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  Baler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A baler is a piece of farm machinery that is used to compress a cut, raked, crop (such as hay or straw) into bales and bind the bales with twine.
To form the bale, the hay in the windrow is lifted by tines in the baler's 'pickup'.
Even earlier the baler was a stationary implement, driven by power take-off (PTO) and belt, with the hay being brought to the baler and fed in by hand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baler   (2436 words)

 Aurora, Province of Enchantment
Aurora took shape on the maps of Spanish chart makers, it was seen to be a coastline of geologic variety hardly matched anywhere else in the Philippine Archipelago.
Aurora is unmatched in its abundance and diversity.
Maria Aurora), 62 kilometers southwest, the District of Pantabangan, 52 kilometers to the north, the town of Casiguran, 97 kilometers south, the town of the District of Infanta, and 99 kilometers west, the town of Bongabong.
www.geocities.com /olagstories/aurora.htm   (4737 words)

 The Wow Luzon Central Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Aurora was first explored by Juan de Salcedo in 1571, when he reached Casiguran and Baler from Laguna.
Baler was a part of Nueva Ecija until 1902, when it was ceded to Tayabas, the former name of Quezon province.
Aurora is composed of eight (8) municipalities with Baler as the provincial capital.
www.wowluzoncentral.com /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=135&itemid=163   (732 words)

Baler and Casiguran were burned to the ground by raiders in 1798, and part of the population carried off into slavery.
The Baler and Casiguran were administered as part of Tayabas until the province of Nueva Ecija was established in the early 19
Aurora was organized a sub-province of Quezon on June 14, 1951 through the passage of Republic Act No. 648.
www.aurora.gov.ph /gov.html   (246 words)

Aurora is a paradise for surfers, with its long Pacific coastline exposed to the Pacific Ocean.
The locals of Baler claim that the surf is sometimes so huge that they could hear it all the way from the provincial capitol building, some 1.5 km away from the coast.
Baler is also home to the country's largest Filipino surfing community, numbering about 50, although there are only some 20 surfboards in the entire town.
www.singletravel.com /phil_faq/surfing/balersurf.htm   (1063 words)

 Aurora, Philippines - Baler
As the capital and oldest municipality of Aurora Province, Baler is the seat of government and the center for trade and industry.
Baler is home to the Baler Catholic Church, where in 1899, Spanish resistance fighters held off an onslaught from American troops until they finally surrendered on July 2, 1899.
In addition to the Baler Catholic Church and other historical sites, there are resorts at Sabang Beach and Cemento Beach, where surfers from all over the world compete for the annual International Aurora Surfing Cup.
www.aurora.ph /baler.html   (294 words)

 Aurora Provincial Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Aurora is the newest addition to the provinces comprising Central Luzon (Region III), Philippines.
Aurora was, in fact, named after the wife of Pres.
Aurora is a province blessed with an abundance of tourist and historical attractions.
www.wcorridor.com /ProvinceLinks/aurora.htm   (237 words)

 Nestea - Love the Beach
Aurora is among the most beautiful provinces in the Southern Tagalog region.
It is also where the La Campana de Baler, an ancient bell, was used and later stored as a relic.
A rock formation that is actually a small island and serves as a point identifying the southernmost tip of Baler Bay.
www.lakbay.net /lovethebeach/viewdetails.asp?placeid=12   (452 words)

 Best Surfing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
BALER with smaller breaks is great for beginners and for body surfing.
The trip to Baler by bus is over 10 hours on a bus but you'l be traveling to one of the Philippines more scenic spots.
The Baler Boys, as they are known, have been surfing since the 70s but they're more than welcoming to visitors.
pages.zdnet.com /AsiaBill/id9.html   (593 words)

 BatangBaler :: Pasirit
A Baler local takes back the cup after being out of the province for 2 years.
Baler's most popular restaurant hosted it's second surfing challenge right at their backdoor.
Vangie was a writer/ photographer /surfer, among other things, on a mission of documenting on the net her adventure travels in the Philippines and around the world, hoping that you, too will be inspired with the places she had the opportunity to visit.
batangbaler.net /pasirit.html   (344 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
With Minister Bono in the Baler trip were Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Ignacio Sagaz, Senators Jaime Blanco, Hilario Caballero, and Ramon Companys, Congressman Jose Ramon Beloki, and Jesus Valbuena, a descendant of one of the 33 survivors, who is now making a film on the historic siege.
Angara said that the Siege of Baler is now remembered as a "story of friendship and shared values" rather than a story of war and conflict.
Aurora Gov. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, also a Baler native, welcomed the Spanish visitors, thanking them and Spain for the generous assistance Spain has been granting to Baler, from coastal resource management to rural development projects.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/11/23/MAIN2005112349887.html   (537 words)

