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...pasea los colores de la nuesa patria tan bien.

 

83218/9 San Xuan - León Clasificación en Campumanes.

 

No one like you keeps on track the asturian country colours.

 

Timber train no. 83218/9 San Xuan - León Clasificación at Campumanes Station.

 

Desde Sevilla, un año más tenemos la oportunidad de desear que podáis disfrutar de unos días inolvidables con vuestros seres queridos y recordar con cariño aquellas personas que se nos fueron pero que siguen estando en nuestro recuerdo.Que seáis muy felices amigos. Un abrazo repartío.

 

Dende Sevilla, un añu más tenemos la oportunidá de deseyar que podáis esfrutar d'unos díes inolvidables colos vuesos seres queríos y recordar con ciñu aquelles persones que nos fueron pero que siguen tando na nuesa alcordanza. Que síais bien felices amigos. Un abrazu repartío.

 

De Sevilla, unha vez máis, temos a oportunidade de desexar-lle gozar de días inesquecibles cos seus seres queridos e lembrar con cariño dos que estabamos, pero permanecen nas nosas memorias. Que sexa amigos moi felices. Un abrazo particionado.

 

Sevillatik, egun ahaztezina gozatzeko aukera zure maiteak eta gogoratu fondly nor ginen baina gure memoria en egongo dira nahi den aukera, berriro ere izango dugu. Baliteke oso pozik lagunak izango duzu. Partizioak Un abrazo.

 

Des de Sevilla, un any més tenim l'oportunitat de desitjar que pugueu gaudir d'uns dies inoblidables amb els vostres éssers estimats i recordar amb afecte aquelles persones que se'ns van anar però que segueixen estant en el nostre record. Que sigueu molt feliços amics. Una abraçada Va repartir.

 

From Seville, once again we have the opportunity to wish you to enjoy unforgettable days with your loved ones and remember fondly those who we were but remain in our memories. May you be very happy friends. A partitioned hug.

 

Da Siviglia, ancora una volta abbiamo l'occasione per augurarvi di trascorrere giornate indimenticabili con i vostri cari e ricordare affettuosamente quelli che eravamo, ma rimaniamo nei nostri ricordi. Possa tu essere amici molto felice. Un abbraccio partizionato.

 

De Séville, une fois de plus nous avons l'occasion de vous souhaiter de profiter des jours inoubliables avec vos proches et souvenez avec émotion ceux qui nous étions, mais restons dans nos mémoires. Puissiez-vous être amis très heureux. Un câlin partitionné.

 

Von Sevilla, haben wir wieder die Möglichkeit, wünschen Ihnen unvergessliche Tage mit Ihren Lieben genießen und sich erinnern liebevoll die, die wir waren, sondern bleiben in unserer Erinnerung. Können Sie sehr gerne Freunde sein. Eine partitionierte Umarmung.

 

塞維利亞,我們再次有機會希望您享受難忘的日子,與你的親人和很懷念那些我們卻留在我們的記憶誰。也許你會很開心的朋友。一個分區的擁抱。

 

セビリアから、もう一度私たちは、あなたがあなたの愛する人との忘れられない日々を楽しみ、愛情を込めて私達があったが、私たちの記憶に残る人々を覚えてお祈りする機会があります。あなたは非常に満足して友人かもしれません。分割抱擁。

 

من إشبيلية مرة أخرى لدينا الفرصة لأتمنى لكم التمتع أيام لا تنسى مع أحبائك ونتذكر باعتزاز أولئك الذين كنا ولكن تبقى في ذاكرتنا. قد نكون اصدقاء سعيدة جدا. عناق تقسيم.

Here, there and everywhere...

 

Casi todos los años solemos ir al menos en una ocasión por el cordal del Puerto de San Isidro, comenzamos por las inmediaciones de la Estación invernal de Fuentes de Invierno, una vez ganada la altura seguimos hacia el sur con la intención de captar alguna Erebia.

 

Las Erebias son unas mariposas oscuras con unos ocelos rojos punteados de negro, supongo que serán oscuras para absorber toda la radiación solar posible, lamentablemente si ya de por si me resulta difícil verlas, después de seguirla con cautela por terrenos poco recomendables siempre suele ser la misma, la Erebia meolans que suele estar acompañada de otra compañera de vuelos de nombre Erebia palarica, y nada mas, kilómetros y kilómetros y siempre las mismas especies en los altos, habrá que tomar vitaminas e ir a Picos de Europa, pero ya tendrá que ser para el año que viene, pues suelen volar hasta mediados de Setiembre.

 

El caso es que debido al viento que soplaba, pasaba de brisa, ya era poco agradable caminar por zonas cimeras y el seguir el cordal hacia León no era la opción mas segura, así que descendimos y fuimos al lago Ausente, a unos 1750 metros de altura,

 

Después de caminar todo lo caminable, llegamos a pensar que en realidad el lago si estaba ausente porque no aparecía por ningún lado, hasta que allá por una estrecha senda blanca de piedra molida y unos cuarenta y cinco grados de inclinación llegamos a aquel lugar de increíble belleza, habíamos leído que el lago tenía especies endémicas y escasas, me imaginé tritones, miré con atención pero no vi nada, demasiada extensión de agua..

 

Nos sentamos sobre una cómoda piedra plana, y a nuestra espalda oímos gritos, tres niñas, una llorando tiraba piedras a las otras dos a orillas del lago y sus padres decían que había que poner música, caray, pensé, un lugar dedicado al silencio, estaba siendo machacado por aquellas voces infantiles de soprano, octava arriba o abajo, y al mismo tiempo tomaron el lago como su piscina particular, bueno ! son cosas de turistas accidentales..

 

Yo a lo mío, tomé unas fotos del lago con luces muy agradables, quedé muy contento, las nubes en aquel cielo azul proyectaban su sombra sobre el terreno haciendo de el paisaje una verdadera preciosidad.

 

Tal vez no hayamos captado las Mariposas que esperábamos, pero ese día pero vinimos cargados con las imágenes de bellos paisajes.

 

Ya para acabar el día decidimos ir a comer, eran las seis de la tarde y nos fuimos con ese reparador bocadillo king-size super-luxury, al lago Isoba, como siempre el bocadillo estaba excelso, mientras comíamos, el paisaje bajo aquella luz variable era como una película a cámara lenta, Como un timelapse suave..

 

Es un final de temporada en el que habiendo caminado mas que el pasado año, tomamos muchas menos fotos a mariposas que el pasado año, habrá quién diga que todo obedece a ciclos biológicos, pero tantos calores, tantas lluvias, tormentas a destiempo no son normales.

