At the heart of the Philippines lies probably the country’s most historic city, Manila, where until now evidences of the rich past still exist or seemingly evident. Through its narrow streets, the city was bustling with business and trade during the infancy years of the country. From battles to wars, triumph and defeat, revolutions, politics, religion- the thick stone walls have witnessed it all. Today, an icon in the Manila tourism industry will take us back in time as we walk within the walls of Intramuros. Read more…
Star City, Pasay: Theme Park For Families And Friends
Back in ’91, before the stars landed in Ayala Triangle, one star came shooting down from the night sky and descended beside on of the iconic places in the Metro. Families and friends gathered and flocked to see what the fuzz was all about.Vibrant colorful lights, countless motions, and beautiful smiles where all over the place. This heavenly body became one of the most famous tourist spots in Pasay City, welcome to Star City. Read more…
Binondo, Manila: Happy Chinese Year
Bedazzled by firecrackers and hanging lanterns in Binondo’s celebration of the Chinese New Year. Visiting local establishments and stores are dragon and lion dances accompanied by fireworks to welcome the New Year and to drive the bad spirits away.
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Sampaloc, Manila: Through Thick And Thin
A homeless man and his kid lie on a makeshift bed situated in a street in Sampaloc.
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Manila’s Dangwa Flower Market
Flowers bloom in Manila’s mecca of flora industry, Dangwa Flower Market. Almost all flower shops and arrangers in the country buy clumps and bunches for a wholesale price. Dangwa gets quite crowded as the Love month approaches.
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Dine, Jog, Chill In Makati City’s Ayala Triangle Park
One of my favorite parks at the Central Business District is the Ayala Triangle Park People from all walks of life spend time to hang out, dine, jog, or simply relax after a hard days work.
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Manila: Intramuros Police Officer
An Intramuros police officer dressed in an old Filipino Revolutionary uniform keeps the walled city safe and in order.
Read more about Intramuros in Carlos Celdran’s “Walk This Way” Theatrical Tour of Intramuros
Early Filipinos cure wounds, ailments, and different forms of illnesses with plants and animal parts formulated by shamans, priestess,and folk healers commonly known as albularyos. The medicinal practice is still applied until the present times especially to those who are financially incapable. Instead of purchasing jaw dropping expensive scientific medicines, some people especially inhabiting remote areas of the country, prefer the albularyos, than regular doctors. Read more…