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Across the street

viewing Rizal Monument across the streets from Kilometer 0
Philippine Independence Day

June 12th 2010
In celebration of our country's Independence I hereby give tribute to our National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal by visiting Luneta (formerly called Bagumbayan) and Intramuros (Walled City). A trip to Manila is best done riding a "Kalesa" starting at the Zero Kilometer marker across Luneta (formerly called Bagumbayan). Upon crossing the street to Dr. Jose Rizal's monument, the Flag po ... read more
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Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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