 

Me dicen que el deshielo comenzó primero éste año y con el, el despertar de la primavera engañó a destiempo a infinidad de "bichinos" que comenzaron antes de tiempo sus ciclos vitales, que de igual manera los finalizaron antes, técnicamente ya hace unas semanas que comenzó el otoño, no el astronómico, sino el real.

 

Buen otoño a todos.. Se acabó lo bueno.. aunque aun podemos capturar los colores cambiantes del otoño, lo que no es poco..

  

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I have been told that the melting started first this year and with the awakening of spring untimely deceived by a lot of arthropods and plants soon began their life cycles, which ended just as the earlier, technically a few weeks ago that began the fall, not astronomical, but real.

 

Good fall at all .. Gone are the days long, and when switching to winter time, they left with our light, Hi!

even though we can capture the changing colors of autumn, which is no small thing, but an entire natural spectacle ....

 

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Díxome un paxarin que'l destemple empezó primero ésti añu y col, l'espertar de la primavera engañó a destiempu a infinidá d'artrópodos y plantes qu'empezaron mui a tiempu los sos ciclos vitales, que d'igual manera rematar antes, técnicamente yá va unes selmanes qu'empezó la seronda, non l'astronómicu, sinón el real.

 

Bon seronda a toos.. Acábense los díes llargos, y cuando camuden a horariu ivernizu, colar cola nuesa lluz, Je!

anque entá podemos prindar los colores cambiantes de les fueyes de los árboles, de los montes de fayes, lo que nun ye poca cosa, sinón tou un espectáculu natural....

 

Passeig i arbres nus.

El vent, el pas de la tardor i l'entrada de l'hivern, han desfullat completament alguns arbres en ben pocs dies.

El canvi de cel blau a dia gris també ajuda a contrastar els colors d'un paisatge que no sembla el mateix.

 

Passeig de la Indústria de Berga (Berguedà) CAT.

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Walk and bare trees.

 

The wind, passing the autumn and beginning of winter, some are completely defoliated trees in very few days.

The change of sky blue gray day also helps to contrast the colors of a landscape that does not seem the same.

 

Walk Industry Berga (Berguedà) CAT.

 

Una model anglesa desconeguda, fotografiada a principis dels anys '70.

 

La foto està feta amb pel.lícula de 35 mm., Ilford Panchromatic, en blanc i negre. Ignoro amb quina càmera es va fer ni com es va revelar.

 

Positivat:

Paper Oriental New Seagull Portrait Warm Tone, Semi-Mate, FB, Medium Contrast, 18x24 cms.

90 segons d'exposició a l'ampliadora.

Positivat Lith (Moersch) més uns decímetres cubics de sulfit sòdic i d'hidroquinona, 20 minuts

Fixat 5 minuts

Rentat 25 minuts.

8 hores d'assecat.

 

Virat a l'or, 10 minuts

Virat al Seleni, 7 minuts.

 

Sense cap retoc digital, a banda de la firma, insertada amb Lightroom després de l'escanejat de la foto positivada.

 

Regne Unit (o potser no tant), aprox. 1970 - Girona, març 2017

  

Una silueta femenina amb una il.luminació molt pobra.

 

Pel.lícula Ilford HP5 Plus 400 ASA, forçada a 1600 ASA.

Càmera Hasselblad 500 C/M, objectiu Carl Zeiss Sonnar CF 4/150 T*, f4, 1/15s.

 

Revelat negatiu:

Tonal Plus, 25º, 49+1, 17,30 minuts

Rentat amb aigua, 2 minuts

Fixat amb Fomafix, 4 minuts

Rentat final amb aigua i una gota de Fairy, 8 minuts

 

Positivat:

Paper Orwo BN 116 FB semimate, 18x24 cms., fabricat a l'antiga Alemanya Oriental cap a l'any 1980.

50 segons d'exposició a l'ampliadora.

Positivat Lith (Moersch), més una quantitat addicional de sulfit sòdic i d'hidroquinona, 10 minuts

Fixat 3 minuts

Rentat 10 minuts.

8 hores d'assecat.

 

Sense cap retoc digital, a banda de la firma, insertada amb Lightroom després de l'escanejat de la foto positivada.

 

Girona, gener-febrer 2017

L'església de la Nativitat de la Mare de Déu de Durro (o Santa Maria de Durro), és una església parroquial romànica del poble de Durro que va ser declarada monument historicoartístic l'any 1980. Pertany al terme municipal de la Vall de Boí, dins de l'antic terme de Durro, sempre a l'Alta Ribagorça. És una de les esglésies romàniques de la Vall de Boí que han estat declarades, en conjunt, Patrimoni de la Humanitat per la UNESCO.

 

L'edifici s'integra en el conjunt d'obres pròpies dels constructors que bastiren les esglésies de la vall de Boí. En aquest cas, ateses les característiques generals del temple, es tractaria d'una església bastida en una data lleugerament més tardana que la resta, que podria coincidir amb la segona meitat del segle XII, amb una clara influència de l'obra de Santa Maria d'Alaó (Sopeira), que també és palesa a l'església de Santa Maria de Cóll. L'església de Durro fou profundament reformada amb la construcció de la volta en una època indeterminada, probablement al segle XIII, i la substitució de la capçalera original -formada per un absis semicircular del qual resten alguns vestigis- pel transsepte que envaeix el porxo que, com a Erill la Vall, s'havia afegit el cos de l'església.

 

Aquests porxos presenten unes característiques constructives que l'emparenten amb l'obra de Sant Romà de Casós, Sant Climent d'Iran o la propera capella de Sant Quirc de Durro, i ha d'ésser datat, com a molt aviat, a la segona meitat del segle XII. En tot cas sembla raonable suposar que l'edificació del porxo fou contemporània de la construcció de la volta de la nau i sempre anterior a la substitució de l'absis primitiu pel transsepte.

 

Modernament, el temple fou restaurat el 1983, i l'any següent el campanar, pel servei de Patrimoni Arquitectònic de la Generalitat de Catalunya, sota la direcció de l'arquitecte Carles Solsona. Entre el 2000 i el 2002 hi ha hagut una altra campanya de restauració del conjunt monumental.

 

És un temple de notables proporcions, compost per una única nau, llarga i estreta, que havia estat capçada, vers llevant, per un absis semicircular avui desarticulat i substituït per un cos d'edifici de pla trapezial que fa les funcions de sagristia. La nau es coberta amb una volta de canó de mig punt, de perfil lleugerament apuntat, dividida en quatre trams per arcs torals, que recolzen sobre uns ressaltats encastats els murs perimetrals. A l'angle nord-est es dreça un campanar de torre modificat posteriorment, que no segueix la proporció esvelta dels campanars de la vall.

