Barrio Barretto was the sleepy beach area of Olongapo City but now it has developed in important international tourist area.
Zg374. (-127 to 132) are images of the Barrio Barretto Beach which is part of Olongapo City and Subic Bay. The first 3 images are of the Driftwood Beach which is a Public Beach, managed by the Barretto Government. It is located across the National Highway from the Olongapo Police Head Quarter which is commonly […]Read More
Zg373. (-126) is a new business, offering a floating island for recreation, on the bay of Subic Bay. It is located diagonal across the Maquinaya River and bridge. This is the 2nd such entertainment place in Barrio Barretto now and the 3rd and biggest one is at Half Moon Beach, between here and the SBFZ, […]Read More
Zg372. (-125) is our relative new hospital at the south end of Barrio Barretto, which went broke, is nearing completion after a complete renovation and adding one more storey under new ownership and management. We Vets hope they will engage TRICARE and get an agreement for it to be accepted here. In any case it […]Read More
Zg383, (-157 and 158) are the Kalaklan Ridge at right and a split off ridge towards the village Naugsol, to the left. Today it was unusual hazy, don’t know why. Behind that low ridge in picture 158 is where the Barretto Bypass road is being cut, going to the right, up, towards the Kalaklan Ridge.Read More
Zg382. (-156) we are at the intersection of La Union Street and the National Highway in Barrio Barretto. This Alaska Club been around for a while, Spaghetti Eddy used to be located here. You see a new place called: “Sloppy Joe’s” which is new watering hole, to sit there, sip on a San Miguel Beer […]Read More
Zg381. (-149 to 153) are pictures of Baloy Beach, along its road. A new business is renovating and it is called: “De Perio’s” they have permission to cut dead trees. In picture #150 you see a person on the tree, hacking away with a bolo and other men have lines rigged to make the cut […]Read More
Zg321. (-00). A high-rise in Barrio Barretto, where did all the nipa huts go? Do today’s visitors have more money than we sailors did during our time here? This big new hotel is called Central Park Reef Resort. In that location the Marmont Hotel had built a 3 storey new hotel but never got permission […]Read More