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Carabao ride, anyone?  
   

Carabao ride, anyone?

Back in the olden days, there were no taxis nor jeepneys. Mode of transportation were carabao-driven carts. The kids loved this ride!
Villa Escudero: A Real Farmville

September 10th 2010
It is a long weekend and we took the chance to visit Villa Escudero where a vast coconut plantation estate has been converted into a tourist destination south of Manila. Left Manila 6:30am and reached this hacienda well before 9am. A welcome drink of "gulaman" , a local drink made of diced gelatine and sugared water was most refreshing. Day Tour Inclusions Country life, then and now, is wha ... 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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