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The Philippine Islands By Ramon Reyes Lala
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(From the Book's Introduction) The author, Mr. Ramon Reyes Lala, is a Filipino and was born in Manila. His collegiate education was completed in England and Switzerland. A long sojourn in Europe has... More > instructed him in European thought, tendencies, and methods. He has lived in the United States for many years, and has become, by naturalization, a citizen of this country. He collected the historical material for this work largely from the Spanish archives in Manila before the last rising of the people of Luzon in rebellion against Spain. His mastery of the English language is that of the thorough scholar. His qualifications for his work are those of the student, trained by many studies. He possesses by nativity the gift, incommunicable to any alien, of giving a true color and duly proportioned form to his delineations of his own people. These endowments have enabled him to produce a work of striking and permanent value.< Less
Adventures In the Philippine Islands: Illustrated By Paul P. de La Gironière
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Adventures in the Philippine Islands. Translated from the French of Paul P. de La Gironière. On hearing a recital of some adventures which had occurred to me during my long voyages, many of... More > my friends have frequently begged of me to publish a narrative of them, which might perhaps be interesting. M. Alexandre Dumas was publishing, under the title of “The Thousand-and-One Phantoms,” a romance, one of the principal personages of which, in a voyage to the Philippine Islands, must have known me when I was residing at Jala-Jala, in the colony that I founded there. It must be evident that the lively romancist has ranked me in the category of his Thousand-and-One Phantoms; but, to prove to the public that I am really in existence, I have resolved to take up the pen, under an impression, that facts of the most scrupulous veracity, and which can be attested by some hundreds of persons, might possess some interest, and be read without ennui, by those especially who are desirous of learning the customs.< Less
Pearl Of The Orient Seas: The Philippine Islands By Junfil Olarte
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A travel guide, this book highlights the nation’s colorful and alluring isles, its top tourist destinations, places of interest, natural wonders, attractions, momentous events and festivals,... More > providing comprehensive guide to foreign and local travelers. A specific chapter in this book also tells about the traditional traits and characters of Filipino Women, its culture and beliefs. Pearl of the Orient Seas: The Philippine Islands offers a closer look for foreign expats wishing to explore or live in the Philippines.< Less
Pearl Of The Orient Seas: The Philippine Islands By Junfil Olarte
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A travel guide, this book highlights the nation’s colorful and alluring isles, its top tourist destinations, places of interest, natural wonders, attractions, momentous events and festivals,... More > providing comprehensive guide to foreign and local travelers. A specific chapter in this book also tells about the traditional traits and characters of Filipino Women, its culture and beliefs. Pearl of the Orient Seas: The Philippine Islands offers a closer look for foreign expats wishing to explore or live in the Philippines.< Less
The Philippines Express By Kipa Cathey
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An excerpt short story of 'Hitching Oz', 'The Philippines Express' is a travelogue of a fast and furious adventure of two college friends in their adventure travels on the island of Luzon in the... More > Philippine Islands.< Less
Images Loyola / Landscape : Philippines By Edwin Loyola
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Landscape : Philippines Images by Edwin S. Loyola
Amazing South East Asia: Philippines By V. T.
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Ever wanted to tour the exotic Philippines? The nature, islands, sea, beaches and other places of interest that you have to experience yourself? Philippines is one of the friendliest and affordable... More > country you can ever travel to. Despite the cheap accommodation, you'll still be able to get first class hotels, food and transportation around the country. If you decide to tour Philippines, you can get this ebook alone. Inside contains tons of information that you'll need, from cheap hotels, cultures, places of interest, island hopping, and lots more. Basically, you'll be able to get all information inside this ebook. Give yourself a break. Book your air ticket to Philippines right now!< Less
Why and How You Should Retire to The Philippines! Living the Life of a “King & Queen” in an Island Paradise By Athena Granados
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Thinking of making the big move overseas? Then how about the beautiful Philippines? Tropical Paradise! Making the move overseas is a massive step for anyone to undertake and needs to be thoroughly... More > planned. This guide is invaluable. Buy today and kick start the life you never thought possible!< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 35. Philippines Travel Guide (Covers the Redlight Districts) By Tony Kelbrat
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The Philippines is a Christian, English speaking country with a population of 90 million. The Philippines is made up of 7107 islands which are subdivided down into 73 provinces along with the... More > official capital Quezon City and the unofficial capital Manilla which has a population of 8 million people. The native tongue is Tagalog but since it was occupied by the United States until 1946, business is conducted in English and most people speak some English. Before then, the Spanish were there so there are remnants of that culture, particularly the Catholic churches. Because there are very few laws, there's noise pollution, smog, men piss in the streets anywhere, stray dogs run around, there's trash everywhere, people make open fires to burn the trash, people drive crazy and sometimes the power goes off sporadically for no reason at all. It is a little backward as far as having a good infrastructure goes. Mindanao is a dangerous place rife with civil war.< Less
Post Offices of the Phiippine and Ryukyu Islands under U.S. Administration By Richard Small
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The Post Offices of the Philippines (1898 - 1946) and the Ryukyu (1944 - 1972) Islands under United States Administration. 1900 and 1917 roster of Philippine Postmasters and a map.