Have you ever dreamt of going back in time? Now, in a way, you can, here in Bagac, Bataan.
Since 2003, José "Gerry" Acuzar, owner of New San Jose Builders, has been slowly buying out houses in the Philippines' old towns, taking them apart, and reassembling them, literally brick by brick, in his large and expansive lot in Bagac, Bataan. The houses were chosen based on their historical, cultural and architectural value, with a majority of them being Spanish-era houses and bahay na bato, built with stone foundations and wooden floors. Las Casas has been quietly transplanting houses from Tondo ...
The Mt. Samat Shrine of Valor in Pilar, Bataan, was chosen as the 2nd recipient in the whole country to be part of Tourism Enterprise Zone (TEZ) Flagship Program of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) for the year 2014 after the first public consultation held last April 15, 2015.
The consultation was conducted by Arch. Christina B. Banzon, Provincial Tourism Officer at the Bataan Government Center together with the dynamic mayor of Pilar, Alicia Pizarro, welcoming all the sector leaders of the community who participated in the event.
For the past two years, ...
Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar the best place to unwind!
Touring Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar an open-air museum and heritage park in Bagac, Bataan, Philippines.
I had vacation in my country last October 2010 since at that time I was still employed in Singapore. But to be honest the main reason I came back in my country after around 6 months (I had vacation last May 2010 too) was to sign a job offer for my next job back home. Yes, I returned to my home country to work (other people surprised because there are lots of Filipinos dreamed to work abroad and yet I am returning to my country). And I used the climb event as a reason when I requested for approval of my vacation leave so that I can return to the country without so much effort of reasoning.
The Orani Water District has planted 50,000 trees in the Tala watershed in the last five years.
In its fifth year of reforestation, the OWD planted more than 10,000 tibig tree seedlings in the watershed in the upland Barangay Tala in Orani.
"We are very happy that despite the bad weather volunteers joined us in our fifth year of reforestation," OWD general manager Benni Andres said during the tree planting on Saturday.
The OWD employees were joined by policemen, government employees, fishermen and other volunteers.
The water district is conserving 28 hectares of the watershed, whic ...