Throwback Filipinas: The Philippines and Filipinos as seen on the pages of LIFE Magazine


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La Familia Viajera


Do you remember the first time you traveled with your family? 

La Familia Viajera Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

FYI: Ang Quezon Bridge ay hindi isang comfort room


WTMP Pangkat A-24-1

By Stephanie Azarias & Alexander Olpindo (Wikipedia Takes Manila participant) via Wikimedia Commons

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Old Manila Nostalgia


♫ Manila, I keep coming back to Manila..♫

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Hotdog got it right, we all keep coming back to Manila. We may hate it because of what it has become but it will always have a special place in our hearts. We come back to Manila not only in the literal sense of the word but to the image of Manila in our minds. They say nostalgia is a seductive liar, it covers the pot holes and makes us see things with rose colored glasses but who does not like that? Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

Panglima Diki Diki: Small But Terrible


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Panglima Diki Diki on left with his normal size brother. Diki Diki was one of the most beloved and respected Datus in Jolo during the 1920’s and 1930’s

Source: A Philippine Album: American Era Photographs (1900-1930) by Jonathan Best

It’s the Met, Damn it!


Interior of the Metropolitan Theater

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