 

L'estructura de l'església es complica amb la incorporació d'un porxo, construït més tard, sostingut amb arcades, estès al llarg del mur meridional, on a l'extrem de llevant es lliurarà al braç sud d'un transsepte que ocupa l'àmbit de l'últim arc del porxo. La base del campanar forma el braç nord del transsepte, on ha desaparegut l'absis, del qual queda l'arc d'obertura al mur de llevant del campanar. Tot el conjunt, llevat del campanar, que té una coberta piramidal, és abrigat amb una teulada de doble pendent, recoberta amb llicorelles que abraça també el porxo.

 

El temple és il·luminat pràcticament per un sol vitrall situat a la capella lateral sud, atès que la nau només té un finestral central obert al mur de ponent, de doble esqueixada i arc de mig punt. La porta s'obre al mur sud, dins el porxo i és feta amb un arc de mig punt, ressaltat per dures arquivoltes que arrenquen de sengles columnes laterals. Al mur nord, prop de l'angle nord-est, hi ha una altre porta, lliça, sense decoració.

 

La nuesa dels paraments de la nau, accentuada per la uniformitat de l'aparell, només és trencada per uns ressalts angulars i per una cornisa estesa al llarg dels murs laterals, parcialment decorada amb un escacat, que és sostinguda per arcuacions cegues sobre mènsules. L'aparell, fet amb carreuons de mides mitjanes molt ben treballats, segueix l'habitual disposició de filades horitzontals, en aquest cas perfectament ordenades. La sagristia, pel que sembla, fou bastida, si més no en part, amb els carreus de l'absis prèviament enderrocat, entre els quals n'hi ha uns que destaquen perquè tenen elements esculpits, especialment un arquet amb un carpet perfectament definit.

 

Coronant el mur de ponent resten uns brancals d'una probable espadanya, avui desballestada.

 

El campanar, erigit a l'inici del mur nord, prop de la capçalera, és constituït per una torre de planta quadrada, originada a partir d'una socolada llisa sobre la qual se sobreposen cinc pisos tot i que el darrer, que acaba amb una coberta piramidal de pissarra, ha estat escapçat per la meitat.[1] La separació entre els pisos, seguint els esquemes decoratius de les esglésies de la vall de Boí, és determinada per arcuacions cegues desenrotllades sota frisos de dents de serra. Dissortadament aquest campanar va sofrir, a més de l'escapçament, un seguit de transformacions que van comportar l'aparedament del finestrals del primer pis i del segon (avui oberts, després de la restauració de què ha estat objecte) i la substitució dels finestrals romànics geminats per uns altres d'ogivals al tercer pis i al quart. Així mateix, l'accés primitiu, que comunicava amb la nau, fou obturat per un mur, on s'obrí un porta.

 

Una de les particularitats d'aquest campanar és que té ornamentació llombarda (dents de serra i arcuacions cegues) també a l'interior.

 

La portada d'accés a l'església de Durro que, com ja s'ha esmentat, és oberta sota un porxo, presenta una decoració escultòrica força senzilla, però correcta. Per sobre del dos arcs en gradació amb arquivoltes sostingudes per columnes amb capitells, hi ha un arc que deriva del guardapols, tot i que la seva funció és únicament ornamental; una sanefa escacada cobreix tota la superfície. El mateix motiu ocupa tota la línia inferior de la cornisa d'aquesta mateixa façana, sota l'embigat que cobreix el porxo.

 

Per sobre de l'arc derivat del guardapols, just sobre la línia a la clau de l'arc de la porta, hi ha un crismó treballat en baix relleu força interessant. La imatge del crismó, monograma de Crist, és formada per caràcters X i P, que són les dues primeres lletres gregues del nom de Crist; i les lletres A (alfa) i w (omega), com a principi i fi de totes les coses que representen la figura de Crist. Els quatre caràcters en combinació són inscrits en un cercle. Aquest, és alhora, inscrit en un quadrat, els espais lliures del qual són ocupats per quatre figures. Dos ocells afrontats ocupen els carcanyols superiors, tot recordant compositivament el tema iconogràfic d'origen paleocristià dels paons bevent de la font de la vida. Els carcanyols inferiors són ocupats per dos animals, un bou i potser un lleó, que podrien simbolitzar dos dels quatre evangelistes. La resta dels espais lliures (franges verticals del quadrat entre els animals superiors i els inferiors) és ornada per elements florals o vegetals que es tornen a repetir en els capitells de la portada.

 

Aquests capitells, quatre en total, presenten una decoració força senzilla i malmesa per les restes de guix que amaguen els detalls del relleu. Els dos externs són decorats amb fulles força estilitzades, que recorden simplement l'ús de fulles d'acant en la decoració del capitell clàssic. Un d'ells, el del brancal de ponent, és coronat per un cimaci ornat per una sanefa escacada. Els dos capitells interns presenten bàsicament figures d'animals contraposades que ajunten els angles. Recorden, tot i el mal estat en què es conserven, les composicions més clàssiques del romànic rossellonès, a base de figures lleonines contraposades i en actituds diverses. El capitell de la banda de ponent presenta a la cara externa un quadrúpede que recorda la figura d'un ase, mentre que a la cara interna presenta un rostre humà al centre -ocupant el lloc del dau central, fet que també és usual en tota l'estructura de tradició rossellonesa- i les restes del que potser era un altre quadrúpede; la parella d'animals, doncs, es presentaria afrontada i alçant una pota davantera cap a l'angle. El capitell de la banda de llevant, en canvi, sembla presentar una parella de lleons, oposats i girant el cap vers l'angle tot flanquejant un vegetal derivant de l'acant que ocupa l'angle.

 

La part alta del tambor d'aquests dos capitells figurats, que es confon amb el que pot ser el cimaci, és decorada mitjançant una sanefa de fulles entrellaçades semblants a la del crismó, i en el cas del capitell de ponent, recolzada sobre una mena de motllura trenada. El collarí dels dos capitells amb decoració vegetal és llis, mentre que els dos figurats és torçat.

 

Les combinacions ornamentals, com també el repertori vegetal o floral emprat en tota la decoració descrita, juntament amb la utilització d'un repertori de imatges clàssic en el romànic que ha perdut el sentit de la seva simbologia i composició, fan pensar que ens trobem davant un conjunt força tardà, corresponen probablement a mitjan segle XIII.

 

Cal dir que si bé en conjunt la portada de Durro és força semblant a la de Cóll, aquesta és superior pel que fa a l'escultura, tant en factura com en repertori iconogràfic i ornamental.

