Category Archives: Architecture
Last Saturday afternoon, I walked around D.C. in search of some holiday cheer. I hadn’t been feeling the Christmas spirit, and decided to get myself out of the rut by seeing what wintertime activities were taking place in town. Can’t say I was totally successful, though. In a city with no shortage of flags, it […]
Falling leaves and layers of clothing.
Tourists checking out signs next to Buckingham Palace.
Not the best photo, but I like it nonetheless. This is the plaza of the rural Philippine town where my grandparents’ farm is located. My short visit there last month coincided with their fiesta, which is a day of celebration for the whole town. Aside from getting to enjoy musical performances and other activities in […]
Newseum. First Amendment.
I hope those of you here in the U.S. enjoyed your Fourth of July BBQs and fireworks. My family is spending the week in Charleston, SC. I mean, what more appropriate way to celebrate the country’s independence than to explore the first state to secede from the young Union, right? ;) Although this is only […]
Top photo: Orbit (an observation tower by Anish Kapoor) and the Olympic Stadium Bottom photos: the stingray-shaped Aquatics Center designed by Zaha Hadid and some apartments of the Olympic Village Last month, while in London, I went on a tour of the area surrounding the Olympic Park. It being a two-hour walking tour, I expected […]
The annual Army Ten-Miler here in DC was held last Sunday. Although organized by the United States Army, it is open to everyone and is the largest ten-mile race in the country with more than 30,000 participants this year. These participants included some Wounded Warriors — injured soldiers who either wheeled through the course or […]