Year: 2012

CARTIMAR Pet Shop: Flora and Fauna

What to see in Cartimar Cartimar Pet Shop Flora and Fauna Section ​ This is the second part of Cartimar pet shop and shopping mall that we previously featured. On weekends, though not on a routine basis, we spent time at Cartimar shop/canvass mainly because we breed personata african lovebirds (ALBs) as a hobby and …

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POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: Postal Museum and Library

Stamp Archives and Updates About Philately Postal Museum and Philatelic Library Footages from Postal Heritage Walking Tour August 2012 This is a not sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Museums are oftentimes regarded as well-guarded and safe-keepers of valuable entities, but Postal Museum and Philatelic Library sounds nostalgic, interesting and surprisingly the building is about …

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POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: Manila Central Post Office (PHLPost)

Soon to rise a 6-Star Hotel from the Philippines’ Heritage Buildings Manila Central Post Office (PHLPost) Footages from Postal Heritage Walking Tour August 2012 NOTE: UPDATED Postal Walking Tour as of February 2020 is featured at Postal Heritage Talks and Tour by the Royal Postal Heritage Guided Tour The Manila Central Post Office commonly called …

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Quezon City: PLASTIC BAGS Ban – Not the Solution to Protect the Environment

Quezon City Regulates Plastic Bags Use Public sees it as total eradication of plastics Banning of Plastic Bags in Reality Harms The Environment Manila, Philippines Source: The Local Government of Quezon City http://i994.photobucket.com/albums/af67/daryll_dial/deiville/quezon-city-recycle-reuse-ordinance.png “The Quezon City government passed two environment protection ordinances, the SP-2140 and SP-2130, which aims to effectively regulate the use of plastic …

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MANILA METROPOLITAN THEATER: Restore PH National Heritage

Manila Metropolitan Theater’s Art Dec and Cultural Heritage Preservation: A Call to Action Back in 2000 I remember helping out my sister with her “national heritage” preservation pre-thesis survey done in University of Santo Tomas’ College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CFAD) and College of Architecture. One of which includes Manila Metropolitan Theater‘s restoration — …

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POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: A Dose of Philippines’ History

Manila Central Post Office, August 19, 2012. Feel the vibe of old Manila through Postal Heritage Walking Tour organized by Filipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club, front headed by Mr. Lawrence Chan, a vocal Filipino heritage advocate, philatelist and flower hobbyist. Chan’s extensive rundown of cultural traditions, historical buildings and places, icons and unspoiled history of Manila made …

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Juno Parungao: Her Art, Astrology and Crystology

Juno Parungao’s Art, Astrology and Crystology With JIV Manila Art Group’s ART-360 Filipino Contemporary Artists A friend of mine sends me a note about Juno Parungao’s Art, Astrology and Crystology event with special mentions on the rocky part – the crystals. She may have noticed my fascination with crystals although I get into it only through …

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Philippines: Government Information – Natural Disasters

Philippines: Consolidated Government Information During Natural Disasters List of Emergency Hotlines Philippines geographical location in Western Pacific Basin makes it vulnerable to natural disasters and calamities alike. Philippines — being hit by tropical cyclones with an average of 20 annually, 9 of which makes a landfall and are the main causes of all types of …

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Manila: Bayawak Captured in Quezon City

Where to surrender or donate “Bayawak” and other wild animals? Community or government agencies? Monitor Lizard also known as “Bayawak” and Komodo Dragon is familiar to places where there’s vegetation or habitat is conducive enough to sustain the lives of animals. “Monitor lizard a large tropical Old World lizard with a long neck, narrow head, …

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