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Manila Thoughts

Monday today, the museums and art galleries are closed. After years of travel I think we have finally learned that. The markets will indeed be in full swing and since we haven’t visited any of them in Manila, we thought … Continue reading

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Architecture, Art and Cake

The Manila Metropolitan Theatre was opened in 1931 and is in the art deco style. Unfortunately, during WWII it got bombed, which destroyed the roof but the walls held firm. The building has gone through a number of restorations and … Continue reading

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Intramuros and Binondo, Manila

Our goal today is to walk though Binondo to Intramuros, the old Spanish section of Manila.The area houses Fort Santiago, the Manila Cathedral and other landmarks.  We purposely stay in a Novotel hotel located at a mall and at the … Continue reading

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Apr. 22 to Apr. 24, 2024

Yup three days in just over 24 hours. We board the plane in Edmonton on Apr. 22. Left Vancouver on Apr. 23 and landed in the Philippines on Apr. 24. We should make up for that on the way home … Continue reading

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