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Last trip in Abroad ( 1896 )
Introduction No longer an exile, Rizal had a pleasant trip from Dapitan to Manila, withdelightful stopovers in Dumaguete, Cebu, Iloilo, Capiz, and Romblon. He missedthe regular steamer Isla de Luzon, which sailed to Spain the day before he arrived inManila Bay. While waiting for the next ship for Spain, he was kept as a “guest” onboard the Spanish cruiser Castilla. Meanwhile, on August 26, 1896, Andres Bonifacio and the Katipunan raised the cry of revolution in the hills of Baliontawak , a fewmiles north of Manila. Rizal, worried about the raging hostilities, left for Spain on thesteamer Isla de Panay on September 3, 1896. It was his last trip abroad. Contents
From Dapitan to Manila
Rizal Misses Ship Going to Spain
Outbreak of the Philippine Revolution
Departure for Spain
Rizal in Singapore
August 6. After a brief stopover. 1896. with Rizal and party on board. Rizal arrived in Manila Bay early in the morning of Thursday. In Dumaguete. . Rizal was not be able to catch the mail ship Isla de Luzon for Spain. it anchored at Dumaguete. Rizal visited a friend and former classmate. the Espanya. Rizal's ship sailed to Capiz. The following morning the Espanya reached Cebu.Victim of Spanish Duplicity Rizal Arrested Before Reaching Barcelona Arrival in Barcelona as a Prisoner Summary On July 31. Rizal was transferred to the spanish cruiser Castilla. Rizal left Cebu going to Iloilo. Rizal stayed at the cruiser for about a month. it proceeded towards Manila via Romblon. Of the Molo church. In Iloilo Rizal went shopping in the city. who was the judge of the province. Herrero Regidor. by order of Governor General Ramon Blanco. On the same day. In the morning of August 3. On August 1. unfortunately. from August 6 to September 2. and visited Molo. August 6. 1896. 1896. From Iloilo. which he considered as “beautiful”. sailed northward.
he got his greatest mistake in his life and that mistake is to trust a friend who was secretly conspiring him. the day before his departure. the violent revolution which he sincerely believed to b premature and would only cause much suffering. September 2. with cover latter which absolved him from all blame for the raging revolution. Blanco two letters of introduction for the ministers of War and Colonies. his jailor was no longer the ship captain but the Military Commander of Barcelona. urging Rizal to stay in Singapore to save his life. He traveled from Dapitan to Manila. He also ignored their appeal because he had given his word of honor to Governor General Blanco and he did not like to break it. the same time left Rizal for Spain on the steamer Isla de Panay. 2. On September 28. On October 3. Rizal was officially notified by Captain Alemany that he should stay in his cabin until further orders from Manila. Gen. By refusing to break his word of honor in Singapore. revolutionist led by Bonifacio and Jacinto attacked San Juan. headed by Don Manuel Camus. On September 30. For without his knowledge. to Spain. . Isla de Panay arrived in Barcelona. About 2:00 in the afternoon. Rizal sealed his own doom.on August 19. at 8:00 pm the ship left Barcelona. to Singapore and to Barcelona. it would arouse Spanish vengeance against all Filipino patriots. On October 6. with Rizal on board left Singapore at 1:00 pm. 1896. On August 30. boarded the steamer. a telegram arrived from Manila reporting the execution of Francisco Roxas. who happened to be General Eulogio Despujol. at 6:00 pmhe was transferred to the steamer Isla de Panay which was sailing for Barcelona and on September 3. with Rizal a prisoner on board. On August 26. Rizal received from Gov. But Rizal also enjoyed his life. His last trips was complicated. Conclusion Rizal last trip abroad was on September 3. On September 8. he saw the steamer Isla de Luzon. Rizal spent the whole morning in a cell. he was taken out of prison by the guards and brought to the headquarters of General Despujol. Rizal learned about the eruption of the revolution and was worried for two reasons: 1. 1896. September 27. On September 25. the Isla de Panay. crammed with Spanish troops. At 3:00 am of October 6. Genato and Osorio. leaving the Suez Canal. Governor General Ramon Blancowas secretly conspiring with the Ministers of War and Colonies. with Rizal on board. the “cry of balintawak” was raised by Bonifacio and his valiant Katipuneros and on August 30. he wrote to his mother. the Katipunan plot to overthrow Spanish rule by means of revolution was discovered by Fray Mariano Gil. the steamer left Mania Bay. Rizal was awakened by the guards and escorted to the grim and infamous prison fortress named Monjuich. The Brusque General told Rizal that he would be shipped back to Manila on board the transport ship Colon. The Isla de Panay arrived in Singapore in the evening of September 7. Several Filipino residents of Singapore. the steamer left port said (Mediterranean terminus of the Suez Canal).