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Small Town Stories 3
Philippines
Small Town Stories A photo exhibit of Documentary Photography. Stories by Dax Simbol and Mykie Ibarra from their hometown, Tarlac. A mix of news stories, social and conceptual documentaries, and scenes from the street.
Copyright: Mykie Ibarra
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 6000x2094
Uploaded: 17/11/2013
Updated: 20/11/2013
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Tags: photo exhibit; photojournalism; documentary; streets
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Mykie Ibarra
Small Town Stories 1
Ariel Sun
Mc Arthur Highway Tarlac City
Mykie Ibarra
F.Tanedo cor. Espinosa Sts
Ariel Sun
DBTI Tarlac
Ariel Sun
Tarlac City Plazuela
Mykie Ibarra
Aquino Center & Museum
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Riveted Co in tarlac
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Riveted Co
Michael Malag
Isdaan sa Tarlac
Michael Malag
Isdaan sa Tarlac
Ariel Sun
Monasteryo de Tarlac
Milo Timbol
Mount Pinatubo Trek stop over point
Tibor Illes
Onion House Cultural centre (Hagymaház) - Theatre auditorium - planning Imre Makovecz
Ioannis Koukourakis
Old Port Walk
Manuel Gine
VOLTES DEL CIRC
Ramin Dehdashti
Atashgah, the Zoroastrian Fire Temple
Carel Struycken
Pasadena Cityhall Courtyard
Milos Pec
Burroughs Mountain, WA, USA
Jann Lipka
European election - climate installation of the Green Party
Dmitry Sverdlov
Mountain Cat
Alexander Saranchuk
Crossroad bl. Shevchenko - Pushkinskaya st. - Premier Palace Hotel - Kiev - Ukraine
Igor Marx
Strawberry Panorama
Uwe Buecher
Camposanto Monumentale, Pisa
aerial panorama abbey marienmünster,germay
Mykie Ibarra
Small Town Stories 1
Mykie Ibarra
Aquino Center & Museum
Mykie Ibarra
Street Corner 1
Mykie Ibarra
Aquino Center & Museum Lobby
Mykie Ibarra
Maria Cristina Park Tarlac City
Mykie Ibarra
Small Town Stories 3
Mykie Ibarra
Small Town Stories 4
Mykie Ibarra
Aquino Center & Museum
Mykie Ibarra
F.Tanedo cor. Espinosa Sts
Mykie Ibarra
Tarlac Provincial Capitol Stairway
Mykie Ibarra
Small Town Stories 2
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Mi 2
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.