Camp Magsaysay in Laur, Nueva Ecija. What To Do? What To See?

We arrived sa lugar ng mga 10am. Pagdating namin sa gate, hinarang kami ng mga sundalo para sa routine checkpoint. Buti na lang, andun kaagad  ang escort namin.

We decided to wait for team B and team C to arrive bago kami pumasok sa compound. There is safety in numbers. We took pictures while waiting.

Fort Magsaysay entrance arch. Tanggaling mo helmet mo pagpapasok ka.

Fort Magsaysay entrance arch. Tanggaling mo helmet mo pagpapasok ka.

This is a Military Camp.

This is a Military Camp.

Media Center entrance

Media Center entrance

The place is called Camp Magsaysay. Located in Laur, Nueva Ecija, it was once the place for Solitary Confinement for Jose Pepe Diokno and Ninoy Aquino for at least a month. At other times, it servers as the base camp for the military for our forces up north.

This wall has many truths. Sa likod ng Martial Law.

This wall has many truths. Sa likod ng Martial Law.

Jose Pepe Diokno in his Solitary Confinement

Jose Pepe Diokno in his Solitary Confinement

with Ninoy Aquino in his Solitary Confinement

with Ninoy Aquino in his Solitary Confinement

More facts about the solitary confinement during Martial Law.

More facts about the solitary confinement during Martial Law.

Camp Magsaysay is actually a military camp/park. May simbahan sa loob. May naka-display na cannons para sa picture-taking. They also have a hangar para sa small planes in case need mag travel ng mabilis o magbagsak ng cloudseed to force the rains to drop.

Pag komplikado ang problema, parang relong madie in Japan. Elesi.

Pag komplikado ang problema, parang relong madie in Japan. Elesi.

Ang reason bat ako nandun? birthday kasi ng tito ko. I don’t know what he does really. Ang alam ko lang, sumasaludo sa kanya ang lahat ng andun. Our mini gathering was also graced by their Gwapo Band; an all-soldier combo that plays various music genre. Magaling sila in fairness.

Gwapo Band of 7th Infantry Division

Gwapo Band of 7th Infantry Division

We ate a lot. Naki-share kami sa pagkain ng sundalo. Nakakabusog talaga.

Fruits. Hindi ko na ipo-post yung mga pampabata na pagkain. Yung healthy na lang.

Fruits. Hindi ko na ipo-post yung mga pampabata na pagkain. Yung healthy na lang.

Pose it, Post it, Pusit

Pose it, Post it, Pusit

these pamangkins thought i was just 15 years old. how cute.

these pamangkins thought i was just 15 years old. how cute.

I encourage you all to visit the place. A lot has to be learned about the protectors of our land, and also, Martial Law.

 

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