Monthly Archives: November 2013

Limitations

Photo Credit: Charles Whitman 1904 I’ve always wanted to write about this topic because there are many examples that show that limitations merely prevent us from pursuing one option, while leaving us no choice but to pursue other options. Helen … Continue reading

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Culture & Commerce

Photo Credit: Nixenzo In a previous post, I mentioned that I have lived in suburban Metro Manila from high school to college, and that all I saw were malls and subdivisions.  This is the reason why I didn’t love Filipino … Continue reading

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Taipei 101

Photo Credit: Peellden Even though Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world for only 6 years, from 2004-2010, it is still especially iconic.  I like that the design is supposed to resemble bamboo, an icon of Oriental culture … Continue reading

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River

The rivers in the area of the provincial capital city of Chengdu in China have been a boon since 250 B.C.  My attention was drawn to the city after watching the Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown: Passport to China. I just … Continue reading

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House

Photo Credit: Gerswin Since I only started studying in the Philippines from high school to college, in suburban Metro Manila, I never had a sense of Philippine architecture.  All I could see were malls, subdivisions, and unfortunately — informal settlers.  … Continue reading

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