WELCOME TO CHATEAU DU MER BEACH RESORT

If this is your first time in my site, welcome! Chateau Du Mer is a beach resort with a beach house and conference Hall. The beach house could now accommodate 10 guests, six in the main floor and four in the first floor( air conditioned room). In addition, you can now reserve your vacation dates ahead and pay the rental fees via PayPal. I hope to see you soon in Marinduque- Home of the Morions and Heart of the Philippines. The photo above was taken during our first Garden Wedding ceremony at The Chateau Du Mer Gardens. You can now read the national and international news in this blog at the right side bar. I have also posted my favorite Filipino and American dishes and recipes in this site. Some of the photos and videos on this site, I do not own, but I have no intention on the infringement of your copyrights!

Marinduque Mainland from Tres Reyes Islands

Marinduque Mainland from Tres Reyes Islands
View of Marinduque Mainland from Tres Reyes Islands-Click on photo to link to Marinduque Awaits You

Saturday, June 14, 2014

1937-1952: Photo Trip Down Memory Lane-Childhood and High School Years

Me and Eric my younger brother during our Primary School Days in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo

I was looking at my old photo files today. The following are some photos reminding me of my childhood, elementary, and high school years. They were happy years except for one bullying incident from a classmate during my freshman year in high school.
Me and Erico,Jaro, Iloilo, 1937

Macrine and Guia, Boac, 1938

Me at 2 years old and 4 months taken at Jaro, Iloilo in 1937. Our first house was located in Arquelles Street which was bombed by the Japanese in 1942.

My Boys Scout Years, 1943-1945

Japanese Philippine Occupancy Paper Money, 1942

Elementary School Graduation, 1947

My most hated vocational class of wood working. My favorite though was Horticulture. I am in the front row squatting, second from the right I do not remember any names from this class, 1948-1949.

My High School Graduation, 1951. I graduated as Validectorian of Our Class. I am in the front row second from the right. Some of the names I remember are Joaquin Demaisip, Lydia Boquiren, Ben Hilaga, Catalina Banaynal, our Principal Pablo Espanola and English teacher Maring Barrido. I wondering how many in the three group pictures are still alive today.

UPIC Students Catholic Action members with Dean Nolasco and Math Teacher Inez Belleza, 1952
I am in the 3rd row second from the left.

This is the Katague Building at Iznart St, Iloilo City built in the 1950's. This is the best investment that my Dad and Mom did using my Dad's back pay from the Philippine-American Army for my Dad's services during World War 2 in the Philippines.

My Father- Dr David Jamili Javellana K(C)atague, 1944 in his Philippine-American Army uniform as the Dental Officer in Panay Island

If you are in the group picture(s) above and is reading this, I will be glad to hear from you.
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