Peoples Park Davao
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Peoples Park Davao

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A Landmark of Davao city the People’s Park located at Palma Gil St. and Legazpi St. Features a mini-forest, Artist Kublai Millan’s large sculptures, playground, a durian dome structure, man made lagoon and water fountain

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A: Peoples Park Bridge Davao

von Jim De Francia, 60 Meter entfernt

People’s Park in Palma Gil St. and Legazpi St., Davao City. This bridge is among the highlight of thi...

Peoples Park Bridge Davao

B: People's Park Davao City

von Jim De Francia, 120 Meter entfernt

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C: Marcopolo Hotel

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D: San Pedro Cathedral

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San Pedro Cathedral

E: The Peak Gaisano City Mall Davao

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The Peak, Gaisano City Mall located at fourth level, along J. P. Laurel Avenue Bajada, Davao City. on...

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F: Pryce Business Park Davao

von Jim De Francia, 1.5 entfernt

Pryce Business Park located along J.P Laurel Avenue, Bajada Davao City. It has three buildings the 17...

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G: Ramon Magsaysay Park Davao

von Jim De Francia, 2.0 entfernt

One of the well-known landmark in the city of Davao. Ramon Magsaysay Park was named in honor of the f...

Ramon Magsaysay Park Davao

H: Courtside Princess Inn

von Jim De Francia, 2.8 entfernt

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Courtside Princess Inn

I: Jack Ridge Resort

von Jim De Francia, 2.9 entfernt

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Jack Ridge Resort

J: Jack Ridge Resort and Restaurant

von Jim De Francia, 2.9 entfernt

The spot where you can see the city scape of Davao from atop is at Jack's Ridge Resort and Restaurant...

Jack Ridge Resort and Restaurant

Das Panorama wurde in Philippines aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Philippines

The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land bridge which existed at the time.

The name comes from Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal, who explored the Philippines in 1521. He claimed them in service of Spain, naming them after Prince Philip. Spain controlled the Philippines for the next 350 years until the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

Here's a picture of Fort Santiago, where the national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. He was a poet and novelist who supported peaceful reform, rather than violent revolution, against the Spanish government.

This is one of poems in which he describes the creation of the world, as a gift to his mother:

"Say they that tell of the world, the first dawn of the sun, the first kiss that his bosom inflamed, when thousands of beings surged out of nothing, and peopled the depths, and to the heights mounted, to wherever his fecund kiss was implanted"

Violent revolution broke out anyway and the Philippines changed hands from Spanish, to American, to Japanese control over the next fifty years. Following World War Two they finally became an independent republic.

Back to the beautiful ocean! You can dream about the Cafe Del Mar resort next time you find your screen saver kicking in when you're still sitting at the desk staring blankly. There's a series of DJ mixes with this title but I don't know if it refers to the same place. I would not be surprised.

Annnnd to really get you buying your plane tickets...

the sunset over Borocay White Beach!

Text by Steve Smith.

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