Magandang umaga!

Good morning Manila!
What a change! Coming from island life, Manila is a bit of a shock to the system! So many people here it is crazy! The air pollution has been tough to deal with over the past few days. How ever I am off to the beach!

I went to see some very old buildings, built when the Spanish invaded the Philippines in the 1500’s. It was incredible to see Spanish architecture in a place like this. Manila is a very modern city with plenty of high rise buildings, and.. some ancient Spanish build too.

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The city is developing rapidly. There seemed to be new buildings popping up everywhere.  The skyline is already so full! Yet they are squeezing in more and more sky scrappers. I have never seen so many cranes all in one place. I counted 20 within a small section of the city!

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