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Art for everyone

by Kaye O’Yek Images by Pinggot Zulueta On April 2, Sunday, Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati City was transformed from 10 a.m. to 10…

HISTORICAL LANDMARK From left: Detail of the Murillo-Velarde Map, 1744 edition showing San Francisco Javier holding up a cross retrieved by a crab; and Preening mermaids and a sea monster and spouting whale attacking a galleon whose crew has already begun throwing cargo overboard. Detail of Indiae Orientalis … by Abraham Ortelius (Amsterdam, 1570).

Mapping Philippine Seas (Part IV)

by Dr. Jaime C. Laya A Chart of the China Sea and Philippine Islands… by Robert Carr (1734) shows the shoals, reefs, and islands on…

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Unlimited soul

by Hannah Jo Uy Photos by Pinggot Zulueta “In letting yourself explore,” says Sacha Cotture, “you can reach unexpected places.” In the old adage “trial…

A map of Manila Bay showing Dutch ships blockading Spanish vessels (Frankfurt, 1602)

Mapping Philippine Seas (Part III)

By Dr. Jaime C. Laya There were dangers apart from tricky currents and reefs. In 1743, Admiral George Anson (called “pirate” by Spaniards and “privateer”…