Monday, January 2, 2012

New Year 2012 Ride to the Wall and Manila

"All is quiet on New Year's Day, a world in white is underway" so goes the song of U2. I took the chance to ride out to San Mateo and see what New Year has brought.
The first thing I notice was that thin smog, almost white wispy air. I rode out at 9am to let the smog clear.
Pasig River as seen on a bridge near Kalawaan  A Luna St.
Marikina City
Marikina City Fountain
Timberland Gate taken at 4pm
Timberland rest stop
Timberland sign, recognizable among the mountain bike community
Beyond the background is La Mesa dam QC, too bad the smog obscured it. Or maybe it's the cellphone camera
Merienda time! Arrozcaldo at Marc's
A view of the foothills of Sierra Madre
Amici - a new subdivision on land used to be owned by Rogelio dela Rosa
View of QC Ortigas area. Smog blankets the city
Self Shot along the Wall
Self Shot
Check your brakes - the infamous "siko" where countless bikers met accidents
Quezon Blvd Quiapo - New Years Day 2012 at night
Quiapo Church
Padre Burgos St. Traffic is horrible on the other side.
CCP Complex
Stats


The route:
Binan to San Mateo
Ride to Timberland-Wall
San Mateo to Roxas Blvd
Roxas Blvd to Binan

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