It was quite far off the known haunts of Jose Rizal, Philippine national hero but I hopped on a bus bound for Daet in Camarines Norte to visit one monument, the first ever erected in the world and dedicated to the national hero. It’s a heritage monument built in 1898, two years after his death, and people of the province take so much pride in this historic achievement that it is part of the provincial seal. For those who follow Rizal, especially those who did…Continue Reading “First Jose Rizal monument in Daet”