January 29, 2007

Rizal Monument Photos '60s

Sift through this magic chest of amazing vintage photographs! Take a peek and let them transport you back to a time almost lost forever. Discover places you've never been, or revisit the places you always thought you knew; that is until you see what these places used to look like! Travel back in time and rediscover the Philippines.




More Mahiwagang Baul photos: Plaza Miranda Photo '60s

Many thanks to everyone at www.skyscrapercity.com, and the www.pinoyexchange.com forums.


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2 comments:

rockett said...

ah yes... the monument. bago pa nauso ang quad at harrison plaza, luneta was THE way to spend sunday mornings. pinoy weather was still quite good then. kaya bihira kang makakita ng sheds sa luneta; hindi mo kasi iindahin yung init ng araw kahit alas-diyes na nang umaga.

pwedeng mag-family picnic kahit saan sa luneta. amoy-na-amoy mo pa rin yung pure salty air ng manila bay kahit nasa or lampas ka na sa monumento.

i remember an old joke:
pare, may job opening sa luneta. malaki ang sahod.
anong trabaho?
taga-payong kay rizal.

X44 said...

That metal thing attached to the Rizal monument was unceremonously removed and was once placed at the end of Roxas boulevard between Baclaran and Pasay (where the overpass stands now)



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