Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Magellan's Cross



Magellan's Cross, originally uploaded by Em Dy.

Sharing with you a part of my world.

This is Magellan's cross, planted in Cebu by Ferdinand Magellan on his arrival in 1521. This signifies the entry of Catholicism in the country as the Spaniards are credited for making the Philippines a predominantly Catholic country. The mural depicts the events of that time.

Taken November 2008 in Cebu, Philippines

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This week's ABC Wednesday theme: Things which Begin with the Letter C
This week's Unique's Photo Challenge: Postcards

8 comments:

Grace and Bradley said...

Very nicely photographed, very good composition. Thank you for an informative history too.

Jay - agent112778 said...

pupunta din kami jan...yehey

great pix too

my entry is here

Great day Wednesday folks :)
Thanx for the Visit :)

Lene said...

This is really beautiful - lots og fantastic detials :)

Pernill@ said...

Absolutely lovely pictures.
Nice interpitation of the letter C.
The colours are so beautiful
Greetings from Sweden.

Neva said...

A very beautiful cross.....did not know that about Catholicism...

Jay said...

Excellent photo, and intriguing subject - that's quite some mural!

Oh behalf of the team, thank you for taking part in ABC Wednesday!

Carol said...

Beautiful photo...love the perspective...

Lawstude said...

i have seen that cross and the church too. it really appears bigger in photos.

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