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Manila Bay: SM Mall of Asia

Here you will find different treasures to remember. There are plenty of things that you could do like just walking at the bay side. Every time there is an opportunity to visit SM Mall of Asia, a breathing experience is a treat. Everything is there already such as variety of food selections from food carts, fast food chains, food courts and bar and restaurants or restaurants like the Dampa style, Taste Asia or from affordable restaurants to the high end restaurants. Also, there are the usual department stores, cloth shops, foot ware shops, jewelry and watch stores, fashion accessories stores and stalls, kitchenwares, dining wares, bedroom wares and furniture wares, dermatology clinics, spa and salons, massage spa salons, dental and medical clinics, for your pets accessories and grooming and for the young and the not-so young ones like tops, gadgets, computer on-line games and recreation fun games, plus, my favorite is the movie theater section. In other words, SM Mall of Asia is a place that has everything in it. Now, there is a feature of recreational games that is coming soon at the bay area which is the Zipline.

SM Mall of Asia is definitely trying to restore Manila Bay by having it cleaned because the mall itself is built at the heart of the Manila Bay. The mall itself is located at the Bay City, Pasay City. It is also near the international and domestic airports. By the way, there is a free luggage deposit section where travelers could deposit there luggage and to have fun at the mall.

SM Mall of Asia is the 4th largest shopping mall in world according to Forbes' World's Largest Shopping Malls and it is the 3rd largest shopping mall in Asia with land area of 42 hectares. It is a huge mall that you could enjoy from all sections of the mall.

I have a short story about my experience in the Manila Bay at SM Mall of Asia.

Once a upon a time, walking at the bay area of Manila Bay at SM Mall of Asia.Sitting near the rocky break waters, saw a fisherman and a cat minding its own business. I kept asking myself and wondering. Manila Bay back then, is a wonderful place but now, I do not know? Scared that Manila Bay is a dying bay.

Is it safe to have a fish that is a catch of the day, if I could ask the fisherman? Is Manila Bay still safe for the fishes or are they mutant already? Then, watching this cat who is just minding there and trying to beg for food. Knowing cats that they have 9 lives.

I love watching the sunset at the Manila Bay because it has the specular view of its sunset and one of the best views in Asia. I only appreciate it, when I have the chanced to visit Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. Nothing could compare such view. Breathless and that appreciation one towards the wonder of nature.

This is a rare opportunity that nature and commerce goes hand and hand. Hoping that Manila Bay will be as fun as I have in SM Mall of Asia in the years to come as well as for the future generations to come.

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