Friday, September 15, 2006


I'd like to think that a beautiful sunset is God's way of saying "I love you and goodnight" to all His creatures, great and small.

But these pictures are my way of saying, "Have a wonderful and magical weekend everyone -- wherever you may be!"

Both pictures were taken this evening, September 15, 2006 at Baywalk, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.

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posted by Señor Enrique at 8:41 PM


Blogger Photo Cache said...

simply beautiful...have a good one yourself.

September 15, 2006 9:53 PM  

Blogger Sidney said...

Thank you! I wish you a good and pleasant weekend too!

September 15, 2006 10:15 PM  

Blogger ipanema said...

I used to tell someone something similar to your caption. It's about bridging distance, and I told him to look up me up in the sky. And there he'll find

Have a good weekend too!

September 15, 2006 10:28 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

A nice and happy weekend to you Eric! Wonderful pictures!

September 15, 2006 11:12 PM  

Blogger NeiLDC said...

Have a good weekend my friend! These photos made you think what you have done the whole day and the whole week and your gonna wake up again into a new day! Enjoy the miracles of each day! have a good day SIR eric!

September 16, 2006 12:29 AM  

Blogger Analyse said...

have a nice weekend to you too.

September 16, 2006 12:42 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice play of colors!
Have a nice weekend to you too!

September 16, 2006 12:53 AM  

Blogger sunkissed said...

my thoughts exactly! sunsets are God's way of saying, "I've got a better day for you tomorrow." Hay, sunsets never fail to make me all sentimental. Missing Manila badly!

September 16, 2006 4:08 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome! So are you really committing yourself to taking pictures of the sunset every weekend? :)

Have a nice one too, eric.

September 16, 2006 11:59 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's so beautiful, the sunset!


September 16, 2006 3:35 PM  

Blogger christine said...

Gorgeous! Hope you have a great weekend too, Eric. :)

September 16, 2006 9:01 PM  

Blogger PhilippinesPhil said...

I wish I could go back and visit Manila 70 years ago before the war--I'll bet it was wonderful. It's just so big, and smoggy and overdone now. Hard to believe that one used to be able to see across the bay not far from where Rizal was murdered. I read where he remarked on seeing how lovely Cavite looked as he was marched to the site of his death. There is no hint of the bay from those areas now. Progress! What a misnomer.

September 19, 2006 8:51 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

From the turn of the century until WWII, Manila experienced its golden era (when the Americans took control from the Spanish). The guy who designed Chicago, Burnham, was the same guy commissioned to design Manila. I've seen some pictures of the city back then -- remarkable!

September 19, 2006 9:30 PM  

Blogger ronnie said...

very nice picture senor. i just love to walk along the bay.

If I may add senor, Burnham even recommended to widen the roads of highway 54 because he is expecting a huge traffic volume after several years. Politicos never listened to his recommendation and that's the reason why we are experiencing horrible congestion now.

Regards Senor!

November 12, 2006 11:28 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Isn't a shame, Arquitecto Ronnie, that politicos sometimes hinder instead of encourage progress?

BTW, Manolo Quezon (The Explainer) did feature the Burnham plan for a capital that never materialized. Check out this URL:

November 13, 2006 7:41 AM  

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