The Legend of Sampalok Lake – Ang Alamat ng Lawa ng Sampalok

February 20th, 2018 by

In the province of Laguna in the Philippines, there is a lake called Sampalok (tamarind) Lake. It is said that this lake does not exist during the early times. This is how the lake emerged: In the time that Magellan has just discovered the Philippines, a wealthy couple from San Pablo, Laguna owns many land, […]

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The Legend of Rice – Ang alamat ng palay

February 20th, 2018 by

When the world was still new, the rice plant has no value. It was just a mere grass. It has no grain or fruit. It doesn’t do anything but to kiss the wind all day long. One day, it happened that the Chinese goddess Kuan-yin went down to visit the Earth. In her excursion, she […]

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Mount Hamiguitan

November 26th, 2016 by

Mt. Hamiguitan is located at the Pujada Peninsula within the Eastern Mindanao Biodiversity Corridor in Davao Oriental. Its peaks vary from 75 to 1,637 meters above sea level. The mountain range has an area of more than 16,000 hectares, of which 6,834 hectares was declared as a protected area in 2004 by virtue of Republic […]

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Puerto Princesa Underground River

November 26th, 2016 by

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The river is also called Puerto Princesa Underground River. The national park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the western coast of the […]

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Hinatuan Enchanted River

November 21st, 2016 by

The Hinatuan Enchanted River is a deep spring river on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. It flows into the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean at Barangay Talisay, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. It is found between the boundaries of Barangays of Talisay and Cambatong. It earned the moniker “enchanted river” from the diplomat […]

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Loboc River

November 20th, 2016 by

The Loboc River is now one of the major destinations of tourists, local and foreigners alike. Located in the Municipality of Loboc, a mere 24 kilometers away from Tagbilaran City, the winding river plays host to cruisers on board small bancas or floating restaurants. Visitors are treated to a vista of lush tropical vegetation such […]

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Agusan Marsh

October 18th, 2016 by

Agusan Marsh is one of the most ecologically significant wetlands in the Philippines. Found in the heart of Mindanao’s Agusan Basin, this vast expanse of marsh covers an area roughly the size of Metro Manila. It contains nearly 15% of the nation’s fresh water resources in the form of swamp forests. During the rainy season, […]

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Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park

October 16th, 2016 by

Since divers discovered Tubbataha in the late 1970s, it has become recognised as one of the most remarkable coral reefs on our planet. The CNN travel website, cnngo.com, ranks it among the top eight dive sites in the world.Because of its isolated location, Tubbataha can only be visited on a liveaboard boat. Divers can experience […]

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Hundred Islands National Park

October 16th, 2016 by

The Hundred Islands National Park is a national park in the Philippines. The protected area is located in the city of Alaminos, in the province of Pangasinan in northern Philippines. The islands, totaling 124 at low tide and 123 at high tide, are scattered in Lingayen Gulf covering an area of 16.76 square kilometres (6.47 […]

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Matabungkay

October 14th, 2016 by

Matabungkay is a barangay of the municipality of Lian, Batangas, the Philippines. It is known for its white sand beach which is reasonably accessible from Manila (about 120 kilometres (75 mi)). It was originally ‘discovered’ to be a great weekend or daytrip destination in the early 1950s, allegedly by sun starved German residents of Manila. […]

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