Columbus of the Pacific 

Part 1: The Explorer-Friar

 In 1565, 73 years after Columbus navigated across the Atlantic, Friar AndrĂ©s de Urdaneta (1498-1568) discovered the vital route from Manila in the "Old World" to Acapulco in the "New World" that would link the Philippines with the Viceroyalty of New Spain…

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