Thursday, January 19, 2012

Skywatch#101 Magellan's Memorial

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With white clouds as its background, this memorial  for the Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan,  stands 30 metres high in Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu. The spot is believed to be the area were Magellan was killed by the native datu, Datu Lapu-lapu, in the Battle of Mactan on 1521, Philippines.

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3 comments:

eyesonme2world January 19, 2012 at 4:11 PM  

Next time can visit this if got a chance.. Nice picture of skywatch..

Andrea January 19, 2012 at 4:36 PM  

Hi Marites, i've often been in Cebu and i still haven't seen this structure in Mactan. Next time i will surely try to see it.

Mirage January 22, 2012 at 11:28 AM  

One of the many historical heritage I'd love to visit!

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