MANILA | SEPTEMBER 2013

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”
~ George A. Moore

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A fruit stand in Jenny’s Rosario, Pasig City.

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Street scenes I saw when I secured Overseas Employment Certificate/Exit Clearance from POEA in EDSA.

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Chowking, Robinson’s Metroeast. I shared the table with my parents prior watching the movie, OTJ.

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Shots from LRT in Recto, Manila.

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My mom and aunt walking with their long umbrellas. They accompanied me to Quiapo & Divisoria.

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Despite its busy surrounding, Quiapo Church never fails to remind me that God is merciful and forgiving.
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At Php 16 per piece, this lumpia from Globe Lumpia House in Raon, Quiapo, Manila is one of the best I’ve tasted!
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My mom, together with my maternal aunt bought me half a kilo of Excelente ham. Perfect with pandesal!
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Then they brought me to Kim Chong Tin Hopia Factory, the oldest in Manila. Hopia munggo is to die for!

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Escolta, Manila.

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The fountain in front of Sta Cruz Church, Manila.

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At Lucky Chinatown Mall. Also new to me were 999 Mall, Puregold and a few others. Divisoria, we meet again!

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Lunch at 168 Mall foodcourt.

In my darkest moments, I found my way home.

I thank the merciful Lord for few people who have been helping me to move on, despite and in spite of.

I shall return to my present work in Penang, Malaysia soon.

>><<

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27 thoughts on “MANILA | SEPTEMBER 2013

  1. i shouldn’t be surprised at all the changes with these familiar places, but i still am. i must really plan on going home for a visit. it’s been too long.

    did gabby and tina join you in mla for this trip?

  2. Kaya Ka pala nawala ng ilang araw sa Instagram umuwi pala kayo 😊😉ng Pilipinas. I love the shots very colorful and you brought us to Divisoria thru your lens di ko na need pumunta ng Divisoria at Quiapo now hehehe (takot madukutan e lol). Now I miss Pinas and the malls and foods hehehe

  3. As usual ang ganda ng pics mo doc. I want to do that everytime I go back home, take pictures. kaya lang takot ko lang sa snatcher at holdaper. Buti di ka natakot doc 🙂

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