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Ati-atihan Festival

Kalibo Aklan
Philippines: Jewel in the Rough

April 4th 2007
Philippines, in the tiny island of Lubang, North West of Mindoro Island is where I was born. It wasn’t until recently I had the chance to explore and really appreciate the beauty of the place of my heritage. Although Australia is now my adopted homeland where I spent part of my teenage years and entire adult life, Philippines will always have a special place in my heart. Philippines is a Jewel i ... read more
Asia » Philippines

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
1st December 2010


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