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.
Zg465. (-03). Waterfront Road, by my boat landing and in front of HQ Building # 229. In 1962 we were always anchored out! The new Hellships Memorial is just dead ahead, maybe 100 feet. A place for various stories of the former Subic Bay Naval Base which is now the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, […]Read More
Zg116. This is picture #048 but is numbered in this album as Zg116. Pictures # 030 to 066 are of the area that people are calling and are visiting, the New Zealand tourist spot. Under those trees, in their cool shade and with the lawn type grass covering the grounds and the calm waters of […]Read More
PVAO TURNS OVER US CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO NISPEROS FAMILY Zf924. Finally, the US Medal of Honor has been officially turned over to the family of Private Jose B. Nisperos on 22 July 2021 in San Fernando, La Union. Representatives from PVAO and the Field Service Extension Office (FSEO) in La Union met with […]Read More
–Zd235. This is an image from NARA, a collection of about 150 images about the Battle of Villa Verde, Feb.-May 1945, half of the images are only the descriptions.This imge did not have a readable description but is in sequence with all the other Battle of the Villa Verde Trail and 32nd Division combat images. […]Read More
Battle of Balete/Dalton Pass. – Zd122. This is an WWII 1945 image of the Battle of the Balete Pass, fought by the 25th Division, to liberate North Luzon and defeat the Japanese Army. This picture was downloaded from NARA. Zd123. This is the description for the previous image. ——————————————— Battle of Balete Pass. This is […]Read More
Ze473. (0a) the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse, it was a good road down from Bolinao Town, there are a few resorts on the way, some are not cheap. ———————————————– If one has the time, a little extra to spend there are many things to see in the Philippines. And if you have wheels, that makes it […]Read More
Ze455. (01) Islandia Hotel, front, from the main road into Alaminos City from the south. ———————————————- We visited 100 Islands in Alaminos City, part of Pangasinan on the 3rd of March 2019; the price was right, 1800 peso for a twin room, including breakfast. You might consider it, it was a pleasant hotel. This album […]Read More
Ze404. Concrete is laid down piece meal and this section of concrete is already at the about 850 meters level and near the 633meters Ridge connection with the new Pangasinan-Nueva Vizcaya Road which follows the old Villa Verde Trail down along the North-South Ridge which runs parallel east and next to the Ambayoan River. We […]Read More
Ze391. (-01) this is the older 1945 32nd Div. Red Arrow Monument, without a plaque, and it is broken now. It has been moved by the road contractor to the left side of the Cabalisian River within the last 2 or 3 years during the new road and bridge construction. ________________________________ I changed my mind […]Read More