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Envelope City

Brown, undyed paper envelopes are called “Manila” because they were originally made from fibre produced from a plantain crop local to this area.

Staying with the envelope theme, all I knew about Manila could be written on the back of an envelope before I decided to come and see it for myself. 

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Backpacking

Missing evidence, December 15, 2002

IT’S INCREDIBLE. The pre-trial set last Monday on the criminal cases against Imelda Marcos for her alleged dollar accounts abroad without the permission of the Central Bank was re-set by the regional trial court of Manila to Jan. 826 more words

2002

NEWEST PHILIPPINES' TOURISM CAMPAIGN FEATURES IMELDA MARCOS AND SURVIVING BEATLES

MANILA, Philippines ( The Adobo Chronicles) – ‘Give Peace A Chance.’ That’s the theme of the newest campaign by the Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) to promote tourism to this peace-loving nation of 100 Million people. 271 more words

International

Footsore but Fearless

So far, my walking adventures have left me pretty much free of injuries. Unfortunately, over recent months I’ve been having problems with my toenails, which keep getting bruised – not so much from walking per se, but from walking in trail shoes that were first too small and then too big. 728 more words

Walking

Imelda Marcos Bought LACMA's "Goya"

I love this article for no other reason than it describes so perfectly Imelda’s acquisitiveness when it came to buying works of art. In an earlier blog I wrote about her “wall to wall Holbein”. 1,744 more words

1960s

Shoeless Party

Not too long ago we held a gathering in our home. Though the above picture is not a typical image of a Filipino party, the photo below is. 478 more words

Filipino

IMELDA MARCOS AUTHORS UNPRECEDENTED PHILIPPINE HUMAN RIGHTS BILL

BATAC, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – Asserting that answering the call of nature is a basic human right, former Philippine First Lady and incumbent Congresswoman Imelda Romualdez Marcos (Second District, Ilocos Norte) has filed an unprecedented bill before congress that would make it illegal to charge fees for the use of public toilets. 179 more words

Politics