Tag Archives: Manila Heritage

Recent Intramuros Tours

Ever since I took my tours seriously, I’ve focused mainly on the San Miguel area. My tour in the said district usually includes the Basílica Menor de San Sebastián (commonly known simply as San Sebastián Church), which is Asia’s only … Continue reading

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A Sunday Afternoon in Manila

There’s more to Manila than its monstrous malls and its faddish crazes. Although there is much to be desired from our heritage sites, they are still there – needing both badly needed maintenance and visitors. Several Sundays ago, my sister … Continue reading

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Our Ignorance, Our Failure – Manileños and Threatened Heritage

What do you call a people ignorant of its heritage? How do you approach a society that is apathetic on things related to its culture and history? You get shallowness, materialism, poor taste – you have stupidity. In the metropolis … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into the Past – Real Pre-War Manila Video Footages

(Thousands of ladies in their finest dress and veils form lines during the Eucharistic Congress in the Luneta) It’s now 1 December 2012, and within 30 days, another year ends.Time has been flying so quickly in this day and age … Continue reading

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