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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Sun Cruise's Corregidor Island Tour (Part Two)


      As the tour progressed from the dock (Please see prior post), we were heading to the central area of the Island. After the guide pointed to us the sports area, the water reservoir, cinema, swimming pool, the battery, and so much more, we were led to a more-than-a-kilometer long barracks and we headed to the Spanish Lighthouse just before lunch. 

     After lunch, we headed to the Pacific War Memorial with the Museum  and the Eternal Flame of Freedom, an admirable red orange-painted large steel sculpture which symbolizes the Flame of Freedom burning eternally. Located at the back of the Pacific War Memorial dome, its raised platform provides visitors a breathtaking panoramic view of Manila Bay, the Bataan Peninsula, and the coastline of Cavite. Designed by Aristides Demetrios, the sculpture commemorates the sacrifices, hopes and aspirations, and the heroic struggle by the United States and the Philippines to preserve freedom for future generations. The sculpture stands as a reminder that all men will fight as one if need to be to defend a nation's liberty. Please see a comprehensive and commendable website on Corregidor here.




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The hair-raising "Eternal Flame of Freedom."

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The War Memorial's dome.

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The framed war-survivor US Flag, with lesser stars of course.

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The first family of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon


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