Day Trips North of Manila (Part 2) November 8th 2011 Many tourists skip Manila. For this reason, I blogged about a few things to do when in Manila. You may wish to check this earlier blog and simply click on the photos to read another blog with more details. (Some Photographs From Manila) I even went as far as dedicating one whole category under the title"Don't Skip Manila" to prove m ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Manila 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
Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life!
I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. ... full info