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  1. Kolkata Cityscapes

    Indian Cityscapes & Townscapes
    Here's Kolkata - They say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. BBD Bagh - the original centre of the city. Seen here - the General Post Office (GPO), Reserve Bank of India. The South Chowringhee Skyline - the business district Seen here - Jeevan Sudha, Tata Centre, Everest House...
  2. The City of Manila

    Metro Manila
    Multiple temporalities... At the very mouth of the river was the island called Maynila. As a town, it was just becoming well-known. In fact, it may have been founded only a couple of generations earlier. In the 1520s it was unknown in the Visayas (or Magellan would have been told about it) but...