35mm Philippines: Cubao & Makati

35mm Philippines: April 1st – April 6th 2017 As stifling as the pollution, heat, and humidity are in Manila, I enjoy walking the city’s streets. There’s busyness beyond the likes of my day to day life, and a vibrance, helped by the tropical sun, that is stragenly invigorating, whether it was the local market around […]

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The Travelogue: Balikbayan

Flicking through my passport in line at immigration, I glanced at the stamp from my previous trip to the Philippines. On the line above ‘date until’ were no numbers, but two letters: bb. Balikbayan. One who has left and has now returned. I was born in Manila, but it was not so much a homecoming […]

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