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Filipino Traveler: Captivating Cappadocia
Aug26

Filipino Traveler: Captivating Cappadocia

By Al P. Manlangit   Right smack in the middle of the Anatolian Plain 750 kilometers from Istanbul lies this seemingly magical land called Cappadocia that has unique geological features  with an equally-important part in Turkey’s history. Here lies a sedimentary valley formed by ancient volcanoes 10 million years ago which gave rise to strange rock formations sculpted by wind and water. Early settlers used this soft...

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Visiting the Battlefield of Waterloo
Dec01

Visiting the Battlefield of Waterloo

  Visiting the Battlefield of Waterloo By Al P. Manlangit   As I stood at the top of the hill and surveyed the beautiful, undulating, verdant landscape, it was hard to visualize that 201 years ago, one of the greatest battles in the annals of history was fought right there. On June 18, 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte’s French Army was routed by the combined Anglo-Prussian forceled  by the Duke of Wellington which led to the...

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