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24 June 1571: the birth of the "Filipino State"

Today, we commemorate the birth of the Filipino State. El estado filipino. The birth of our country. The birth of our national being. El nacimiento del… 319 more words


Within the Walls

As a Humanities and Social Sciences student, History is an interest and salient discussion within our course and because of that reason I decided to capture the timeless place in Manila, Intramuros. 42 more words


The Travelogue: Intramuros

I remember watching Manila, Open City, a Filipino movie by celebrated film maker Eddie Romero, that my father had rented on DVD not long after my previous visit to the Philippines.  1,169 more words


manila adventures pt 2

manila adventures pt 2 is the spiritual sequel to my post Four Hours in Manila, which featured me walking around Luneta Park, the National Library, and more. 192 more words


Manila Cathedral

Manila Cathedral is the official residence of the cardinal and one of the oldest church in the Philippines. Established in 1571, it underwent several reconstructions due to severe damage brought by earthquakes and fire. 13 more words


Noli and El Fili: The Original Manuscripts

Xiao Chua and I have been Facebook friends for almost a year, but we never had the chance to meet in person, that’s until he thought of the perfect idea. 1,797 more words