Monday, December 18th, 2017

Perspective Drawing for our Tigbauan…

The Bahay Tsinoy Museum is a don’t-miss stop for history-minded visitors to Manila and for those of Chinese heritage. Bahay Tsinoy is a museum which presents the story of the Chinese in Philippine history.  The Bahay Tsinoy is located in the historic walled Intramuros area of Manila on Anda Street, making it easy to combine a visit to this museum with several other Intramuros attractions and amenities. Bahay Tsinoy Museum, Intramuros, Manila While China’s rising  importance is in today’s news, China has always been a giant looming over every aspect of Philippine life.  The Spanish colonized the Philippines mostly because they hoped to use it as a stepping stone to missionary work in China. The U.S. decided to keep the Philippines as a colony for much the same reason except the aim was trade rather than proselytizing. Even before the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, there were vigorous trade and …