 

Durant el període gòtic es va afegir un espai format dues capelles amb voltes d'ogiva, una decorada amb l'altar del Roser (segle XVII) i l'altra amb el del Sant Crist (segle XVIII). Al mur sud es conserva una arcada a sota de la qual hi ha l'altar de Sant Antoni (segle XVIII). A la capella amb coberta de cúpula, hi trobem l'altar de Sant Joan (segle XVIII). L'altar major (segle XIX) és presidit per les imatges de la Mare de Déu, sant Josep i sant Joaquim. Al cor es conserva un banc fet de diferents peces, dos dels plafons mostren treball de calats medievals que es relacionen amb el banc de Sant Climent de Taüll.

 

Al Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya es conserva la talla de fusta de la Mare de Déu (núm. d'inventari 15.895), que formava part del conjunt del Davallament. De la figura del Crist només es conserva una fotografia: la imatge es va cremar l'any 1936. Totes dues imatges es relacionen estilísticament i iconogràfica amb el conjunt del Davallament d'Erill la Vall i es poden datar al darrer quart del segle XII.

 

La Deessa és una escultura en marbre blanc de l'escultor català Josep Clarà i Ayats, que es troba al vestíbul de la Casa de la Ciutat de Barcelona i una còpia a la plaça Catalunya de la mateixa ciutat.

HISTÒRIA: Realitzada durant l'estada a París de l'escultor, l'any 1909, sent encara un esbós, amb el nom de "Enigma" va aconseguir per a Josep Clarà el títol de Soci d'honor de la National de Beaux Arts de França.

Juntament amb altres escultors l'any 1927, rep la invitació de l'ajuntament de Barcelona per al projecte d'escultures a la nova urbanització de la plaça Catalunya, rep l'encàrrec de dues estàtues: la "Joventut" i "La Deessa", la qual causa a la seva nuesa i per les pressions moralistes del moment és retirada, però la nit anterior a la inauguració de l'Exposició Internacional de 1929, va ser de nou col · locada, aconseguint un gran èxit entre el públic.

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The Goddess is a white marble sculpture of the Catalan sculptor Josep Clara Ayats, located in the lobby of the House of the City of Barcelona and a copy to Catalonia Square in the city.

HISTORY: Conducted during your stay in Paris, the sculptor, in 1909, still a sketch, with the name "Enigma" Jose Clara got to the title of honorary member of the National de Beaux Arts France.

Along with other sculptors in 1927, received the invitation from the city of Barcelona for the sculpture project in the new development of the Plaza Catalonia, he was commissioned two statues: the "Youth" and "The Goddess" , which due to its nudity and the moralists of the time pressure is removed, but the night before the inauguration of the International Exhibition of 1929, was again placed and achieved great success with the public.

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Pel.licula KODAK TMY 400 ASA, caducada l'any 2001. Hasselblad 500 C/M, objectiu Carl Zeiss Sonar T* 4/150, f4, 1/15s. Novembre 2013

Falla carrer Lepant. 1er premi de Falles experimentals. València.

No he desitjat mai cap cos com el teu.

Mai no he sentit un desig com aquest.

Mai no el podré satisfer -és ben cert.

Però no en puc desistir, oblidar-te.

És el desig de la teua nuesa.

És el desig del teu cos vora el meu.

Un fosc desig, vagament, de fer dany.

O bé el desig simplement impossible.

Torne al començ, ple de pena i de fúria:

no he desitjat mai cap cos com el teu.

 

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Today I had the deep need to shoot something. I remembered the days of the 366, when I was shooting something at home, late ;)

I decided to edit and upload today, to remember those days.

By the way, tomorrow I will release on my Facebook page a downloadable file of one of my PSD's to celebrate I have 200 followers on Facebook

 

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Avui tenia la profunda necessitat de fer una foto. He recordat els dies del 366, quan feia fotografies ben tard, a casa, i he decidit editar-la i pujar-la avui, en honor a aquells dies.

Per altra banda, dir-vos que demà compartiré a la meva plana de Facebook un dels meus PSD's per celebrar que tinc 200 seguidors a Facebook

 

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Hoy tenía necesidad de hacer una foto. He recordado los días del 366, cuando hacía fotos muy tarde, en casa, y en honor a aquellos días, la he editado y colgado hoy.

Por otra parte, comentaros que mañana compartiré en mi página de Facebook uno de mis PSD's para celebrar que tengo 200 seguidores en Facebook

Toda mujer y toda curva es bella, por mucho que digan.

"[...] La tardor és la tos dels teatres, la llana que pica, el cafè amb llet que fereix llengua i llavis; és passar de la nuesa de la dutxa a un excés –com les cebes– de capes de roba, és acomiadar-nos dels dits dels peus fins a mitjans de juny. [...] Disfressada d’abric d’entretemps, com un vertiginós tobogan, ens arrossega inexorablement des del topless de les enyorades platges d’estiu a l’uniforme de grum d’hotel del Pare Noel i a les samarres dels pastorets del pessebre.

Que arribi aviat l’abril, perquè puguem regalar roses en mànigues de camisa"

Ja ha arribat el temps de tardor (Joan Ollé)

 

"[...] El otoño es la tos de los teatros, la lana que pica, el café con leche que hiere lengua y labios; es pasar de la desnudez de la ducha a un exceso –como cebollas– de capas de ropa, despedirnos hasta mediados de junio de los dedos de los pies.[...]Disfrazado de abrigo de entretiempo, como un vertiginoso tobogán, nos arrastra inexorablemente desde el toples de las añoradas playas al uniforme de botones de hotel de Don Papa Noel y a las zamarras de los pastores del belén.

Que llegue pronto abril, para que podamos regalar rosas en mangas de camisa"

Ya está aquí el tiempo de otoño (Joan Ollé)

    

AutorretraSto. Que conste que se me ha colado la S al escribirla, pero me ha parecido gracioso el resultado... ¡Y muy revelador!.

Buscant ...........

 

Buscant fem camí, fem amics, construïm famílies, però buscant et deixes la pell, et deixes la vida. Buscant estas sol, no tens a ningú mes que a tu mateix amb la teva nuesa i la teva pell de xai.

El patiment t'arranca l'anima a tiras talment com un filferro, i ja no importa ni el camí que has fet, ni els amics ni la família, solament importa la duresa de la teva anima, la duresa del teu cor.

Solament et queda canviar de pell, com un camaleó. Deixà la teva anima ferida, abandonar-la per sempre i construir-te una nova pell amb noves il·lusions i nous camins.

 

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Buscando ...........

 

Buscando hacemos camino, hacemos amigos, construimos familias, pero buscando te dejas la piel, te dejas la vida. Buscando estas solo, no tienes a nadie mas que a ti mismo con tu desnudez y tu piel de cordero.

El sufrimiento te arranca el alma a tiras como un alambre, y ya no importa ni el camino que has hecho, ni los amigos ni la familia, solamente importa la dureza de tu alma, la dureza de tu corazón.

