October seventh is the feast day of the Our Lady of the Rosary, a special day for rosary devotees, like the Escuderos.
Calabarzon area is known for the coconut haciendas. And growing up in Southern Tagalog was exposed to villa life. Coconut trees and hacienda festivities are part of our identity in this region. Having to visit Villa Escudero made me rediscover being a Filipino in Southern Tagalog.
Just when I thought June would be a boring month, I got a random invite from someone I met at an event back in March, for an eight-hour road trip, so I joined in.
A place where being a pilgrim and eco-tourist meets.
In a Time Capsule. Dress up and be transported back in late 1800s to early 1900s at the Rodriguez Ancestral House, now known as the Villa Sariaya. Continue reading