When it rains, the best way to travel in Metro Manila is via the light rail train system: the MRT or the two LRTs. But, as this picture shows, “best way to travel” only means you’ll get there on time, but not necessarily dry.
If you look closely, you’ll see a woman holding a brown umbrella inside the MRT train, trying not to get wet, because the ceiling is dripping.
Crowds have always been a problem in Quiapo. When the church is full, which is always, people stand beside the open doors to hear the mass. Now they can see the priest, too, through this large TV mounted just beside the main church. Continue reading
There’s a stall at the Lung Center’s Sunday market selling old-fashioned bakya, with a new twist: hand-painted designs. Continue reading
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Built by the Holy Angel University as a symbol of its advocacy to help preserve and promote church heritage, this retablo contains the images of patron saints of the original towns of Pampanga, including the patroness of the province, Virgen de los Remedios. – lifted from the leaflet on the retablo from the Kapampangan Museum at the Holy Angel University. Pictures taken with my camera phone during a trip with Bloggers Kapihan to Pampanga before classes began. Continue reading