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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.


Intramuros Open House 2017: Fort Santiago and Casa Manila

By Vie Lising Velasco

The reconstructed main gate of Fort Santiago

Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Time: 10:00am to 8:00pm

FREE ADMISSION and open to the public to Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego and Casa Manila Museum. 311 more words

Casa Manila

Another quick tour, a Fort and rush hour: Manila, Philippines

Against the odds there were actually boats running at 4am so we managed to make our flight! We arrived at the airport to find a large group of soldiers gathered outside being given (what looked like) a serious briefing. 1,002 more words

Travel Diary

Makasaysayang Lugar ng Maynila

Entrance to Fort Santiago

“El Asesinato del Gobernador Bustamante y Su Hijo”

Artwork of the Death of Jose Rizal

Clothes of Jose Rizal

Heroes Square… 569 more words


Mystery in Fort Santiago

When it comes to mysteries, I make myself less busy to take a good look at them. I and my wife love solving or listening to mysteries. 589 more words