This week wonder | wander | world goes back in time to explore the lush and luscious land of our birth - the Philippine Islands.
'La Banca' by Felix Resurrection Hidalgo 
Featured are the old world images and recordings curated by Ian J.R. Andres on the Facebook page "Pearl of the Orient: Discover Old Philippines."
Schoolgirls in Native Dress, Manila, circa 1910
Colorized by Ed S. Sison
Image Source: John Tewell @ H. C. White Company
Through these rare vintage photographs and recordings of Filipino cultural heritage and history, we are treated to highlights of our past - captured in glorious flashing moments, both personal and iconic.