Manila, Philippines, 1949
Manila, Philippines, 1949 Manila China Town, Binondo. That is an unusual Jeepney like vehicle. Anyone know about it?. Photograph taken by a “Life” magazine photographer. Photographer: Jack Birns For personal non-commercial use only Image is copyrighted by © Time Inc. and if you would want to use it for a commercial publication you will need to get permission.
Taken in Luna's studio in Paris. Jose Rizal is at the right, along with Juan Luna y Novicio (holding a palette) and Trinidad Pardo de Tavera, and an unidentified man on the left, sitting beside one of Luna's famous paintings titled Odalisque. - simoun (image: rizalinfo.net)
Orientation: Day 1
Today was the first day of orientation. Edna is our placement organizer and guide during this week. She and her husband spent 24 years in Colombia and most recently, 10 years here in the Philippines. They seem to me like a mix of my mentor/friend/professor RuthAnn from home and Colin’s grandpa and grandma Helton… very wise in their years and surprisingly hip. Joining us was a family of four from North Carolina who have served with our organization in the past. Also, a mother and her son Gage…