Manila Bay

Manila Bay

No trip to Manila would be complete without gazing at the Manila Bay, especially to watch the sunset.  On either side of the bay, there are volcanic peaks topped with tropical foliage.  However, the bay is renown for its spectaculat sunsets. 

If you visit Manila with your loved one as I did, you will enjoy watching the sunset together in peace and serenity.  It is hard to believe that naval battles were fought here, notably the La Naval de Manila in 1646.  Artists in particular would enjoy the Manila Bay. 

The sunsets would make great photographs or paintings.  Anyone who goes to the Manila Bay should not forget to bring their camera.

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Malate Church

Malate Church
Malate Church

The Malate Church is a unique baroque-style church that was built in the 16th century. This church is devoted to Nuestra Senora de Remedios (Our Lady of Remedies).

Nuestra Senora de Remedios is a depiction of the Virgin Mary to whom many people have turned to during troubled times. The Malate Church used to be the base from which the British launched an assault on Intramuros.

This assault placed Manila under British control for two years. My favorite aspect of the Malate Church is the churchr’s rooftop, because it is unique in the fact that it is in the form of a cross on aerial view.

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