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Saturday, May 5, 2007

Roxas Boulevard - Malate

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I went to DFA last month to renew my Passport ( at last i’m about to use it for the 1st time )…afterwards i decided to take a walk…

A walk that would take me to Roxas Blvd. overlooking Manila Bay, unto the Manila Yacht Club where many yachts and small boats are neatly docked, i took pictures of it of course…i wonder how much are those yachts?

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Along the way i passed by a group of Korean tourists along baywalk, they were walking backwards, probably they want to face the sunlight..

Then my feet took me to Luneta Park, it’s ironic that Filipinos abroad would go visit a park named after an obscured Canadian or Italian martyr, but wouldn’t bother to visit their own national hero’s park.

My walk-a-rama concluded in Intramuros, the place could be much better if only the Government has preserved it…now the place is a mess, there’s houses inside, carinderias..etc…
I wanna go to Escolta to take pictures of old houses and buildings but it started to rain and my feet is starting to ache…well i consider this as a practice, hopefully i can do this on my very first trip out of the country, which i am excited about!…
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I love my country…Manila is different in its own way, its a jungle yet there’s something about it…or maybe i’m just biased because I grew up in this place?…

4 comments:

EDMARATION said...

=> Hello there blogger Marky. I was so interested how you started your blog and I'm glad you started it with your hometown and gradually spread out in every corner of the world. Vigan also caught my sight. It's one of your early posts/ Keep posting!

IamDP said...

marky! nagrerenew ka ng passport dito tapos ngayon magrerenew ka na ulit.... hehehehemc39

Markyramone said...

Onga eh 5 years na pala to

tina said...

Wow, an tagal na nito ah :)

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