|THE HEART OF BANANA:
A JOURNEY THROUGH AURORA
by: Jeho Bitancor
I had been to where Ive always been. Only this time, a sunrise or bukang
liwayway is even more beautiful, more meaningful.
|OLAGSTORIES: THE DEFORESTATION OF AURORA.
During the seventies to the present, the illegal and legal worst forest epidemic spread
its devastation to the towns of Dinalungan, Casiguran, and Dilasag.
|OLAGSTORIES: AURORA'S VANISHING TREASURES.
The beauty and wonders of Aurora were almost too much to bear.Now these impressions no
|NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN
DIBUT BAY, SAN LUIS AURORA
Over the last few years ASCOT has assisted the LGUs and communities with coral
|OLAGSTORIES: MCC CLASS OF
52. We were the few surviving members of Class
52, first graduates of MCHS. Having graduated
fifty years ago where the Korean War ended in a draw, we had returned in our golden
yearswith the world once again in brink of war, this time, with terrorism.
In 1976, filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola went to Baler to shoot sequences from the
Vietnam War movie Apocalypse Now. His wife Eleonor kept a diary throughout the making of
the movie which was eventually published in 1979.
|AFTEREFFECTS OF OVERFISHING
IN THE LITTORAL OF AURORA
Out favorite Poppo is back with another story. In this one he's commenting on the
state of the provincial waters.
Here's what those peeps at the Tourism Office would not tell you. A
rough guide to Baler's beach strip, the town nightlife hub and red light district. Check
out the scores from Tita Gudings' to AMCO.
|AN ARTERY OF SPIRIT
Olin waxing poetic about his favorite sport. When
I'm away from the ocean, I get nervous. When passing a flagpole, I must check the
direction of the wind. My hair is almost bleached and my skin is burnished brown.
|TRIP TO DIKASALARIN
On March 15, 2001, hundreds of city slickers and nature trippers
visited Baler and hiked their collective asses to Dikasalarin and revealed a long kept
secret paradise. Here's the BB account.
Visit this BatangBaler website and discover Poppo Olag. A Baler native who have been to
most places on Earth - including the South Pole - but still remains enchanted with his
Click the following topics for a quick link to the differrent Olag Stories.
Finally It Was Over