The Bataan Peninsula

Bataan Peninsula Location Bay Water Beach Corregidor Island History Manila Bay South China Sea West Philippine Ocean Swimming Resort Hotel Distance Scuba Diving Typhoon Site Tour Guide Description The Bataan Peninsula overlooks Corregidor Island and was the site of a heroic battle between combined American and Filipino Forces and the Japanese. The allied forces made a final stand to stop the Japanese aggression and delay the conquest of the Philippines. After the “Fall Of Bataan,” a series of infamous Death Marches began in Mariveles and ended in Capas, Tarlac. Many American and Filipino soldiers died along the way. The entire historic march can be traced by following markers. At San Fernando, American soldiers were crammed into boxcars and transported to the infamous Camp O’Donnell. On April 7, 2000, former death march survivors and representatives of the Philippine government dedicated the “Battling Bastards Of Bataan” memorial at the Camp O’Donnell site. Paid for by members of the Battling Bastards Of Bataan Continue reading

The Peninsula Manila

Peninsula Manila Resort MakatiFor more than 30 years, The Peninsula Manila has been at the forefront of Manila’s 5-star luxury accommodations. One of Manila’s best addresses, The Peninsula Manila is located in the heart of the expanding business and commercial district of Makati and is frequented by business travelers from around the world. Each room and suite is designed with the comfort and convenience of guests in mind. The high speed internet access in all rooms is a welcome treat, especially for business travelers. The hotel’s many fine dining outlets are some of the best restaurants in the country and are frequented by Manila’s elite. Continue reading