FAREWELL, ADMIRAL

As early as June this year, I posted an alert message to the Manila Nostalgia community about an impending demolition job on the western section of the historic Manila Army Navy Club, the pool side. My warning received only a handful of sighs from fellow members. Along with this, Carlos Celdran (now Manila tourism consultant) […]

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RAINBOW OVER THE RUINS

For the love of Maria, he built her a palace.  Called it the Santa Maria. Mariano’s a sugar baron. He is boss. Maria, a ship captain’s daughter. Pure Portuguese charm. Mariano wanted nothing but the best memento. Of a one truelove. Because none is more painful, than to outlive a beloved. Deep in the heart […]

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