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|Mactan Island: Magellan tried to convert the natives to christians. Chief Lapu Lapu was opposed to that so a fight ensued (The Battle of Mactan). Magellan lost the battle and his life. Juan Sebastián Elcano took over as Commander and sailed back to Spain with only one ship.||06/03/2009||369|
|This island was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano on March 18, 1522. Elcano did not name the island, however.|
Having found the island unnamed, the Dutch captain Anthonie van Diemen named it Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch for New Amsterdam) after his ship in 1633.
French Captain François Péron, was marooned three years on this island. Péron had been o...
|San Sebastian airport (EAS) is 19 km (12 miles) away for connections through Madrid or Barcelona.||12/16/2005||261|
|In 1830 there were 40,000 inhabitants. Now there are less than 700. Only got electricity and telephone since 1995.|
Look to the west and note the tiny landing stip. To stop an aircraft it goes up a 45º hill and it needs to go down it to pick up enough speed to take off
San Sebastian del Oeste was one the main mining centres in the New Spain during the Colonial period. By 17...
|New home of Sebastian Vettel, Formula 1 World Champion 2010. The former farmstead is situated in the community of Kemmental, Switzerland.||12/09/2010||1,708|
|This church is the only remaining building left from the village of San Juan Parangaricutiro, located in the state of Michoacán in Mexico. What happened? Not far from there In 1943 the Volcán de Parícutin started to rise out of a farmer's cornfield. In the following irruption, it buried 2 villages under lava and ashes, including San Juan Parangaricutiro.|
|San Juan National Historic Site in San Juan, Puerto Rico includes colonial-era forts, bastions, powder houses, and three fourths of the old city wall.||08/08/2007||568|
|Two overlay maps (Boston Harbor, including Dorchester Heights and Castle Island; and Charlestown Neck, displaying the Battle of Bunker Hill) as well as placemarks denoting important sites in Revolutionary Boston and environs.||08/24/2005||798|
|Final Approach San Juan Airport||09/08/2011||767|
|The Boston Garden was an arena in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Designed by boxing promoter Tex Rickard, who also built the third iteration of New York's Madison Square Garden, it opened on November 17, 1928 as "Boston Madison Square Garden" (later shortened to just "Boston Garden") and outlived its original namesake by some 30 years. |
Located on top of North St...
|Fortín de San Gerónimo del Boquerón (Fort Saint Jerome of the Large Entrance) is a small fort located in the entrance to what is known today as Condado, Puerto Rico lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was built during the 17th century to replace a smaller battery (called El Boquerón) that stood at the easternmost end of the San Juan islet. The original Boquerón battery defended San Juan from at...||01/30/2007||385|
|A tour of the golf courses on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Click on an individual corse to find out where it is and a WebSite too.|
For information about other courses in the Boston area, visit boston.golfnation.org