Advertisement
« previous next »
Remains of the fort  
   

Remains of the fort

Intramuros, Monumental Spanish Relics in modern Manila

June 19th 2008
Sitting under the canopy of a dilapidated bus station in some unknown barrio in Manila, we waited on sunrise. It was barely after 5 am. We had spent the night on the bus from Banaue. When it became bright enough and busy enough we eased in to a jeepney for a random drive around. Since we could no longer sidestep Manila, we determined to experience a little of it. We asked for directions ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Manila

Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 3.296s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 27; qc: 110; dbt: 0.0875s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.7mb