By Colin Thubron
To commute the Silk street, the best land direction on the earth, is to track the passage not just of alternate and armies but additionally of principles, religions, and innovations. Making his manner through neighborhood bus, truck, motor vehicle, donkey cart, and camel, Colin Thubron coated a few seven thousand miles in 8 months—out of the guts of China into the mountains of vital Asia, throughout northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran into Kurdish Turkey—and explored an old global in smooth ferment.
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No. 615; taken from Puerto Princesa. A. No. 5821; taken from Puerto Princesa and Taytay. A. No. 1020. 11 Part of Dumaran in 1918, 1939, and 1948, but includes Dumaran in 1903 and 1960. 12 Created municipality June 17, 1950, under Executive Order No. 560; barrio of Coron in 1948. A. No. 3418; taken from Araceli, Roxas, and Taytay; part of Araceli in 1903 and 1960. A. No. 1596. A. No. 3426; taken from Cuyo. 17 Includes undistributed non-Christian population of 6844 and 151 persons not credited to any municipality.
20 Settlement in 1918; includes non-Christian population of 187. 2 Population Growth in Palawan, 1981–1988 A. Year of Arrival 1981 3,014 1982 2,960 1983 3,345 1984 4,241 1985 4,132 1986 4,709 1987 4,118 1988 Total B. Place of Migrant Origin Negros Occidental 3,209 29,729 Percentage of 1981–1988 Total 15 National Capital Region 12 Masbate 11 Panay C. Number of Migrants 9 Samar 6 Cebu 4 Tawi-tawi 4 Cagayan 3 Albay 3 Others 33 Place of Migrant Destination Percentage of 1981–1988 Total Puerto Princesa 22 Taytay 15 Brooke’s Point 12 Narra 11 San Vicente 8 Quezon 7 Bataraz 6 Aborlan 5 El Nido 5 Balabac 3 Araceli 3 Others 3 Sources: NSO 1988; Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) 1991.
5821; taken from Puerto Princesa and Taytay. A. No. 1020. 11 Part of Dumaran in 1918, 1939, and 1948, but includes Dumaran in 1903 and 1960. 12 Created municipality June 17, 1950, under Executive Order No. 560; barrio of Coron in 1948. A. No. 3418; taken from Araceli, Roxas, and Taytay; part of Araceli in 1903 and 1960. A. No. 1596. A. No. 3426; taken from Cuyo. 17 Includes undistributed non-Christian population of 6844 and 151 persons not credited to any municipality. 18 Settlement in 1918; includes non-Christian population of 277.