 Friendster - BALER INSTITUTE baler institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Baler Institute adheres to the holistic philosophy of education.
Baler Institute was founded in the year 1939 by the late Mr.
It was the first secondary school ever built in the province of Aurora.
www.friendster.com /user.php?uid=11416767   (320 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Special interest trips such as mountain climbing, safari, bird watching, ecological studies, or even as simple as picnics could be rolled into one by taking the trails recommended by local nature trekkers in the area.
Aurora is composed of eight municipalities, with Baler as the provincial capital.
Based on the national statistics survey of May 2000, Aurora has a population of 173,797 with an annual growth rate 1.84%.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=26   (347 words)

Heavily damaged were the two-kilometer Dinadiawan national road connecting central Aurora with the so-called Dicadi area (Dilasag, Casiguran and Dilasag towns), and the Baler-Bongabon, San Luis-Baler-Pantabangan, Baler-Casiguran and Dinadiawan-Madela roads.
Angara-Castillo said they were able to convince owners of private lands in the northern Aurora to allow vehicles to pass through their properties while roads were being restored.
Angara-Castillo said she is initiating a fund-raising drive dubbed "Barya-barya para sa Aurora" to speed up the rehabilitation of the affected areas.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/ht/ht005831.htm   (477 words)

 Cazadoras de Sueños
During 90 minutes, filmed partially in Manila and Baler (45 minutes take place in Filipino soil), and the rest in very distant and distinct locations throughout all of Spain, the script follows the path, and reconstructs the personal lives of the very last 33 soldiers of a fallen empire.
A reflection of the trascendental legacy, and the paradox within Baler, call for a current view and message of today´s world events.
Presented in DVD and cinema (35 milimeters) formats, the movie is now projected in 3 versions with subtitles: Spanish, Tagalog and English, with 3D reconstructions inside Bishop Parish Church of Baler, and an original version of the popular song Yo te diré (I´ll tell you, from the Spanish classical 1945 film Los últimos de Filipinas).
www.musasproducciones.com /hijosdebalerenglish.html   (413 words)

 Baler Beaches, Aurora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Wait for a bus heading for Baler that will take 4 to 5 hours, through a zigzag road.
After the first 2 hours into the ride, there will be a bus stop-over for a late dinner at some roadside carinderia.
From the market you can take a tricycle to the beach, where there are dozens of little resorts or inns where you can stay for about P350 a room per night.
www.waypoints.ph /detail_gen.html?wpt=baler   (443 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Luzon teachers' training was held last November 15-18, 2005 at the Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT) in Baler, Aurora Province.
She spoke of the natural beauty of Aurora and said that there is nothing her province did not have in terms of nature with its forests, mountains, rivers and the sea.
The Luzon teachers' training in Baler was the first of a series organized by the MTKISD in cooperation with Read Foundation and support form Senator Edgardo J. Angara.
www.mtkalawinstitute.com /baler_story.php   (919 words)

 Wanted: Anesthesiologist in Aurora - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
BALER, AURORA—Despite a regular search, this province has had no anesthesiologist in the last 10 years, limiting the access of pregnant women and other patients to life-saving surgical operations.
The remoteness of Aurora, the non-lucrative private medical practice in the province, the low monthly salary, and the exodus of doctors and other health workers for jobs abroad made the search “very difficult,” she said.
A research by the non-government agencies Kalusugan Lingkod sa Aurora (Kalinga) and the Center for Women’s Resources had recorded 19 maternal deaths in Casiguran, Dingalan, Dipaculao and Maria Aurora towns from 2002 to 2004.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=60590   (536 words)

 Batang Baler :: Ang Website Ng Mga Akaw
Presented by the Skaters of Baler and the 243 Support Foreign Legion.
Baler Girl Vangie Daton's story about living and working in the world's most dangerous country.
Stories of the experiences in the implementation of the 5th Country Programme for Children in the Province of Aurora.
batangbaler.net /x_index.html   (213 words)

 Siege of Baler recounted - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
BALER, Aurora -- For almost a week, football trainer Francisco Lopez Servio has stayed in the villages of Casiguran town, on the northernmost tip of Aurora province, to train local boys.
In making their last stand at the Baler Church, the only structure in the town made of stone, they made this town the last Spanish outpost in Luzon.
"Baler is a universal symbol of this very human story," he said, noting that the event tells of human sacrifice and of the Filipinos' respect for life.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=42300   (644 words)

