Category: Central Luzon

This category describes different geographic places in Central Luzon. I live in Olongapo, Zambales and the provinces of Central Luzon are close and are visited most often by me. So much material from this area will be shown here.

Visit to the Ipo Dam in Bulacan, 2018

Zc043. We got a view of the Ipo Dam after all while we are on our way from the gate to the Ipo Dam and then going to the Angat Dam. ————————————————————————————— This was a trip with a friend to explore the eastern side of the province of Bulacan. We wanted to look at all […]

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Botolan Tarlac Road as of 3rd March 2022.

Zf558. My 2017 track, red and my 2022 track, yellow of my walk along the Botolan-Tarlac Road from the Zambales side. ———————————————————– On the 3rd of March 2022 I Inspected the Zambales-Tarlac Road again. A tricycle gave me a ride and I saved approximately 6km of my walk. The concrete seems to be going all […]

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Other WWII Bataan Memorials & Plaques #1

Zf500. GEN. KING SURRENDER MARKER AT LAMAO, BATAAN, Picture # X360 posted in the below linked URL on the 28th April, 2015 entry. ————————————— This album, webpage is for some other WWII memorials & plaques in Bataan, —————————————- Five other memorials/plaques in Bataan! My friend Roger Davis, a member of the Coastal Defense Study Group […]

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Willibald Bill C Bianchi, a Casualty of WWII, Hell Ship Enoura Maru

Zf402. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Willibald Charles Bianchi[1] (March 12, 1915 – January 9, 1945) was an officer in the Philippine Scouts who received the Medal of Honor for actions in Bataan, Philippines during that country’s capitulation to Japanese forces during World War II. After the action near Bagac in the Bataan Province, Bianchi […]

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A new Bridge over the Baquilan River 30. Oct. 2021

Zf383.  One of 7 images of the Bucao River, where the Bucao River Dike hits the Bucao River reinforced embankment under the Baquilan Resettlement Village. We have views of the Bucao River, the Balin-Buguero River, Mt. Pinatubo and the unique irrigation intake, buried by the Mt. Pinatubo Lahars, but it still works great. We also […]

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Two ex Roads to the Dizon Mine

Zf164. The Rocky, Monolith Peak or Peaks of Mount Balakibok. This peak or these peaks are prominent visible from just about anywhere in Olongapo. The Kalaklan Ridge leads to the peaks and a road and power lines to the Dizon Mine run along the ridge. The power lines are gone now and the road is […]

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Bataan Trip 21-01-15

Zd840. This is one of 6 images of the Subic Freeport Expressway on the 15th Jan 2021. I started my Bataan trip this way. This is the first section as you leave the former Navy Exchange area. —————————————— This was an exploration trip of changes in Bataan during the virus crisis, I had to get […]

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The West Point Memorial at the Cabanatuan American Memorial

– Zd001. The West Point Memorial at the Cabanatuan American Memorial. One of several images of the West Point Memorial at the Cabanatuan American Memorial which this album is dedicated to. These images were shot on the 31 July 2008. —————————————— The Cabanatuan American Memorial was erected by the survivors of the Bataan Death March […]

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Masonry Centennial Monument (Park) on Zambales Shortcut Road 2019-03-04

Ze500. This is one of 19 images of a new Masonic Centennial Monument/Marker in a new Masonic Centennial Park along the San Marcelino-San Narciso Shortcut Road in Zambales. I noticed this new park on the 4th of March, 2019 and learned it was established on the 31st of Jan. 2019. —————————————————– Often during my life […]

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Bataan and Democracy Historical Marker

Zc959. This image of the Bataan and Democracy Historical Marker was provided by the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk Virginia. ————————————————- The Gen. MacArthur Memorial was wondering where was it located and does it still exist? One of our forum members saw it and even has some pictures. We did some additional research and […]

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