It was a little over a year ago when out of the blue, my friends and I decided to do the annual Visita Iglesia. You know the Roman Catholic Lenten tradition of visiting seven churches or religious sites? It can actually be done on any day of the Holy Week but we followed tradition and did the church hopping (oops, I don’t know if I can call it as church hopping, Pope Francis?) on a Maundy Thursday.
♫ Manila, I keep coming back to Manila..♫
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