Do You Like Dakasi Milk Teas?

I seldom drink milk teas, perhaps once a year, or maybe even none in a year sometimes. So it’s hard for me to make a judgement on this Dakasi milk tea.

It was my first here, and I was the only customer. It was a Sunday. The location could be a factor, or may the taste or service, I really don’t know.
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These are the prices of Dakasi milk teas.
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This is the Dakasi Bubble milk tea, and I ordered this one. Those black thing on top are just an exaggeration.
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It’s 100 pesos for one large size milk tea.
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Masarap naman. I like the taste, it’s creamy. The taste would stay in tongue for many seconds.
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This Dakasi outlet is located inside the Shell gas station in EDSA, corner McKinley street, just across Ayala Avenue crossing, near Ayala MRT terminal.

Here are the location map for other Dakasi milk tea outlets:

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Old Ortigas Center photos

Ortigas Center is a central business district situated in Pasig City. It’s probably the second largest maybe in terms of income and land area after Makati City, but please don’t trust me on that, I’m only guessing.

Anyway, here are an old and vintage photos of Ortigas Center when it was only bare and no traffic congestion, one could only dream this traffic free Pasig City.

1989 – The red steel frame in the middle of the photo is Robinson’s Galeria. There are no curving overpass yet. This 12 lane street is EDSA.
Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

1972 – This is the site of Saint Pedro Poveda College.Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

1983 – Meralco Avenue. The building with vertical lines farther ahead is Meralco building. The sight is now blocked by an overpass.
Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

1972 – Ortigas Avenue, now the site of Medical City.
Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

1972 – This is where the Corinthians Gardens is located.
Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

1972 – I believe the crooked street in the middle of the picture is Guadix drive where St. Pedro Poveda College is located now.
Ortigas Center Pasig City Manila

Gangnam Style in Manila?

The answer is yes.

Korean hiphop artist Psy who populrized “Oppa Gangnam Style” will have a concert here in Manila on December 21 at the at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.

Psy’s Gangnam song currently holds the record as the most viewed video in Youtube.

He was also invited by Ellen Degeneres to teach Britney Spears how to the dance the horse inspired song.

By the way, Gangnam is a name of a place in South Korea.

Who’s going to see Psy and be part of the Gangnam fever?

Gangnam Style Psy Manila concert

Manila Flood Photos

Various photos during the heavy downpour caused simply by a seasonal monsoon that paralysed the majority of traffic all over Metro Manila.

Credits to the owners of the photos Simon, pastor Craig Burrows and Rica Espiritu.

Manila flood photos
Waist deep water at SM City in Quezon City. (S)

Manila flood photos
Rescue team at the Payatas, Bagong Silangan, Quezon City. (CB)

Manila flood photos
Bagong Silangan, Quezon City. (CB)

Manila flood photos
Bagong Silangan, Quezon City. (CB)

Manila flood photos
Bagong Silangan, Quezon City. (CB)

Manila flood photos
San Perfecto, San Juan City. (RE)

Manila flood photos
Rescuing those trapped at the roof, in Montalban Rizal. (CB)

Caloocan City Information

Caloocan City is one of the cities in National Capital Region, and is categorized as a first class and Highly Urbanized City according to the Department of Finance.

It became a city in February 16, 1962 through a poll according to R.A. 3728.

Formerly called “Aromahan” or “Libis Espina”. “Libis” is a Spanish word which means “lowland” in English. Because of its innermost location, it was called “kasulok-sulokan” by the early folks, which probably evolved into what is now Caloocan.

Caloocan City dubbed itself as a historic city because of its rich history. It was in this location where Andres Bonifacio met with the rest of Katipuneros prior to the Philippine Revolution.

Districts: 2, first and second
Total land area: 53.33 square kms.
Population (2010): 1,474,040
Population density: 27,640 people per square km.
Zip code: 1400
Area code: 02
Barangays: 188 barangays

Caloocan City map.

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