MANILA HOSTS INTERNATIONAL GALLEON CONFERENCE

The Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade, an important economic infrastructure of Spanish colonial rule, was a flourishing trade that plied the Pacific Ocean, shuttling back and forth from Manila and Acapulco, Mexico from 1565 to 1815, carrying goods such as spices, porcelain, textile, furniture, gold ornaments, fixtures, etc is made famous by one single coin, the Spanish … Read more