Cebu also served as a pivotal setting for the Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation of the world


•Three-year voyage plagued by starvation, scurvy and mutiny that discovered the last great ocean, opened new trade routes and revealed the true scale and shape of the planet

•Magellan mistakenly got involved in an internal conflict and was ultimately killed by Lapu-Lapu and his men

•It has been argued that he survived the trip, he would have returned the same way he came which would have major repercussions impossible to quantify now

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