North Luzon, this category covers all my visits to North Luzon.
This picture is of the construction of the new Pangasinan-Nueva Viscaya Road along the old Villa Verde Trail. It was shot in Feb. 2017 from the west slopes of Mt. Imugan, where the 126th Reg. attacked.
Zc921. 181116 Villa Verde hike, middle section 001. This is my GPS track of the walk and also gives you a bigger picture of the Villa Verde Trail area. ——————————————— Sections of the Villa Verde Trail are now being used to build a new Pangasinan to Nueva Viscaya Road. I started walking the trail before […]Read More
Zc889. The bridge over the Cabalisian River (Pangasinan End) which flows into the Ambayabang River is complete and is called Villa Verde Bridge ————————————- The new name of road is Pangasinan-Nueva Viscaya Road. The bridge over the Cabalisian River (Pangasinan End) which flows into the Ambayabang River is complete and is called Villa Verde Bridge […]Read More
Zc162. For decades this bell hung outside Most Holy Trinity Catholic Chapel at West Point, its history lost and forgotten. A ceremony at the chapel Friday, April 29, 2016, marked the return of the bell to its original home at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Bauang, La Union, Philippines, from where it was taken […]Read More
Zc086. Here is the location of the USS Stingray Memorial at the Caunayan Bay in Pagudpud Town, Ilocos Norte, here is a big picture. It also shows our GPS track getting there. A friend and I toured North Luzon and we put this Memorial on our schedule. It was a special thing to me, since […]Read More
Za474. At the Malico Village Museum on the Villa Verde Trail is a WWII Japanese Artillery piece. -It is about 20 km from Santa Fe, Nueva Viscaya to the Malico Village at the Salacsac Passes and I noticed this sign about of the points of interest in Malico Village. The road, except for ½ km […]Read More