Forney Transportation Museum

Amelia Earhart’s favorite auto.  When she wasn’t flying, she drove in style. A while back, I visited the Forney Museum of Transportation.  While possibly best known for their collection of vintage automobiles they also have a substantial collection of trains, motorcycles, trucks, and bicycles.   It is a fascinating place to visit.  Admission is quite…

Intramuros – The Walled City of Manila

Nestled within the modern city of Manila is “Intramuros” (within the walls) which was the original city of Manila.  Wikipedia has an excellent historical background of this amazing historical center. Built by the Spanish, the defensive walls started construction in late 1600’s to protect against foreign invasions.   During World War II it was the…

Manila American Cemetery – WWII War Memorial

Click any images to see at a much larger size. Manila American Cemetery and WWII (World War II) war memorial and battle monument isin what used to be Fort Bonifacio but is now Bonifaccio Global City, part of Taguig city. is the largest of 24 cemeteries Built and administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission.  Click the image…