Solamente te queda cambiar de piel, como un camaleón. Dejar tu alma herida, abandonarla para siempre y construirte una nueva piel con nuevas ilusiones y nuevos caminos.

 

Pel.lícula Ilford HP5 PLUS 400 ASA, forçada a 1600 ASA.

 

Càmera Hasselblad 500 C/M, objectiu Carl Zeiss Distagon 50 mm C 4/50, f4, 1/15s.

 

Revelat negatiu:

Tonal Plus, 25º, 24+1, 9,30 minuts

Rentat amb aigua, 2 minuts

Fixat amb Fomafix, 4 minuts

Rentat final amb aigua i una gota de Fairy, 8 minuts

 

Positivat:

Paper Kodak Veribrom WSG 2, brillant FB, 16,5 x 21,6 cms., fabricat a principis dels anys '80.

40 segons d'exposició a l'ampliadora.

Positivat Lith (Moersch) més una barreja de sulfit sòdic i hidroquinona, 10 minuts

Fixat 5 minuts

Rentat 15 minuts.

8 hores d'assecat.

 

Sense cap retoc digital, a banda de la firma, insertada amb Lightroom després de l'escanejat de la foto positivada.

 

Girona, gener 2017

La model darrera un porex fosc, amb una roba vermella a les mans.

Pel.lícula Kodak TMAX 400 ASA, caducada l'any 2001.

Hasselblad 500 C/M, Objectiu Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 4/150, f4, 1/80s

 

Revelat pel.lícula:

Rodinal 25+1, 20º, 8 min.

2 minuts de rentat amb aigua

5 minuts de fixador (Ilford Hypam)

8 minuts de rentat amb aigua més unes gotes de Fairy

9 hores d'assecat

 

Positivat:

Paper Agfa Mcc 111 FB, caducadíssim. Positivat Lith, 40 minuts. Fixat amb Ilford Hypam, 5 min

Rentat, 8 min

Assecat, 8 hores

 

Sense cap afegit ni retoc digital, a banda de la firma, afegida amb Lightroom després d'escanejar la imatge.

 

Girona, novembre 2013 - gener 2016

Font: www.casabatllo.es/ca/historia/casa-batllo/

 

Casa Batlló

La joia de Gaudí

 

La Casa Batlló, construïda entre el 1904 i el 1906 al cor de la ciutat, és l’obra més emblemàtica del genial arquitecte català.

 

Gaudí va dotar la Casa Batlló d’una façana original, fantàstica i plena d’imaginació. Va substituir l’antiga façana per un nou conjunt de pedra i vidre. Va fer repicar els murs exteriors per donar-los la forma ondulada, que després va arrebossar amb morter de calç i cobrir amb trencadís de vidres de colors i discs de ceràmica.

 

A la part superior de la façana, la teulada té forma de llom d’animal i unes grans escates tornassolades. El coronament espinal està format per peces esfèriques de grans dimensions amb colors canviants d’un extrem a l’altre de tot el carener.

 

La gran tribuna del saló principal de la planta noble, que dóna al Passeig de Gràcia, es compon de finestres de fusta que s’accionen per pujar i baixar amb contrapesos, amb la particularitat que no hi ha muntants, de manera que es poden aixecar totes les vidrieres i tenir una obertura seguida, panoràmica, de tota l’amplada del saló.

 

A la planta baixa, la planta noble i la primera planta, la façana incorpora columnes esveltes de pedra de Montjuïc, que perfilen formes òssies decorades amb elements florals típicament modernistes.

 

Les baranes dels balcons tenen forma de màscara i són de ferro colat en una sola peça. Estan fixades mitjançant dos punts d’ancoratge, de manera que una part sobresurt en voladís.

 

La façana és en conjunt una representació alegre, al·legòrica, amb elements orgànics, carregada de simbolisme i de colors, tot un espectacle a la ciutat que inspira els sentiments més sublims als qui la contemplen. La casa és un diàleg amb la llum i el color.

 

A la planta noble, residència de la família Batlló, Gaudí va crear una nova distribució amb envans de formes ondulades i va decorar les habitacions.

 

Des del vestíbul a la planta baixa, una reixa de ferro robusta separa l’accés privat cap a l’habitatge de la família Batlló. Una gran escala de fusta s’obre camí des d’un rebedor de sostres de volta, amb lluernes amb formes de closca de tortuga. Com si fos un passamans, l’espinada d’un gran animal tallat en fusta noble s’eleva per buits impossibles, dotant tota l’estança d’un ambient submarí que transporta al món fantàstic de Jules Verne. Aquí la idea de fons marí és molt versemblant, amb els cromatismes de la superfície del mar, la sorra, les boques marines.

 

L’habitatge familiar disposa d’un pati privat que dóna a l’interior de l’illa, a la sortida del menjador, a la zona més íntima de la casa.

 

A la banda del Passeig de Gràcia, hi ha el saló principal de la casa, format per un saló central i dos saletes laterals que es poden ajuntar per crear una gran estança a l’estil dels lofts actuals. A la part central, incorpora la gran tribuna, ja esmentada, que sobresurt cap al carrer.

 

El celobert és una part molt important de la reforma. Gaudí eixampla el celobert i el revesteix tot amb rajoles en relleu, en diversos tons de blaus, que són més intensos a la part superior i més clars a la part inferior. Aconsegueix així una distribució uniforme de la llum. Les finestres són més petites a la part superior on arriba més llum natural, mentre que, cap avall, es van fent més grans. La part inferior de les finestres té unes escletxes de fusta que es poden obrir o tancar per permetre una bona ventilació. A la part central del celobert hi ha la preciosa cabina original de fusta de l’ascensor que continua en funcionament.

 

La gran claraboia central consta de grans elements de ferro i de vidres, i cobreix el gran celobert eixamplat per Gaudí. Aquesta gran claraboia és per on entra la llum en cascada per tot el celobert.

 

La Casa Batlló és una obra mestra de forma, de color i de llum. Amb aquesta obra, Gaudí s’anticipa a la tesi del racionalisme, que arribarà trenta anys després amb la seva idea moderna de la ventilació.

 

L’obra en conjunt és un prodigi de disseny ornamental gràcies a l’eclosió dels oficis. Gaudí va treballar amb els millors artesans de tots els gremis. La transformació del ferro forjat, on la corba no solament és retòrica i estètica, sinó que també és un reforç estructural; treballs sinuosos de fusta com portes tridimensionals amb relleus sorprenents; vidrieres emplomades de colors, que tamisen la llum natural; rajoles ceràmiques amb relleus, elements ornamentals de pedra arenosa de Montjuïc… tot això ret compte del mestratge dels artesans de l’època.

