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Manila, Philippines- Out and About... Hotel, Church, and... Eggs

Wandering around Manila. An excursion to the Manila Hotel and San Agustin Stone Church, with images as we go.

On the way

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Filipino Marines. Dress uniforms look familiar?


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Amongst its storied history, this was General MacArthur's WWII headquarters and one of our family "urban legends" is my mother had dinner with him here!

 

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Eggs!


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The Champagne Room. The tree is made out of repurposed Coca-Cola cans


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Yes, you sticklers, they are off-center, but I still like the image

 

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The Boss in The Boss Chair with her bag of hand-crafted chocolates... and Wilson


Manila has an "interesting" power grid.

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Hate to have to diagnose a break here.


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Urban Scenics

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Urban Transport

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KFC and Korea... in the Philippines

 

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Look closely. There is a US Air Force logo behind the rear tire

 

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Horse-drawn bus when reverse is used

 

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Mother Earth

 

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I do not believe this responds to calls anymore.

 

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There are more of these small transports on the streets than you can count



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A very popular visiting spot


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I realized they were not carved into the fountain when one blinked at me


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Beautiful end to the visit


Etc.

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A final nod to my mother and the family stories


This is the third of three posts of our day in Manila.
A great and, at times, touching visit.

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Manila, Philippines
03/17/24

 

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