3 Likes

Quiapo Church
Philippines

Quiapo Church is the most famous church in the Philippines. Known as  Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene.

Situated in Manila Quiapo a popular shopping area  with massive crowds  every day.

Copyright: Willy kaemena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7500x3750
Uploaded: 17/02/2009
Updated: 07/04/2012
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Lauren Malcampo
Sunday afternoon in class
Lauren Malcampo
lights, camera, rotate!
Lauren Malcampo
empty warehouse
Lauren Malcampo
where did everyone go?
Lauren Malcampo
Sunday in class
Willy Kaemena
Manila - Quiapo Market
Willy Kaemena
Quiapo
Willy Kaemena
Shanty Town
Fung Yu
Manila San Sebastian Church
Fung Yu
Jones bridge in Binondo
Fung Yu
Quiapo Black Nazarene
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
UST Beato Angelico Building
Juri Pozzi
Old Nobel Factory Signa 03
jacky cheng
Jinan Qianfoshan-Poke Holes-2
Jucatulli
Vitoria Es
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
El Fanar on Christmas day
Bernd Kronmueller
Conwy castle old suspension bridge
Andrea Biffi
Colonna Traiana e Fori Imperiali
Vil Muhametshin
Plenary chamber of the Latvian parliament in Riga
Rahim hamada-www.deja-view.org
white desert mushroom4
yunzen liu
the Tibetan Prayer Flag on Biri Sacred Mountain Nyingtri
David Mariotti
Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Gothic Room
Vil Muhametshin
Mellow evening at the beach of Etretat, Normandy, France
Jorge Santos
capela menino jesus de praga
Willy Kaemena
Santa Rosa e Independiente de Villa del Rosario
Willy Kaemena
Christmas Market
Willy Kaemena
Günzburg Frauenkirche
Willy Kaemena
Human Towers (Techno Campus Mataró)
Willy Kaemena
Rm Dining Old Design Sphere
Willy Kaemena
Horse Carriage (Kalesa)
Willy Kaemena
ION Sky Orchard Rd.
Willy Kaemena
With a boat from Denmark to the Mediterranean
Willy Kaemena
Tibidabo Mirador
Willy Kaemena
Sky Bridge
Willy Kaemena
Siemens Irsching
Willy Kaemena
Subte A - Taller Polvorin
More About 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.