 

Les golfes amb espais diàfans i ventilats, que recorden l’arquitectura mediterrània, criden l’atenció per l’estructura d’arcs. Des de la sala principal de les golfes, es pot observar el meravellós món orgànic de Gaudí. S’hi pot apreciar l’estructura de costelles i estèrnum que creen els arcs parabòlics, d’una gran modernitat, que sosté el terrat. Les escales helicoïdals que comuniquen amb el terrat tenen una gran nuesa estructural, i són també d’una gran potència. La barana de ferro de línies senzilles ja és per ella mateixa una escultura del segle XX.

 

Al terrat, el llom del drac, amb un important equilibri estètic de cara a la façana, cedeix el protagonisme davant els quatre grups de xemeneies sinuoses. Després de l’estètica, hi ha sempre la funcionalitat. El vent no podrà mai obstruir la sortida de fum gràcies a uns barrets a la part superior de les xemeneies, recobertes del mateix trencadís vidriat que la façana. Gaudí recobreix les superfícies corbes amb rajoles trossejades, com feien els bizantins.

 

En recórrer la casa, els detalls no deixen de sorprendre arreu. Les portes de cada pis s’identifiquen mitjançant lletres de trets modernistes, dissenyades per Gaudí especialment per a la Casa Batlló. Els vidres industrials als replans de l’escala de veïns són translúcids, però no transparents; permeten el pas de la llum amb discreció alhora que, segons com es miri, distorsionen els blaus del celobert en boniques ones d’aigua. Formes ergonòmiques en poms i passamans, lluernes i claraboies. És l’obra d’art total, l’artista intervé en tot: el disseny, el color, la forma, l’espai, la llum.

 

L’obra consta de planta baixa, planta principal amb pati, quatre plantes senceres, golfes i terrat, accés privat a la planta noble o principal, una escala de veïns que discorre per un celobert eixamplat i enrajolat artísticament com si es tractés d’un parament de façana exterior. Des del carrer s’accedeix a les cotxeres, arran de carrer, que s’endinsen ocupant la part subterrània del pati de la planta noble i des de les quals s’accedeix a les carboneres, a la part inferior.

 

En total, la casa té més de 5.000 m2 amb la façana al Passeig de Gràcia i la façana posterior al pati d’illa.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

La Deessa és una escultura en marbre blanc de l'escultor Josep Clarà i Ayats, que es troba al vestíbul de la Casa de la Ciutat de Barcelona i una còpia a la plaça Catalunya de la mateixa ciutat.

 

Realitzada durant l'estada a París de l'escultor, l'any 1909, sent un esbós, amb el nom de Enigma va aconseguir per a Josep Clarà el títol de Soci d'honor de la National de Beaux Arts de França.

 

L'any 1910 participa a l'Exposició Nacional de Madrid amb l'escultura portant el nou nom de La Deessa i és premiat amb la primera medalla d'escultura, a l'any següent el 10 d'abril de 1911 aconsegueix la medalla d'or a l'Exposició Internacional d'Amsterdam amb la presentació de la Deessa.

 

Juntament amb altres escultors l'any 1927, rep la invitació de l'ajuntament de Barcelona per al projecte d'escultures a la nova urbanització de la plaça Catalunya, rep l'encàrrec de dues estàtues: la Joventut i La Deessa, la qual a causa de la seva nuesa i per les pressions moralistes del moment és retirada, però la nit anterior a la inauguració de l'Exposició Internacional de 1929, va ser novament col·locada, aconseguint un gran èxit entre el públic.

 

L'any 1931 realitza una nova versió de l'escultura que és adquirida pel Museu dels Agustinians de Tolosa.

 

Per evitar la seva deterioració en estar exposada a l'aire lliure, l'any 1982 es trasllada l'escultura de la plaça Catalunya al vestíbul de la Casa de la Ciutat de Barcelona i es col·loca en lloc seu una còpia de l'original realitzada per l'escultor Ricard Sala.

   

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

Manfred

Novembre obria els seus braços

i tu nu, com cada matí,

cercaves per entre les roques

el rastre del teu paradís.

 

On són els ocells d'ales blanques,

on és la salvatge remor,

on és la memòria marina

de escuma i elisi del nord.

 

I mut contemplant la tragèdia

recordes quan vares fugir

d'aquella Alemania boirosa

on res no tenia sentit.

 

Però Manfred què li han fet al mar?

que l'aigua s'ha tenyit de mort,

que arriben a la platja onades de vergonya

que ho embruitexen tot.

 

Pero Manfred que li han fet al mar?

que t'han atravessat el cor

amb llances de misèria

l'atlàntica bellesa que ho inundava tot.

 

Novembre obria els seus braços

i tu nu, com cada matí,

cercaves per entre les roques

el rastre del teu paradís.

 

Però qui ha estat capaç de robar-te

un somni de mar infinit,

la vida banyant-se a la platja

i el crit abissal dels dofins.

 

I diuen les bruixes marines

que et veuen badar pels esculls,

una ombra en tenebres, vestit de nuesa

i mar de tristesa al teus ulls.

 

Joan Isaac

 

Y la misma canción en castellano:

 

Manfred

Noviembre abría sus brazos

y tú desnudo como cada mañana,

buscabas entre las rocas,

el rastro de tu paraíso.

 

¿Dónde están los pájaros de alas blancas?

¿Dónde el salvaje rumor...?

¿Dónde la memoria marina...

de espuma y alisios del norte?

 

Y mudo, contemplando la tragedia,

recuerdas cuando decides huir

de aquella Alemania brumosa,

donde tú no tenías sentido...

 

Pero Manfred, ¿qué le han hecho al mar...?

Que el agua se ha teñido de muerte,

que llegan a la playa olas de vergüenza

que lo embrutecen todo...

 

Pero Manfred, ¿qué le han hecho al mar...?

Que te han arrancado del corazón,

Con lanzas de miseria, la atlántica belleza,

que lo inundaba todo.

 

Noviembre abría sus brazos

y tú desnudo como cada mañana,

buscabas entre las rocas,

el rastro de tu paraíso.

 

Pero quién ha sido capaz de robarte

un sueño de mar infinito,

la vida bañándose en la playa

y el grito abisal de los delfines.

 

Y dicen las brujas marinas

que te ven vagar por los arrecifes.

Una sombra entre tinieblas. Vestido de desnudez,

y mares de tristeza en tus ojos

 

Joan Isaac

(Traducción: José Manuel García Gil)

 

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

Miedo en todo lo que veis

Un doble nu femení amb molt de desenfoc a l'ampliadora, amb molt poc contrast i amb el puntillisme que es pot veure a la imatge. El negatiu és dens, nítid, net i contrastat.

