The Land Where I Was Born 009
Random photos and thoughts about the Philippines
Our environment, our experiences, and the people we choose to surround us shapes us into who we are. In this series I search the web for thought-provoking images about the Philippines, the country I was born in and which I am now just discovering.
It’s an urban jungle out there.
Near-naked women adorn billboards across the Philippine capital but similar images of men have been deemed too risque, with giant posters of bare-chested rugby players pulled following a public outcry. – AFP News, July 8, 2011
After being colonized by Spain, the Philippines became a U.S. territory for about 40 years. Influence from the United States is seen in the wide use of the English language, and the modern pop culture. – Wikipedia.org