This postcard comes from a teacher in the Philippines named Rodrigo V. Jr. he writes: Hello! Greetings from the Philippines! The Philippines is an archipelago consisting of 7,107 islands. The biggest island groups are Luzon; Mindanao; and Visayar. Minila is our capital. Philippines was named after King Philip of Spain when Ferdinand Magellan (1518-1521), a Portuguese navigator, who worked for Spain, discovered the Philippines on March 25,1521. Sincerely, Rodrigo V. Jr
The second postcard reads: Hello! Greetings! This is our Bahaue Rice Terraces, a UHESCO site. It was built more then 2,000 years ago with the use of bare hands and crude tools. If placed both ends, it is 10 times longer than the Great Wall of China and it can span half the globe. Sincerely, Rodrigo V. Jr
Postcard facts read: Rice Terraces - The mountain tribes have grown food for themselves by cutting the mountain into terraces over hundreds of years.