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Visita Iglesia 2015: Ars et Fides

Visita Iglesia, an ancient Roman practice of visiting 7 or 14 devotional churches as a form of penitence, is traditionally done on Maundy Thursday after the Mass of Our Lord’s Supper. Pious activities during the Visita Iglesia may include reciting … Continue reading

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San Miguel de Manila Walking Tour: 7 DECEMBER 2013

For over a year now, I have specialized in facilitating tours around a once-fabled arrabal of Manila, San Miguel de Manila. The year has been great for these tours. I cannot count anymore the number of times, groups and individuals … Continue reading

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Siem Reap and Singapore’s Shophouses: Undeniable Charm

An undisputed asset of any place is its architectural heritage. The variety or perhaps the uniformity of structures appeal to tourists and locals alike. Beauty seen in edifices come alive though when these buildings are still either used or in … Continue reading

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San Miguel de Manila: Arrabal de una abadía, buenas familias y cerveza

Arrabal de una abadía, buenas familias y cerveza In the early decades of the 1800s until as late as the 1950s, San Miguel de Manila earned for itself a distinction of being a favorite nook of the capital’s elite. Along … Continue reading

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