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Getting Ready to Tour the Underground River  
   

Getting Ready to Tour the Underground River

The Philippines- Day 7

January 2nd 2012
We woke up early in the morning, ate breakfast at our hostel (more eggs, bread, and fruit. Perfect!) and headed out to the Underground River, recently named one of the 7 Natural wonders of the World (by popular vote). Since we had some extra time, and our necessary permit for the Underground River didn’t allow us to get there until 12:30, we stopped first at Ubong Caves (Ubong means Echo in Taga ... 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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