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My Fourth Travel Blog Exchange Conference – TBEX in Manila, Philippines

This past October, I flew to the Philippines, to attend the Travel Blog Exchange Conference, officially known as TBEX in Manila 2016. My association with TBEX began back in 2009, when an email between six travel blogger friends became the impetus for the first get-together in Chicago. There were barely 100 people at…

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PHOTO: Brothers in Arms Sculpture at the Pacific War Memorial, Corregidor Island, Philippines

Click on title to view photo in large format. The very moving Brothers in Arms sculpture on Corregidor Island in Manila, Philippines honors the American and Filipino servicemen who fought in the Pacific Theater during World War Two. The piece stands at the entrance to the Pacific War Memorial, which was built by…

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PHOTO: Corregidor Island Lighthouse at the Entrance to Manila Bay, Philippines

Click on title to view photo in large format. Corregidor Island Lighthouse sits on the highest point of the island of Corregidor in the Philippines. The original lighthouse, completed in 1853, guided ships through the narrow Manila Bay passageway to the port of Manila. The lighthouse functioned continuously until World War Two. By…

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