Posts Tagged ‘Laguna’

Heritage Town of Pila, Laguna

April 16, 2012 5 comments

The Spanish colonial may have shed dark clouds over the Philippines during the Age of Exploration but on the bright side, they also contributed to Philippine development by influencing the Filipinos in tradition, religion, politics, and architecture. In the Metro Manila where development is a constant revolution, the struggle for conserving heritage is a losing battle. However, in the outskirts of the busy city, the influence is still intact, preserving the last remaining gems of the country. Down south in Laguna is a small town where the golden days still seem to reign. Let me take you for walk around the heritage town of Pila. Read more…

Sights, Sounds, and Stories of Laguna

December 20, 2010 11 comments

After flunking a few years in some colleges in the Metro, I decided its time to grow up, stop soul searching, and head towards the right path – and the right path runs to the South. Not a town located in nowhere, but not a city congested and populated like NCR, very close to nature but not a jungle, Laguna would be the perfect place for a reboot.

Less than an hour drive from Cainta (in case of driving very early morning where the SLEX is your ‘Highway To Hell‘), Laguna is the my home away from home, but still at home, thus considering it my second home. Wondering what the town can offer, my friends and I started to wander around the province in search of new sights and unique experiences. Read more…