2nd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition – Portugal vs. United Kingdom

2nd Pyromusical Competition

February 19 was the date when Portugal and United Kingdom showcased their Pyromusical talents at the SM Mall of Asia. Thanks to Melo, I was able to snag media passes to take some photos. It’s unfortunate that the PR person for SM was very late, therefore, we didn’t have the chance to get a very good location (without any distraction from the trees, poles, etc). Anyway, it’s no biggie. What’s important is that it wasn’t raining! 🙂

In my opinion, this event is bigger than the 1st one. 🙂 Continue reading “2nd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition – Portugal vs. United Kingdom”

Miag-ao Church in Iloilo

Miag-ao Church, Iloilo

Second stop on our Iloilo Heritage Tour back in November was the Miag-ao Church (also known as Church of Santo Tomas de Villanueva) in the town of Miag-ao. The church was built by the Augustinians in 1786 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the four Baroque churches in the Philippines declared by UNESCO. Continue reading “Miag-ao Church in Iloilo”

Wikipedia Takes Manila

Burial Plot of Thomasites - Manila North Cemetery

Burial Plot of Thomasites at the North Cemetery

No matter how long one has lived in one place, one still has something to new to discover. I’ve been a Manileña for almost 28 years and there are still so much to discover in this beautiful city. There are a lot of stories to hear about Manila. Last month we participated in Wikipedia Takes Manila, a photo marathon contest within Manila. Our task was to take photos of different spots in Manila to be contributed to different Wikipedia entries. Continue reading “Wikipedia Takes Manila”