitan Cathedral after Typhoon Yolanda

This is what’s left of the cathedral edifice a few hours after super typhoon Yolanda hit the island of Leyte. Only the concrete walls remain standing. Experts alone can declare if the edifice is fit for reconstruction or a new church should be built¬† on the same site. See the picture of the church five…

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