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Chronicles of a Young Wife: Blood Compact Shrine

The Blood Compact Shrine is also known as the Sandugo Shrine. This is the first friendship treaty between the Filipinos and Spaniards in the year 1565 wherein Rajah Sikatuna and Miguel Lopez de Legaspi made a cut in their wrist and drank the drawn blood that was mixed together between the two leaders. 33 more words


Bohol Day Trip

It was the first rainy day of our trip and it wasn’t the last. There was a typhoon in the area and it poured for the remainder of our stay, but that wasn’t stopping us from seeing Bohol. 319 more words


It all started in Bohol (December 2012)

Prior  to this trip I was a blank canvass ready to be painted in all sorts of colors… and my first color was Bohol. Here is the chronicle of my first color that started it all… 1,053 more words


Today in Philippine History: 23 JULY, 1567

23 july, 1567

Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the Spanish conquistador who forged a blood compact with the Filipino natives. Legaspi deceived the natives into thinking that his people were friends, subsequently facilitating Spain’s colonization of the Southeast Asian islands. 57 more words

In A Nutshell

A Remarkable Compact

Today I Zinged my remarkable.  Will you do the same?  Let’s make a compact that you will.

I personally think, without anything to support my belief, that Michigan coined the saying, “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes (and it will change),” and this morning’s alternating rain, snow and sun generated a mix of emotions and attitudes among the 15 of us taking part in the Zingerman’s Customer Service Express Workshop.  556 more words

Bohol: First Class Island Province of the Philippines

The mystifying beauty of Bohol is the reason why it’s on top of the list of my favorite destinations in this country. Not only does it boasts of a thousand plus cone-shaped… 128 more words