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PHILIPPINES . JUNE 16-25, 2015

October 18th 2015
We took a red-eye flight to Manila. My Filipino friend acted as a personal tour guide for the rest of the day once we landed. We went to 168 Shopping Mall, Intramuros also called the Walled City, being the original grounds of Manila (the historical heart of the city). We took a tour cart (horse and buggy throughout the city). It reminded me a lot of the transportation I experienced on the Gili Isl ... 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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