22 December 2009


We went looking for surf, but it wasn’t there; now we’re in Manila, a big, tangled place with nose-to-nose traffic.

city hall

I’m hoping to find some quiet and get a different city view. And if I’m lucky, stumble on the perfect tropical party...


The travelling look

1. A view of grilled doorway to city hall, Manila by Carl Mydans for Life, 1942
2. Manila party, by James Burke for Life, 1959