El to sepia és producte d'un virat vegetal aplicat a la foto després del revelat i del fixat, amb una infusió de tè negre molt concentrada.

 

Pel.lícula ILFORD HP5 PLUS 400 ASA. Càmera Hasselblad 500 C/M. Objectiu Carl Zeiss T* Planar 2,8/80, f2,8, 1/30s.

 

Revelat:

Fomadon R09 25+1, 20º, 8,30 min.

2 minuts de rentat amb aigua

5 minuts de fixador (Ilford Hypam)

8 minuts de rentat amb aigua més unes gotes de Fairy

9 hores d'assecat

 

Positivat:

Paper baritat al bromur de plata, Foma Brom Extra 1131-C, semimat, caducat el febrer de 1991.

1,30 minuts d'exposició a l'ampliadora.

Revelat amb Tetenal Eukobrom 1+9, 6 minuts.

Fixat amb Ilford Hypam, 6 minuts

Rentat 10 minuts.

10 hores d'assecat.

 

Virat:

60 minuts en un bany molt concentrat de tè negre amb aigua corrent.

 

Sense cap retoc digital, a banda de la firma, insertada amb Lightroom després de l'escanejat de la foto positivada.

 

Girona, febrer 2015 - gener 2016

[ Justo ]

Jota Jota

 

Aquest dimecres ( 22.10.14 ) pel matí el Jota Jota voltava pel carrer, ell anava amb bicicleta i ha trobat un interlocutor.

 

- Què fas? D’on surts ara? No eres a València?

- Sí, pero ahora estoy aquí.

- Ja..., però a on t’estàs? Tens casa?

- En el campo, hoy he dormido en el campo. Otros días en casa de algún amigo, hay gente que me acoge...

- I de què vius, doncs...?

- De la caridad, de lo que me dan. Pero no de Caritas, esto es para la gente que lo necesita.

- I des de València, com has vingut?

- Me ha traido un amigo, siempre hay gente buena por el mundo. Con la bicicleta y todo que me ha traido!

 

Sí, el Jota Jota el va veure tothom el passat 9 d’octubre a València, amb un estendard amb el símbol dels nazis entremig de dues paraules: “aborto” i “genocidio”.

Les xarxes en van anar plenes, i la premsa també en va parlar. Més d’un columnista –o tertulià-- va fer comentari i repiulada de la notícia en el seu compte social.

Aquesta banalització provocadora dels símbols de la Wehrmacht es terrorífica i fa esverar.

 

-Pero yo, yo no soy nazi. La policía me puso allí, con el grupo de los nazis.

-Bé, però entendràs que no es pot anar pel món amb l’esvàstica i vestit de soldat alemany?

-Cómo te llamas tú que no me acuerdo?

- [ … ]

-Mira, [ … ] , todas las banderas son unos trapos, ¡todas!

-Bueno..., tu ho veuràs així..., però ja saps que no és veritat.

- Yo soy [ ... ], como dice mi nombre.

-I avui, què penses fer vestit així? Si fins i tot la bicicleta la portes de camuflatge...

-Pues no sé, igual me presento en la sede de Esquerra Republicana, (somriu).

-Escolta, prendràs mal, et faran mal..., t’has de cuidar. Ja et vigiles?

-¿Quién [ ... ] ? Me dicen que estoy la mar de bien!

- Ja.

- Però jo et recordo a [ la teva feina ] ...

- Sí, estoy de excedencia de [ ...] . El día que quiera puedo regresar.

  

Un whatsapp va fer saber que, després de l’encesa de la bandera independentista davant del monument a Rafael Casanova, el passat 11 de setembre a Barcelona, en Jota Jota havia protagonitzat un altre enrenou a València.

  

El matí de l’11 de setembre, a twitter, ja havia remogut força comentaris. I ara, què s’espera? Que s’adormi en alguna banda amb un dels seus uniformes de la majordomia militar i el cusin a cosses? Caldrà que li calin foc perquè els serveis que correspongui l’atenguin de manera adequada?

  

Podria passar que, després d’un mal major, llavors sí, llavors rescatéssim la seva història. Millor fer-ho abans, per prevenir.

  

Costa de creure que quan l’han tret d’algun dels seus escenaris ningú l’hagi identificat amb la seva circumstància inclosa. Sembla com si no constés enlloc el seu [...]. Rar, massa rar.

  

Diríem que al Departament de Salut o a la Seguretat Social els correspon de trobar-li una solució. Li haurien de donar un cop de mà a ell i a la seva família i d’una manera urgent.

No tothom s'està amb els braços creuats; això és així, però ho veiem com si res volgués avançar.

Aquest home, apareixerà de nou en l’enregistrament d’una altra càmera abans que no se l’atendrà.

 

En fi, és com un carreró sense sortida això d’en Jota Jota, en el qual les imatges que el mostren en situacions ben estranyes es perden en el magma de la comunicació actual. Acabes pensant que potser els que apareixem disfressats –i anem totalment perduts--- a la seva “pel•lícula” som tots nosaltres, els que deixem que a ell el filmin i el fotografiïn amb tota la seva nuesa.

  

Podem ajudar-lo. Ens podem ajudar una mica tots plegats abans no ens caigui a trossos el sentiment esquerdat de la mala consciència.

Per molt que ho estiguin desmantellant tot i en cap organisme no hi hagi un duro per a res (de la societat del benestar) no podem deixar-nos anar i mirar cap a una altra banda

 

Llegiu Raúl Montilla: faxsintinta.blogspot.com.es/2014/10/se-tiene-que-informar...

     

The ROXAS ISABELA TODAY!!! BRAVO ROXASINOS & ROXASINAS, BRAVO ISABELINO!!!

 

Roxas is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 53,461 people in 9,896 households.

 

It is currently one of the fast-growing towns in Isabela. It is the center of business and commerce in the Mallig Region. It is envisioned to be a city in the next few years.

Transportation

 

In terms of transportation, Roxas has the most number of bus and jeepney terminals compared to any other town in the region. Bus companies such as Victory Liner., Northern Luzon Bus Corporation (NELBUSCO), AJA Transport, Florida, Royal Eagle and Auto Bus have services bound to other parts of the province, Tarlac, Pampanga, Ilocos, Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Manila. Transportation within the town is mainly by tricycles, which are basically motorcycles with cabs attached to them. There are also many vans which are used as a means of transportation from Roxas to other parts of the province. Many buses also pass through Roxas because they find it as a highly-economized town where they can get a lot of passengers. Some of these buses are Victory Liner, Ballesteros Bus Line Corporation(BBLC), Dagupan Bus Corporation Incorporated, DALIN, Lizardo Trans(GL), GMW Transportation, Maribel(a sister company of BBLC), Rosalinda, DOLBO Transportation and Agustin Bus.

