Alaminos News

  • SantaRosa City Celebrates 15th Sikhayan

    The people of this city celebrated this year’s Sikhayan Festival held every January 18.

    “Our people are our best resource...if not for them we would not be celebrating our Sikhayan Festival. If not for them we would not reach our 221st founding anniversary,” said City Mayor Arlene B. Arcillas to thousands of people who came to join in the celebration.

    The theme for this year’s celebration is “Pagsisikhay ng Mamamayan, Tungo sa Pag-unlad ng Pamayanan.” Parade and street dancing were among the highlights of the celebration. The festival is also held in conjunction with Santa Ro ...

  • City Of Seven Lakes

    Being a corporate slave, I have been finding it hard to squeeze in some time to write and because of that I’ll do some “back logs”. =)

    At the start of the 2015 I told myself that I will try my best to travel as often as I can and can afford =P

    With that, I thought of starting with some off the beaten path places that are very much accessible and affordable. So for my First travel of 2015 , I went to the City of Seven Lakes a.k.a San Pablo, Laguna.

    San Pablo, Laguna is around 70 km away from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila. Took us around 2-2 1/2 hours from our hometown i ...

  • Hanging Out In Calauan

    Justice Pronove invited us to his house in Calauan, Laguna and we gladly accepted. So early morning last Saturday, with a full moon still high in the sky, Alex and Tere and Adri and I headed south towards Makiling. From the highway at kilometer post 69.5, we turned into a dirt road towards Justice's house.

    What a pretty place Justice has! On the right were green rice fields with the mountains of Nagcarlan in the distance and on the left were fish ponds with hundreds of egrets and terns and Makiling in the background. I didn't expect too many birds but we also counted seventeen common kingfi ...