Malabon: in food, on foot, above water

Images of Malabon for an Art Studies 277 (Philippine Architecture) graduate class.

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    View of the old bridge, clear stark noon light
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Side story: the house with a coffin inside? If true, never found out.
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An 1877 marker
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The first house located in an intersection where Gasak-Recto jeepneys ply. This long main street is full of stone houses (bahay-na-bato) decorated in various persuasions, but all elevated due the floods that submerge Malabon during the rainy season.
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Well-lived in, with new additions to west wing of the house
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With students Gilbert and Aissa and guide Richard, architectural historian. Thanks to student Prim for arranging itinerary and making sure all town stops are interesting.
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A thriving shipyard industry, according to Richard
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Two teenage boys with bikes rode with us. On the way back were grade-school students and teachers, that makes several of us with open umbrellas on this brief boat ride between Malabon and Navotas.

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2 thoughts on “Malabon: in food, on foot, above water

  1. Thanks for visiting my town. Nice photos, glimpse into the historical part of Concepcion. Btw, you’re guide Architect Richard is a high school classmate of mine. Hope to see you and Eric on your next visit!

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