Walkathon 082712

August 31, 2012

With a single roll of film and the eagerness to explore, We wander the other side of Pasig and looked back at the rich history of Manila through the Plastic Lens.


Start here!

Photos taken using Bell+Howell BF35 and Fuji Superia Xtra 400






Say hello to this 50-year old Original Savory Restaurant along Quintin Paredes. 



An abandoned building along (?) haha! I forgot.

The El Hogar Filipino Building. 
A beaux-art building situated beside Pasig River on Muelle Dela Industria in Binondo. It was built as a wedding gift back in 1914. 
Seeing this kind of buildings makes me wanna go back in time to see the beauty in its own period.






Arko ng Pagkakaibigang Pilipino-Tsino. Welcome to Chinatown!


Minor Basilica of St. Lorenzo Ruiz


 The food district of Binondo- Ongpin St.

At Yuchengco St.

Along Recto Ave.

The Once Famous Commercial Strip of Manila


Banco de las Islas Filipinas at Plaza Santa Cruz cor. Escolta


Regina Building




Known as the  First-United Building. 
A 6-storey Art Deco structure just across the Regina Building.

Calvo Building- houses the exhibit I mentioned on my previous post. link

Just across the Calvo Building

Nostalgic signages



Busy day at Carriedo


Finish Line!

Thoughts after the walk:

1. Every street has its own niches- Food, Shopping, Stainless Steel works, Lighting
2. Even the smallest streets are dominated by vehicles- It's supposed to be walkable!
3. Who says History is boring?
4. Buildings let you travel back in time
5. Realized that abandoned places and things are the things that interest me.

Next adventure, please :)

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4 comments

  1. Nice photos Sarah! Ang gaganda talaga ng mga buildings dyan noh? Parang naingganyo tuloy ako mag sketch naman, saktong pupunta akong Binondo next week. :)

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    1. Salamat! :) Gora lang, masaya maglakad-lakad dun. :) Isabay mo na rin ang foodtrip :)

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  2. awesome photos! what kind of film camera did you use here?

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    1. Hi Alessi! Thank you :) Just a simple analog camera- Bell + Howell BF 45. :D

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