Category Archives: Travel

Blumentritt LRT Station

  The Ferdinand Blumentritt Light Railway Transit Station is located between Abad Santos station and Tayuman LRT station. Blumentritt station was named after Ferdinand Blumentritt. He is a teacher. Blumetritt is a friend and advisor of Jose Rizal, Philippines’ national hero. He translated Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere in German and wrote introductions for El Filibusterismo and Sucesos… Read More »

R. Papa LRT station

  R. Papa is an LRT station located between 5th avenue and Abad Santos station. This LRT station is named after Gen. Ricardo Papa Sr. General Ricardo Papa Sr. is the commanding general of the Philippine Army in 1963. He is a soldier and the chief of the Manila police in the 1960’s, R. Papa became famous because… Read More »

Doroteo Jose

  Doroteo Jose LRT Station is located between Bambang LRT Station and Carriedo LRT Station. This LRT station was named after Doroteo Jose. Doroteo Jose is a patriot. He was punished by the Spaniards for organizing a group to push for the ouster of a corrupt archbishop. Si Doroteo Jose ay isang bayani. Siya ay pinarusahan ng mga… Read More »

Hermogenes Vito Cruz (LRT Origins)

  Hermogenes Vito Cruz is a former Mayor of Pasay City. He was the leader of the town’s local katipunan who fought against both Spanish and and American forces. Vito Cruz is also the founder of the Aglipayan Church in Pasay. Vito Cruz is more popularly known today as an LRT station located between Quirino Avenue station and… Read More »