Contestant #4

I recently had an opportunity to watch a pageant held by an elementary school in a mall located in one of the northern provinces in the Philippines. Out of the 35 contestants, one girl clad in an "immaculate" costume caught my attention... And she was also holding a religious icon. The color of her dress,... Continue Reading →

How Do you See It?

Yes, it is just a simple traffic sign. But in my perspective, it looked different. And in this fashion, it made me think... "Life is not always about making the right turn, otherwise you're perfect. Man's imperfection may lead him to a different direction.. Which may totally bring in unexpected results. And these, my friends,... Continue Reading →

It’s Fun in the Philippines… So They Say

This is how most Filipinos commute... It's fun in the Philippines! Metro Manila or the National Capital Region of the Philippines has a population of about 40 million, 1/4 of the country's total population of a hundred million. Metro Manila has about 630 km/2 area. As the number of residents grow, the total number of... Continue Reading →

City Sky Line

A skyline of my city, Quezon City, in the Philippines. The tower you see is the Quezon Memorial Monument where the remains of our former president, Manuel L. Quezon, lies. The Sierra Madre Mountain Range can be seen in the horizon. The Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines that spans about... Continue Reading →

The Philippine Jeepney…

The modified jeep or "Dyipni" (Jeepney) as we call it in the Philippines is a famous mode of local transportation to commute from one place to another. Anywhere in the Philippines, you will see the Dyipni... some may be dilapitated and old, some new with awesome accessories on its hood and stickers on its body.... Continue Reading →

Going Home…

An ordinary scene when everyone in the business district of Makati is going home at exactly the same time. Makati is the financial center of the Philippines , like New York is the financial center of USA.

The Afternoon Rush Hour

This area is the center district of Quezon City, Philippines where two malls are located. The traffic in this district is so heavy during rush hours coinciding with mall sales events that a vehicle runs at less than 5 kilometers per hour.

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