Takeover Week: Mactan Shrine (Eugene Villar)

Welcome to day three of Google Sightseeing Reader Takeover Week! Every day this week, one of you has been chosen to have their very own sight posted here on GSS, while Alex and James take a well deserved holiday. Today’s sight is from Eugene Villar! Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition is the world’s first successful circumnavigation around the world. Unfortunately, Magellan himself died during the journey and only one ship and 18 crew members returned to Spain from the original four ships and 270 people. Magellan met his demise in the Philippine Islands, specifically on Mactan Island in Cebu province,…

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