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Manila, the Pearl of the Orient ... [Philippines]

When I was in Manila, it rained non-stop during the evenings … So, all my exploring was only during the day-time. Wherever I looked, there were the unique Jeepneys. 396 more words


Jong’s Blog Episode 5: Nanay Mo at Fort Santiago

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A Minute in Manila

When I visited Manila, Philippines for work in October, I didn’t have much time to explore because of my schedule and the city’s unbelievable traffic. However I was fortunate to visit Fort Santiago and Cathedral Manila, and as my hotel was in the business district, Makati, I shopped in several of Manila’s well-known malls like SM Mall of Asia, Glorietta, Glorietta 5, and Greenbelt. 118 more words


Chick Parsons - Our Man In Manila

Charles Thomas Parsons Jr. was born in 1900 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, but his family moved frequently to avoid creditors. When young Charles was 5, his mother sent him to Manila for a more stable life with her brother, a public health official in the American-run government. 764 more words


A Year Older at Intramuros Walled City

Today, January 7, 2018, I turn a year older, at least in papers.

My real birthday is more than a week after.

I woke up reading some texts and emails from bank, credi cards, job portals, greeting me on this “special” day. 109 more words

Sober And Dignified

November 27, 2017 at 10:23PM

Baluarte De Sta. Barbara, Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Philippines.