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The Pacific Alliance, the Philippines, Spain, UNESCO and Thammasat University celebrate the historical connections initiated through the Galleon trade on 8 October 2018

El Día del Galeón, or Galleon Day, marks the very first journey of Augustinian Fray Andrés de Urdaneta, who piloted the galleon San Pedro from the Philippines to Acapulco in Mexico, arriving on 8 October 1565. The day celebrates the longest maritime route...
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Oct 08, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018