Wednesday, July 23, 2014

2015 Holidays in the Philippines


Year 2015 Holidays in the Philippines



Recently, MalacaƱang Palace has declared the Philippine holidays for the upcoming year 2015. Plan ahead, go out, and discover the beauty of the Philippines and its culture!


There are at least 8 long weekends in the Philippines this 2015. So what are you waiting for?

Friday, July 11, 2014

Interactive Map for the West and East Valley Fault Line on Rizal, Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite

The West and East Valley Fault System spans from Montalban, Rizal all the way down to Carmona, Cavite and is the most feared event that could hit Metro Manila in case the fault system moves as it may cause larger than 7.0 magnitude earthquake. As of the meantime, disaster resiliency assessors have been saying that the country is not prepared for a calamity such as this. Schadow1 Expeditions has acquired the fault line data from PHIVOLCS and traced it on top of Openstreetmap and Google Earth.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Imus Heritage Park, a reminder of the Battle of Alapan and our National Flag

Imus Heritage Park - Battle of Alapan - Schadow1 Expeditions

The Imus Heritage Park in Alapan, Imus, Cavite brandishes a large Philippine flag fixed on a 90-foot flagpole which commemorates the first time our country's flag has been hurled in victory after the last of the Spanish colonial forces in the country has been defeated last May 28, 1898. This is over the Philippine victory on the Battle of Alapan that paved the way to Philippine Independence.

Monday, June 9, 2014

The First Jose Rizal Monument

Rizal Monument, Daet - Schadow1 Expeditions

Jose Protacio Rizal, one of the martyrs during the Spanish colonial that fought for the rights of a Filipino to have equal rights with the colonizers, laid down his life at Bagumbayan, now famously known as Luneta Park in Manila. Yet a few of us know that there is an earlier monument of Rizal and is the first of its kind.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Falling in Love with Luzon Amidst Its Pitfalls

Calaguas Sunset - Schadow1 Expeditions

Perfection is nothing but an idea, to which everyone aims to be; yet the most genius of them all ends up imperfect at the end. Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines, with its magnanimity among other islands in the country may seem to cater everything: From dive sites, pristine beaches, remote islets, magnificent mountains and volcanoes, highly urbanized areas, and to the far rural reaches. Yet seemingly almost perfect with its diversity, there still lies some of its ugly reality. The island may fall short on some aspects, but being aware of its imperfections is the key to falling in love with it.

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