 GMA  GETS  ACCOLADES  IN SPAIN  / RP-SPANISH FRIENDSHIP  DAY MARKED IN SPAIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Siege of Baler has been celebrated in films, books, photo exhibits and published articles and the regular exchange of visitors between Baler and the Spanish towns where the 50 survivors hailed from.
Details of the historic event were researched and documented for posterity by Filipino historian Esequiel Sabarillo and Jesus Valdebuena, a descendant of one of the Spanish defenders, in cooperation with Angara and the Philippine Embassy led by Ambassador Joseph Bernardo.
"The Siege of Baler is now a towering monument to the innate goodness and nobility of men, shattering all the ugly stereotypes of wars and conflict," he said.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/pe/pe003941.htm   (1018 words)

 Baler and Aurora Province - photos of Luzon on Worldisround
Baler and Aurora Province - photos of Luzon on Worldisround
My family comes from Baler, so it was nice to see these great photos...I'll definitely share these with my friends and family.
Baler is reckoned as one of the best surf areas of the Philippines with very few people around.
www.worldisround.com /articles/47273/index.html   (216 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Baler Heroes’ Trek to begin in San Miguel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Isagani Giron, chair of the Baler Heroes Trek organizing committee, told The Manila Times that descendants of Filipino and Spanish soldiers who fought each other in the siege of San Miguel and Baler, Aurora, will join hands in friendship to mark the bitter struggle between their ancestors more than a century ago.
It will be followed by the annual heroes’ trek to Baler, which will be participated in by descendants of the soldiers and local history buffs.
Giron said Bulacan played an important role in the siege of Baler when soldiers led by Col. Simon Tecson of San Miguel convinced Spanish troops to lay down their arms.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/jun/28/yehey/prov/20050628pro4.html   (408 words)

 FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A learning center run by religious groups allegedly torched by military agents in ...
Buhangin, Baler, Aurora, heard what sounded like that of rain drops, which later on proved to be the early stages of burning inside building ‘Che-Che’, the women’s sleeping quarters in the compound.
This motorcycle was owned by Eddie Pujeda, vice-president of Justice and Peace Action Group of Aurora (JPAG) who had left his motorcycle with the staff’s permission in the compound because he went home to Dingalan the other day.
This is the first time in recent history of Aurora, that such form of harassment (arson) took place.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2005/1432/}.   (1240 words)

 Malaya-The National Newspaper
Gregorio Rosal, CPP spokesman, said the nine logging companies in Aurora are being coddled by the Angara family.
Angara's son Juan Edgardo is congressman; his sister, former Rep. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, is governor of Aurora; and a brother Arthur is mayor of Baler, Aurora.
Antonio Evangelio of Dingalan in Aurora, who were reported to have hurled the same accusations, have "recanted" their statements.
www.malaya.com.ph /dec04/news2.htm   (1076 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | SPORTS > Conquerors of Baler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
We were fortunate to have been invited as resource speaker and judge at the Region 3 Secondary Press Conference from January 19 to 21 in Baler, Aurora.
After all, Aurora and Quezon were both recently ravaged by typhoon-triggered flashfloods caused by illegal logging.
He told us the uphill drive back to Baler would take about four hours since it would not only be pitch dark, but also that the ride would be rough and bumpy virtually all the way—and dangerous, to boot.
manilatimes.net /national/2005/jan/31/yehey/sports/20050131spo3.html   (657 words)

 BATANGBALER - Group Map by Frappr Maps
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i'm planning for a tour in baler, aurora..
www.frappr.com /batangbaler   (147 words)

 Travelswithjuliana, in rememberance of Vangie
A national surfing competition in one of the Philippines' finest surfing destinations, the Aurora Surfing Cup is a gathering of the country's top surfers.
Forty three men and women accepted the challenge of the waters of Janao Bay in Mabini-Batangas in an exciting windsurfing regatta organized by the Sailboards San Jose Windsurfing and Watersports Club.
On the Pacific Coast of Northeast Luzon, the exciting surfs of Baler have become legendary since it was first featured in the movie "Apocalypse Now".
www.travelswithjuliana.com   (626 words)

 Manila Bulletin Online
A leftist radio broadcaster was kidnapped by unidentified men in Baler, Aurora, a police report said yesterday.
The report said witnesses claimed Joey Estriber, 35, was forced into a maroon van late Friday in Baler, Aurora, 150 kilometers northeast of Manila.
The victim has a public service program in a radio station in Baler and was a strong campaigner against larger scale mining and illegal logging in the province.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2006/03/05/MTNN2006030557825.html   (561 words)

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