BACOLOD: THE CAPITOL PARK

My parents used to take me to the Capitol Park and Lagoon when i was a kid.  Like many children in Bacolod, I took my first steps or those wobbly steps as a toddler in the park fronting the Provincial Capitol Building of Negros Occidental.  The pair of carabaos standing at opposite ends of the lagoon seemed... Continue Reading →

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BACOLOD: THE SEAT OF POWER

The Provincial Captol of Negros Occidental was built on 1924 to 1935.  It has survived the Japanese bombing and occupation during World War II.  When the price of sugar dropped in the 70s, so did the economy of the province.  Insurgency and peasant unrest worsened with the deteriorating economy.  The building was then ignored and... Continue Reading →

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