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Christmas Tree
Philippines

This is Pasig City Plaza during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. I thought I won't be able to come on time. Traffic was terrible as expected. When I arrived, the program has started but they have not lighted the tree just yet. It was a quick setup and metering for me. So, enjoy the VR.

Merry Christmas everyone!

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Copyright: Ruel landrito
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Uploaded: 16/12/2011
Updated: 03/04/2012
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