It was not all sight seeing. On the trip I got to meet the Magellanic penguins. They are named after Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan who saw them back in 1520. 98 more words
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With only one remaining fluent speaker, the Yaghan language is on the verge of dying out. Will this obscure word be its sole survivor
It was spring when I reached the end of the world. 1,538 more words
Long before Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal made a name for himself leading numerous exploration and trade missions along the coastline of Western Africa, the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, and regions further afar. 429 more words
Cebuanos and the Filipino in general have long embraced as their own the dance of worship they call the Sinulog and the Sinulog Festival.
The basic forward and backward dance steps of the Sinulog today is said to refer the flowing movement of the water current locally known as “sulog” and performed as a dance-prayer to venerate Senyor Santo Niño. 633 more words