Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Manila, the Philippines
The favorite sunset viewing spot in Manila, the Philippines, is Baywalk next to the US Embassy.
Crispy roast pork on a spit (lechon baboy) is the specialty at Mila's Lechon in Quezon City, Manila, the Philippines.
Manila's Chinatown along Ongpin Street is the oldest of its kind in the world, founded in 1594.
Manila's light rail transit system or LRT operates frequently between Baclaran Station near the airport and United Nations station (shown here).
A huge open space has been created by the massive dome of the National Museum of Natural History in Manila, the Philippines. The original 1930 building was reconstructed after wartime destruction in 1945.
The Lapu-Lapu Monument stands before the National Museum of Natural History in Rizal Park, Manila, the Philippines.
A Japanese cannon embedded in the Spanish city wall of Manila, the Philippines, has been left as a reminder of the 1942-1945 wartime occupation.
San Agustin Church and Monastery (1604) was the only historic Spanish church in Manila, the Philippines, to survive the 1945 American bombing campaign.
Jollibee is the Philippines' favorite fast food chain. This outlet is in Terminal 1 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.
The Firefly Roofdeck on the 32nd floor of the City Garden Grand Hotel provides a fine view of the upscale Makati business district of Metro Manila, the Philippines.
The Ayala Museum in Makati, Metro Manila, the Philippines, has a fabulous pre-Hispanic gold collection.
Batang Bayani is a social enterprise which produces plush educational toys at Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm just north of Manila, the Philippines.
These actors in Manila, the Philippines, are marking Chinese New Year with a performance of Chinese opera.
Pasay, south of downtown Manila, the Philippines, provides good views of the city skyline.
Roxas Boulevard runs along Manila Bay south of downtown Manila, the Philippines.
Eternal Damn Nation (1910), a collaborative mural by the Anting-Anting group, was seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila in Manila, the Philippines.