Friday, December 30, 2005

World Pyro Olympics - Finale

Went to view the last round of fireworks display tonight. As usual, the traffic around the Esplanade was mind boggling. Even the taxi driver refused to go any further than the PNB Financial Center along Macapagal Boulevard.

Two teams - from UAE and the host country - showcased their fireworks. The former was another random affair, much like the China effort witnessed on the first night. There were again some nicely designed crackers, but the overall theme wasn't quite evident.

As you can expect, the host country spared no effort to make the finale something to remember. Left early as the crowd was getting overwhelming. Even then, the taxi ride from HK Sun Plaza took one hour to reach Makati.

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