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Day 2 : Makati City

Day 2 : Makati City

Philippines
Now i feel more close to people because touring by bus , mrt , lrt and Jeepney. I went to  People Power Monument is the place of The People Power Movement (aka EDSA Revolution) deposed then President Ferdinand Marcos in a peaceful protest against the results of the 1986 snap elections. Citizens from across Manila showed their solidarity by blocking tanks and soldiers with their presence and prayers. President Corazon Aquino was installed into power in this way. Then I continuie my journey  University of the Philippines Diliman. The area of university actually is very big and the buidling is mix with others commercial building .My friends told me that this is prestigious university in Philippine and  the student movement sta...
Manila here I come

Manila here I come

Philippines
I’m start thinking how’s my journey in Manila gonna be bcoz this is my 1st time in Manila and with PY’s ( Participant Youth in SSEAYP 2010) and I said must be different. So i should ready for everything and change mindset because when i’m traveling i try to be simple as i can coz feel like I’m part of them/people something like ‘backpackers’. Then when my friends pick me up at airport , i realize that i’m now in Manila  . We try to find the place like backpackers but then place is not that like I’m aspected  so I and Ben will stay at GoHotel.Com . Intramorus the place that everyone must go expecially who want to know Pinoys vey well hehehe. INTRAMUROS, the old capital of Manila, was built in 1571. It remains a monumental, if ruined, relic of the Spanish period in Philippi