[edit] Business

 

As of December 2007, Roxas is the most progressive town in Mallig Region. It has the most number of banks such as Banco de Oro, Philippine National Bank, Landbank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Banco Agricola, Inc., Mallig Plains Rural Bank and other non-major banks. It also has two locally famous malls - PowerMall (the first to install an escalator in the region), and GEMS Shopping Center. It also has two radio station named as WIN FM 107.5 "Nagimas sen", and WER ROCK 104.10 FM. Psalms Cable, Inc. is the only cable TV in the whole town which extends its coverage to some of Roxas's neighboring towns - Burgos and San Manuel. It also provides the neighboring towns of Isabela all necessary needs of a human to live. Roxas has a very wide and huge market, so businessmen have their chance to build and earn a lot of money immediately.

  

Due to a continuing widespread influence of GMA Network, Roxas has been chosen as the future site for GMA Network Cagayan Valley once it will be formally declared as a city.

[edit] Healthcare

 

It is considered as the center of health services in Mallig Region. It has numerous primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals. Major hospitals include Manuel A. Roxas District Hospital (MARDH), Soller Medical Clinic, Dumlao Hospital, Yumena Medical Center and Dayos Hospital. It also houses some specialization clinics, such as Sambilay Maternity Surgical and Medical Clinic, Purugganan Children's Clinic and Capuccino EENT Clinic. Dental clinics and skin clinics are also available. Moreover, health centers are also available in barangays outside the town proper.

Infrastructure Development

Over the past two years, when Dr. Harry G. Soller took the helms of government as its Municipal Mayor, Roxas has seen an unprecedented pace in its infrastructure development. The local government, in cooperation with Governor Grace Padaca and Congressman Edwin Uy, has concreted 20 kilometers of roads, more or less, in the town proper as well as in the barangays. As of march 2010, at least 10 kilometers of roads are programmed to be concreted. Moreover, Roxas' public places, and parks have been greatly improved. New Parks include the Barangay Park, which features 26 nipa huts put up by each of the barangays of Roxas; the Roxas Municipal Park and Freedom Stage, which features a clean comfort room, a Pasalubong Center, a Center Gazeebo with a beautifully designed fountain, and other park amenities; the Forest Park in front of the municipal hall; the Binibining Roxas Park; the Rizal Park; and the newly improved Children's Park.

 

Other infrastructure projects include the renovation of the municipal hall, the construction of a new module in the public market, the new vegetable trading post (Bagsakan Center), numeorus folld control projects, road widening projects, and many others.

 

Politics

 

Politics has been one of the local prominent issues. Dr. Harry G. Soller is presently the mayor of Roxas, defeating Benito Calderon who had been the mayor of Roxas for three terms. During the elections, political upheavals concerned the local residents since Dr. Soller won by a margin of just 200 votes. The current representative is Atty. Edwin C. Uy, who is in his third term. He won against Benedict Calderon, the son of Benito Calderon, and was also the incumbent mayor of Roxas that time. Congressman Edwin Uy is rumored to run for governor in 2010. Edwin Uy is now running as Vice Governor in tandem with Grace Padaca, the incumbent provincial governor.

 

Education

 

Public and private schools serve the people of Roxas and other neighboring towns. It has a number of public elementary schools, three public high schools, namely Roxas National High School, Lanting National High School and Munoz National High School,the same through with the Monico Rarama National High School. A Marian institution, La Salette of Roxas, provide the private school education. It has a primary school, a high school, and a college. La Salette of Roxas is considered as the highest standard of Education in the whole town, and likewise the fourth highest standard in the whole Province of Isabela and in the Philippines. Some public elementary schools, Bantug-Lintao Elementary School, San Rafael Elementary School, Roxas West Elementary School(the largest) and Roxas East Elementary School are among the most popular elementary schools in the town. Thera are also Day Care Centers each barangay and Roxas United Methodist Church Kindergarten School and Isabela Christian Learning Center for nursery education. There are four private elementary schools, the Casa Del Niño Montessori School, Marlbury Bush Montessori School, Shalom Learning and La Salette of Roxas-Elementary Department. There are also Colleges and Universities in the town namely University of La Salette - Roxas Campus (a branch of University of La Salette - Santiago City), Mallig Plains Colleges and Isabela State University.

Barangays

 

Roxas is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

 

* Anao

* Imbiao

* Lanting

* Lucban

* Marcos

* Masigun

* Rizal (Pob.)

* Vira (Pob.)

* Bantug (Pob.)

* Luna (Pob.)

* Quiling

* Rang-ayan

* San Antonio

   

* San Jose

* San Pedro

* San Placido

* San Rafael (Pob.)

* Simimbaan

* Sinamar

* Sotero Nuesa (Pob.)

* Villa Concepcion

* Matusalem

* Muñoz East

* Muñoz West

* Doña Concha

* San Luis

Trivia

 

- It was the hometown of ROGEMAR OGIE MENOR the popular collegiate & university leagues basketball player and formerly he is the only junior player represent RP for the most great teenage player in ASIA when he was in high school level.(MEOJR)

 

- Roxas was named after the late President Manual A. Roxas

 

- It celebrates its town day (Roxas Day) on the same day that America commemorates its independence which is every 4th of July.

 

- Its current mayor is Dr. Harry G. Soller, who owns the Soller Medical Clinic.

 

- It has its festival popularly known as Pagay Festival, but during the term of Mayor Soller, it was changed to Binnadangan Festival.

 

- It will soon to be a city by 2011 carrying its new name, "Roxas Metropolis" or "Metropolitan of Roxas" or simply "Metro Roxas".

 

- It has the largest market in Mallig Region(Roxas, San Manuel, Aurora, Mallig, Quezon, Burgos, and Gamu)

 

- The Noontime show Wowowee will soon have its first live show at the province and it will be held at Roxas Coliseum or at La Salette of Roxas Open Grounds on May 2010, if the back of Consuelo Heights, Tuguegarao City will not be accessible.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

Obra de Joan Clarà de l'any 1909 d'estil noucentista dissenyada per ser instal·lada a la Plaça Catalunya. Va ser inaugurada el 1928 però dies després va ser retirada per que els grups moralistes de l'època estaven en contra de la nuesa. Va ser novament instal·lada el 1929, dies abans de la inauguració de l'Exposició de 1929. L'escultura original va ser substituida per una còpia l'any 1982 degut al deteriorament que havia patit. L'escultura original de Clarà va ser instal·lada al vestíbul de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona. La còpia és obra de Ricard Sala.

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