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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:45 pm
People claim that the Philippines was found in the 1500s, and many different websites claim that they know who the founder is. It's actually a mystery to me.

The Philippine flag's white triangle holds an eight rayed sun, which represents the dawning of new era of self determination, and three stars in gold. The flag was made in 1897 after the Spanish-American war and the US promise of independence. To complete the symbolism of the flag, the red stripe represents courage and bravery and the blue stripe is for noble ideals. This flag is unique in that in peacetime, the blue stripe is uppermost but during wartime, the red stripe is on top.

A theory states that a few islands of the Philippines are made by volcanoes, and some were stuck to Asia when all the continents were one. There is a volcano, Taal, currently inactive, that's covered by a large and heavy kind of plastic. You can see it in Tagaytay, Philippines. You can also visit it.

If anyone has anything to add, please do so. Hope this helps understand the Philippines a bit more :3

Check out the zoos...
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Visit the beautiful resorts...
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Go on boat rides and see the magnificent canyons and streams...
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See the grassy lands...
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Watch for the giant volcanoes...
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:53 pm
whoa the senery is pretty ^^  


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:58 pm
Iv'e been to that resort in the 2nd pic
To visit my cuzins <3 filipino love  
PostPosted: Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:02 pm
Did You Know?
> The Philippines was ruled by the Spanish from 1565 to 1821, that's over 200 years.
> The Dagohoy Rebellion was the longest in Phlilippine history.
> There are, up to today, 14 presidents. The first being Emilio Aguinaldo, the current is Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
> Philippines is the world's 12th most populated country.  



PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 6:30 pm
Thanks for sharing, Nessa and Thea smile  
PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:34 pm
Do u no who loves the philippines?



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:18 pm
Do u no who loves the philippines?


Hahaha who doesn't?  

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