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NEWSPIX: Butuanons embarked Magelllan’s historic voyage from Homonhon to Butuan

Butuanons embarked Magelllan’s historic voyage from Homonhon to Butuan March 21-23. The three-day event was organized by Butuan-Calagan Historical and Cultural Foundation, Incorporated and supported by the Butuan City Government. The group was composed of historians, scholars, enthusiasts and¬†archaeologists and a mariner invited from Manila.

Aboard an “oversized” fiberglass pump boat, the exploration team sailed from Homonhon Island end winded up in Butuan’s acknowledged archaeological ¬†sites like Pinamangkulan.

Photo shows the team of experts in front of the historic monument honoring Magellan’s arrival in what is now the town of Magallanes, then a tiny village of Butuan. The team also visited Limasawa Island and other places of historical consequences. By Ramon Jorge Sarabosing

 

 

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