So problem came when we didn’t know how to go to Quaipo from the Binondo Church. The French guy DID finger point to somewhere but of course we couldn’t just walk our way off based on a less assuring finger point. After so much walking that had drained the energy out of our legs since morning, we simply didn’t want to take the risk of walking another distance only to find out we went to the wrong place.
I was only about a few steps into the open market when I found myself raking in a stash of rosaries into my pocket.
Besides – there’s no way anybody could know about anybody else’s future. Only Allah does. That’s the belief. MY belief.
So, fast forward, we continued walking in the rain and on with our shopping spree. Negotiating the price at the Quaipo Market has proved to be so worthwhile.
There are just so many of them I felt like puking had to knock on any wooden surface that I found every time I saw one. I TRIED very hard not to imagine myself being one of them in 20 years time from now. *palis2..
Calle 5 for sure is highly recommended for those who come to Manila to see for themselves how Filipinos are gifted with so much talent and why international breakthroughs made by people like Charice Pempengco and Arnel Pineda – whose talents were both discovered through youtube.
In fact you can see how they’d dawdle at the gas station, have a long chat with the gas station attendant and all while the time meter continues to tick away and so is your money.
And believe me, it didn't feel good.