"Tierra Adorada, Hija Del Sol De Oriente..." Top 5 Page for this destination Philippines by syllybabe
Philippines Travel Guide: 24,402 reviews and 82,348 photos
My country, The Philippines, has 7,107 beautiful islands, every one of which is worth exploring. I've traveled to far away places but always came back to this place about 84.5 million Filipinos (2002) call home.
Journey with me as I take you to places that I've been to and will continue to travel to.
In the 90's the Department of Tourism had a really good ad campaign which I think now, more than ever, is fitting.
"Huwag Maging Dayuhan Sa Sariling Bayan" (Don't Be A Stranger In Your Homeland)
Please see my Manila page for info on the city and the islands.
I will never forget my spanish professor in college whose greatest joy was watching us squirm if we came to class late because she would ask us to sing the Philippine National Anthem in spanish in front of the whole class. I did it once and was never again late.
Tierra adorada, hija del sol de Oriente
su fuego ardiente en ti latiendo esta
Tierra de amores, del heroismo cuna,
los invasores no te hollaran jamas
En tus azul cielo, en tus auras,
en tus montes y en tu mar, esplende y late el poema
de tu amada libertad.
Tu pabellion que en las lides
la victoria ilumino, no veranunca apagados
sus estrellas ni su sol.
Tierra de dichas, de sol y amores,
en tu regazo dulce es vivir;
es una gloria para tus hijos
cuando te ofenden, por ti morir.
- In a nutshell:7,107 islands you can explore
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