Filipino

Let’s Transit to Manila

Let’s Transit to Manila

“Lovers and madmen have such seething brains,Such shaping fantasies, that apprehendMore than cool reason ever comprehends.The lunatic, the lover and the poetAre of imagination all compact:One sees more devils than vast hell can hold,That is, the madman: the lover, all as frantic,Sees Helen’s beauty in a brow of Egypt:The poet’s eye, in fine frenzy rolling,Doth(…)

12 Days of Christmas : #Let there be light!

12 Days of Christmas : #Let there be light!

              http://www.youtube.com/user/thestaronlineThe word paról is derived from the Spanish word farol, meaning “lantern”. Another, less-known name for this and lanterns in general is paritaán.Patterns of the paról evolved from the five-pointed paper star lantern originally crafted by an artisan named Francisco Estanislao in 1928. His creation was made of bamboo strips covered with papél de japón (Japanese paper) , illuminated by a(…)