Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

Had an opportunity to attend the Preview Art Fair 2014 at The Link, Makati.  Preview Art Fair is part of the onging Art Fair Philippines which opened on February 20 and will last until February 23, 2014.  Organized by Preview Magazine, it’s a fashion art live installations of three of the most talented people in the Philippines: Rajo Laurer, Nikki Luna and Leeroy New.

It’s a great experience to witnessed the live installation. Given only 1 hour to present, the output were tremendously beautiful, truly world class.

Aside from the fashion Art show, artworks of various well known sculptors, designers, painters, etc are on display at the parking lot, turned gallery, of The Link.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

PHOTOBLOG: Exploring Hanoi, Vietnam

Another Asian country that I went to last year was Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam. I arrived in Hanoi airport and took another flight to Ho Chi Minh for an hour. Stayed for a week, the city reminded me of the old Manila and Binondo. The city is rich in cultural heritage sites, formerly named Saigon. Majority of their transportation is the motorcycle. You should be good in playing “patintero” to be able o cross the street as you’ll be meeting a LOT of motorcycles left and right. You’ll ever see any Starbucks there but they have a lot of coffee shops serving their own Vietnamese coffee. One of their popular food is their Vietnamese noodle soup or Pho. It comes with onions, chili peppers, cilantro, lime, bean sprouts and thai basil as garnishings.



Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum








Dinh Tien Hoang (Old Quarter)
Old Quarter

Cầu Thê Húc (The Huc Bridge)











Hanoi Lake View

St. Joseph’s Cathedral.

A neo-gothic structure rising from the Old  Quarter’s twisting streets was erected by the French in 1886



Chicken Pho

Garnishing for the Pho

There’s a lot of things to learn about Hanoi.  I hope to come back and be able to explore and learn more about this place.