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Paoay Church

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UNESCO heritage church of Paoay.

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A: Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte

Фотограф: Michael Malag, На расстоянии 60 метров отсюда

Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte

B: The Church of Saint Augustine (Paoay Church)

Фотограф: Jon Caparas, На расстоянии 710 метров отсюда

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paoay_Church

The Church of Saint Augustine (Paoay Church)

C: Paoay Church - UNESCO’s World Heritage Site

Фотограф: Rommel Bundalian, На расстоянии 1.3 км отсюда

The San Agustin Church, or more commonly known as the Church of Paoay, is located in Paoay, Ilocos No...

Paoay Church - UNESCO’s World Heritage Site

D: Sand Dunes adventure in Paoay, Ilocos Norte

Фотограф: Michael Malag, На расстоянии 5.2 км отсюда

Sand Dunes adventure in Paoay, Ilocos Norte

E: Ilocos Sta Monica Sarrat

Фотограф: Fung Yu, На расстоянии 16.7 км отсюда

Ilocos Sta Monica Sarrat

F: Aurora Park, Laoag City

Фотограф: Michael Malag, На расстоянии 16.7 км отсюда

Aurora Park, Laoag City

G: Cape Bojeador Lighthouse Ilocos Norte The Philippines

Фотограф: Edwin Karganilla Jr., На расстоянии 50.8 км отсюда

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse Ilocos Norte The PhilippinesTesting 360-panorama for the first time. Used a ...

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse Ilocos Norte The Philippines

H: Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

Фотограф: Michael Malag, На расстоянии 54.8 км отсюда

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

I: Kapurpurawan Rock of Ilocos Norte

Фотограф: Edwin Karganilla Jr., На расстоянии 54.9 км отсюда

Kapurpurawan Rock formation in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines 

Kapurpurawan Rock of Ilocos Norte

J: Bell Tower in Bantay, Ilocos Sur

Фотограф: Michael Malag, На расстоянии 55.0 км отсюда

Bell Tower in Bantay, Ilocos Sur

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Описание для места - 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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