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Satellite image of the Pacific War Memorial Dome on Corregidor.

Pacific War Memorial Dome

April 9, 2014

Today, April 9, is a Philippine holiday named Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) also known as the Bataan and Corregidor Day. This day marks the Fall of Bataan in 1942 when American and Filipino troops surrendered to the invading Japanese forces during World War II. Inside the... (read more)

Satellite image of Kaybiang Tunnel in Maragondon, Cavite

Kaybiang Tunnel

April 7, 2014

Before 2013, if you wanted to go to the beaches and coves of Nasugbu, Lian, and Calatagan in Batangas, the shortest route was through the popular tourist City of Tagaytay. And as anybody who have been to that city knows, Tagaytay on weekends is chocked with traffic. Fortunately, the Kaybiang... (read more)

Satellite image of the Philippine Eagle Center in Baguio District, Davao City

Philippine Eagle Center

March 24, 2014

Appropriately set in the tropical rainforest area of the Malagos watershed reservation in the Baguio District of Davao City, the Philippine Eagle Center (official web page, Facebook page) is the main site dedicated to the conservation of the country’s national bird, the Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) also known as haribon... (read more)

Satellite image of Caleruega in Nasugbu, Batangas


March 19, 2014

One of the crazily popular wedding venues near Metro Manila is Caleruega (Facebook page), specifically the Chapel of the Transfiguration whose facade (shown below) is a favorite among wedding photographers. (It’s also possible that they’re sick and tired of taking a photo this chapel already. Hehehe.) The picturesque... (read more)

Satellite image of the Filipino Community Center in Seattle, Washington

Filipino Community Center in Seattle, WA

March 13, 2014

It’s been almost two years since I’ve last featured an overseas Filipino-related sight here in Vista Pinas, so I’m now featuring the Filipino Community Center (website) in Seattle, Washington in the United States. This is actually the second sight found in Seattle (the first one is the Dr. José Rizal... (read more)

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Vista Pinas features Philippine-related sights and locations as seen from satellite and aerial imagery provided by Google Maps, Microsoft’s Bing Maps, and Nokia’s Here service. Explore the Philippines from a different point of view!

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