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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lego Exhibit: It's More Fun in the Philippines

Pinoy Lego

     Lego again had another exhibit at The Block in SM North Edsa. Last time it was a Star Wars feature, now it's some of Philippines' famous landmarks. Good thing we had a day to check out the 2 week long exhibit! :)

The Block

Lego Land

     The exhibit featured a huge map of the Philippines, showcasing famous landmarks in the different provinces and cities. On the other area are the Lego toys for sale as a well a corner for kids where they can make their own Lego creation. 

     We'll guide you through the landmarks throughout the 3 main islands of the Philippines. 


Note: this is a picture heavy post. :)   

LUZON

     First up: Luzon the largest island in the country. Some of the landmarks include the Bangui Windmills in Ilocos Norte, old houses in Vigan, Banaue Rice Terraces, Mayon Volcano in Albay, Crocodile Farm, the Underground River and the limestone cliffs in Palawan, Fort Santiago and Luneta Park in Manila among others.

Bangui Windmills (Ilocos Norte)

Paoay Church (Ilocos Norte)

Vigan (Ilocos Sur)

Banaue Rice Terraces (Ifugao)

Fort Santiago and Luneta Park (Metro Manila)

Coron Limestones Cliffs (Palawan)

El Nido (Palawan)

St. Paul's Subterranean River (Palawan)

Crocodile Farm (Palawan)

Mayon Volcano (Albay)

Apo Reef (Occidental Mindoro)

VISAYAS 

     Next is Visayas, the regin comprising of scattered islands; with landmarks like the Chocolate Hills in Bohol, the famous tourist spot, Boracay in Aklan, the San Juanico bridge connecting Samar and Leyte and Magellan's Cross in Cebu.

Chocolate Hills (Bohol)

Boracay (Aklan)

Museon Iloilo (Iloilo)

San Juanico Bridge (Samar-Leyte)

Magellan's Cross (Cebu), Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño (Cebu),
Plaza Independencia (Cebu), Gen. Mac Arthur Park (Leyte)

MINDANAO

     Last up is Mindanao, the second largest island. Some famous spots here are Siargao (known for huge waves perfect for surfers), Maria Cristina Falls in Iligan City, pineapple plantation in Bukidnon, and Pearl Farm in Davao City where the colorful Kadayawan Festival is celebrated.

Siargao (Surigao del Norte)

Maria Cristina Falls (Iligan City)


Pineapple Plantation (Bukidnon)


Pearl Farm (Davao)


Kadayawan Festival (Davao City)


St. James Church (Zamboanga del Norte)


Sitankai Houses (Tawi-Tawi)


     Aside from the landmarks, they also featured those that can only be found in the Philippines like the bahay kubo, the Bayanihan, Philippine eagle, Pandaka pygmea, the smallest fish, tarsier, butanding and the popular mode of transportation: the colorful jeepney.

Bahay Kubo

Philippine Eagle

Pandaka Pygmaea

Vinta

Butanding

Jeepney

LEGO EXPERIENCE

It's More Fun in the Philippines

     We liked this exhibit since it was so creative, educational and one-of-a-kind! It was interesting to see the landmarks all in Lego blocks! There were even surfers and men with rubber tubes floating in the sea. Haha! Through this feature we can say that we're proud to be Pinoys and that it really is more fun in the Philippines! :)

Lego: It's More Fun in the Philippines Exhibit
The Block Atrium, SM North Edsa
June 1 -16, 2012

4 comments:

  1. waah di ko naabutan! tapos na pala ulit :(

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  2. Wow! You presented it well. I find it cute and really informative. Its really more fun in the Philippines. A lot of thanks for sharing and You did an amazing and impressive job. Thanks.

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    1. Thank you for taking time to read our blog! And thanks for the compliments- heartwarming ^_^

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