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Mga Historical Trivia tungkol sa Pilipinas (part 1)

Mga Historical Trivia tungkol sa Pilipinas (part 1)

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-Bago dumating ang mga Kastila, partikular, si Magellan, malakas na ang pakikipagkalakalan ng ating mga ninuno sa mga Hapon, Tsino, Cambodians, Indians, Malaysians, Borneans, Moluccans, Javans, at Sumatrans. 909 more words

Apolinario Villalobos

T is for Tobacco

If you happen to have many colonies under your control, it can be quite an expensive habit to maintain.  And when it came to the Philippines, it proved to be a drain on Spain’s treasury.  916 more words

Blogging From A To Z

G is for the Galleon Trade

Picture if you will, a four-deck, 100-gun, 2,500-ton vessel crossing the Pacific loaded with treasure and not making landfall for six months. Picture it as short and broad—with high fore and stern castles—carrying so much silver and gold, it draws 40 feet of water while skirting coral reefs 30 feet deep. 1,514 more words

Blogging From A To Z

Today in Philippine History: 14 SEPTEMBER, 1815

14 september, 1815

The galleon trade between the Philippines and Mexico ended a few years before Mexico gained independence from Spain in 1821. The Spanish Crown took direct control of the country, and was governed directly from Madrid. 96 more words

In A Nutshell

the original OFWs

The galleon trade was a lucrative import/export business venture that ran for 250 years when the Philippines was under Spanish rule.  “The trading ships sailed once or twice per year across the Pacific Ocean between Manila in the Philippines, and Acapulco, New Spain (present-day Mexico).”  … 262 more words

Travel

MASBATE IN THE GALLEON TIMES (Part 3 of 3)

Article is reposted from Tagba, The Harvest Continues. It’s the official academic research journal of Aquinas University of Legazpi. Sorsogon City, considering the focus is about… 1,543 more words

Economy And Business

MASBATE IN THE GALLEON TIMES (Part 2 of 3)

Article is reposted from Tagba, The Harvest Continues. It’s the official academic research journal of Aquinas University of Legazpi. Sorsogon City, considering the focus is about Masbate, includes this on the list of articles due to its mention of the astilleros in Pilar and the Galleon shipyard in Magallanes. 3,119 more words

Economy And Business