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Guy shaving coconuts

The market

August 1st 2005
There's a huge market very close to where we live here in Manila and I thought I'd share some pictures of it with you. It's called Commonwealth market, and as you might suspect, it's along Commonwealth Avenue. As part of trying to live like Filipinos do (which I can never really do - after all, I know that I can leave anytime that times get really tough and I never really have to worry about goi ... 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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