Welcome to Curious Philippines!

The proud sunset view of Manila Bay.

A dependable shot of romance if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Manila.

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Curious Philippines is a platform for getting to know the Southeast Asian jewel, the Philippines, and its 7,000+ islands.  It is a photo archive that seeks to map trends, patterns and stories of Filipino heritage, as they are discovered first hand.

It also serves as a challenge and an aid to Filipino artist Mae Aguinaldo in getting to know the islands of her home country.  Curious Philippines is developed with contributions from artists and friends.

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Cleanliness

“Kung hindi mo kayang linisin ang kapaligiran, huwag mo na lang dumihan,”

or, if you can’t clean the surroundings, don’t make it dirty then.

The sign is repeated in several waiting sheds along the streets of the city.

Manila [2017]

 

 

Developing entity in social evolution is not the individual, but culture. Culture is the result of the social interaction of learning individuals, the result of a collective learning process.

– Klaus Eder in “Learning and the Evolution of Social Systems.”

Urban Creation: Suspended Coffee

Local games cafe starts the practice of “Pending Coffee”.

Quezon City [2017]

Urban Creation: Motorcycle Ride Booking App

Upgraded habal-habal

Manila [July 2017]

The Commute: MRT Ticket Vending Machines

Newly deployed working ticket vending machines (including single journey tickets) at the MRT.

Shaw Boulevard Station [July 2017]

Sign by the highway

Along the EDSA highway

Quezon City [2017]

Enter the rain

Summer is out.

Enter the rain.

Manila [2015]

Bridge over Pasig River

Sunset view from the Makati-Mandaluyong Bridge

[2017]

Manila Flower Market

Manila Flower Center or Dangwa

Manila [2017]

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