Originally made to imbibe the spirit of offering oneself for the country, the Oblation has come to symbolize the University of the Philippines itself.
The Jones Bridge Makeover
Jones Bridge went through a prewar high and postwar lows to get to its current revitalization that has given this city a renewed sense of hope.
Meet the New Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum (Plus Some Exclusive Shrine Photos!)
It’s been a long while since the Urban Roamer visited the Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum. And since then, there have been so many big changes there. And I do mean big in a manner that you won’t recognize the museum anymore if your last visit was at least last year. You see the museum underwent a total renovation and makeover of sorts for about a year. The result: a new and improved look of the Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum, now officially known as Museo ni Manuel Quezon which was unveiled just last August 19 this year, in time for the birth anniversary of Pres. Manuel Quezon.
Monuments to Motherhood
As this particular entry is being released on a Mother’s Day, allow the Urban Roamer to greet all the mothers out there a Happy Mother’s Day! I suppose words cannot express our gratitude for everything they have done for us that sometimes we tend to take for granted. May this day be an opportunity for us to show that gratitude and honor their sacrifices for us. But how does one honor a mother whose sacrifices for us were greater than we could ever imagine? Such an homage can be done in any shape or form, no matter how simple of a gesture it may be. Or it could be something…