Saturday, December 22, 2012

Angono photo walk

I usually take long walks. I sometimes look like a freak that carries a camera all the time, snapping pictures of whatever. Here's some snaps from a walk that (almost always) turned into a photo walk.

It's a good thing that Angono is not a densely populated town, because every time I take a walk, there's only a few people that I see. At the time I took these pictures, I was wearing house clothes and plain tsinelas while lugging a heavy Yashica film camera.

Nemiranda's Art Camp. I took this shot from the bridge over Angono River. As you can see, it is located in a very idyllic place. A perfect spot for creative minds while doing their artwork. I attended two art workshops last year in this place. The classes were taught by no less than Nemesio Miranda (Nemiranda) himself. He is a great teacher, and I feel like I'm doing him a disservice by not producing much art this year. Perhaps, next year, 2013, which is only a couple of days away, I'll be doing more artworks that can make their way in this blog.

This is an old "bahay na bato" which burnt down years ago, and the owners never got the chance to renovate it. I felt sad seeing this structure, this is just beside the Angono Highway. However, I am against the idea of demolishing it, I think it should stand as a testament of a time long past.

This used to be Nemiranda's art gallery, with the first floor used as a resto bar. Through the years, it has changed its purpose. Last time I checked, the rooms are being let as residential spaces and the first floor is rented by a funeral parlor. I once dreamt living in one of the rooms here, but it's always occupied by a renter. Still, I admire the architecture, and of course, the huge sculpture were both designed and made by Nemiranda.
That's it for now.


  1. Anonymous23/12/12

    I have never seen this parts in Angono..nice photos btw!


    1. Thanks, :) these can be seen along Manila East Road, the highway route that jeepneys bound for Binangonan take.

  2. very nice photos! :)
    yung bahay na bato, WOW! amazing.

    1. Salamat, Jessica :)

      Nung kinukunan ko yung bahay na bato medyo takot ako konti kasi wala tao sa kalsada, medyo creepy in a way, hahaha pero nung na-develop naman wala naman mumu, hindi na creepy yung emotions na naisip ko doon sa bahay.


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