Jose Rizal had many beautiful memories of childhood in his native town. He grew up in a happy house, ruled by good parents, bubbling with joy and sanctified by God’s approval. Rizal is hardworking, hospitable and friendly folks impressed him during childhood old ages. And the happiest period of Rizal’s life was spent in this lake shore of Laguna de Bay.
Calamba the Hero’s TownCalamba was a hacienda town which belonged to the Dominican order, which besides owned all the lands around it. It is a picturesque town cuddling on a verdant field covered with irrigated rice field and sugar lands. A few kilometres to the south loom the legendary Mt. Makiling and beyond this mountain is the state of Batangas East of the town is the Laguna de Bay
In the center of the lake towers the celebrated island of talim and beyond it towards the North is the distant Antipolo, celebrated mountain shrine of the marvelous and Good Ocean trip. Rizal loved Calamba with all his bosom and psyche. Earliest Childhood Memories
The first memory of Rizal, in his babyhood, was his happy yearss in the household garden when he was 3 twelvemonth old. And because he was frail, sickly, and undersized kid his parents gave him the tendered attention. His male parent construct a nipa bungalow for him to play all twenty-four hours long in there.A sort old adult female was being employed as an aya ( nurse amah ) to look after him. At the age of 3, watched from his garden bungalow, culiauan the Mayan, the marta Capra, the titlark and other birds listened “with admirations and joy” to their dusky vocals. Daily Angelus supplication
Moon linights at the Azotea after the every night rosary. The Aya related to the Rizal kids ( including Jose ) many narratives about the faeries. When Jose did non like to take his supper the Aya would endanger him that the Aswang, the nuno, the tikbalang, or awful bearded or turbaned Bombay would come to take him if he would non eat his supper. Another babyhood memories of him is that when his aya took him for a walk in the moonshine river.