0 Likes

Lapu-lapu Monument
Philippines

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapu-Lapu

Lapu-Lapu (1491–1542) was the datu of Mactan, an island in the Visayas in the Philippines, who is known as the first native of the archipelago to have resisted Spanish colonization. He is now regarded as the first Filipino hero.

On the morning of April 27, 1521, Lapu-Lapu led approximately 1,500 Mactan warriors armed with barong, spears, kampilan and kalasag, in a battle against 49 Christian soldiers led by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. In what would later be known as the Battle of Mactan, Magellan and several of his men were killed.

Copyright: Edgardo gozun tumang
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
上传: 26/11/2010
更新: 11/03/2012
观看次数:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Makati ave cor. Paseo de Roxas
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
General Pio Del Pilar Monument
Rommel Bundalian
Makati Avenue, Makati, Philippines
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Makati Avenue
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Ayala Triangle Garden
Milo Timbol
Makati City at night (Antel Platinum Tower Rooftop)
Milo Timbol
The symphony of Lights and Sounds at the Ayala Triangle Gardens
Fung Yu
Makati Ayala Triangle
Ruel Landrito
Make It Makati
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Gabriela Silang (Ayala cor Makati Ave.)
Michael Malag
Salcedo Park
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Ayala Avenue Subway Near Makati avenue
Marcio Cabral
Iguazu falls
Pavel Bogdanov
Zmeika mountain in winter
Laszlo Padar
Fisherman's Bastion bluehour
Marcio Cabral
Devil's Throat falls
Andrea Biffi
Rome burning
360 Riyadh
The Dead Sea
Erich Kohrs
Venus Waterfall
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Pedra e aventura ginasio de escalada indoor em taubate sao paulo brasil
Jan Koehn
Nuremberg Castle in Winter
Toni Garbasso
Marsala fish market
Tom Sadowski
Great Falls Balloon Festival 2010 in Lewiston and Auburn Maine, USA
Evgeny Efimov
Boracay waterfront, Philippines
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
CFC-SOLD NATCON in ISC Abu Dhabi
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Along Jabr Bin Mohd Street
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Opening
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Dubai International Airport 6
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Dinner Time 2
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
San Pedro Camuning Mexico Pampanga
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Electra Park
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Al Ahli Hospital
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Mall Of Asia (MOA) along Seaside blvd.
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Philippine Embassy & POLO / OWWA office
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Corniche Beach Shops
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Pool area
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.