Manila Zoo

October 13th, 2016 by

MANILA ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDEN On July 25, 1959, the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden opened its doors to the public. It serves as one of the educational centers in the country where the viewing public can observe, discover and learn interesting facts about the beauty of Philippine fauna and flora. Manila Zoo has a […]

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La Mesa Watershed Reservation

October 12th, 2016 by

The La Mesa Watershed Reservation is a protected area that preserves the only major watershed in Metro Manila, Philippines. Also known as the Novaliches Watershed, it contains the last remaining rainforest of its size in Metro Manila surrounding the La Mesa Dam and Reservoir, the primary source of potable drinking water for 12 million residents […]

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Batanes

October 11th, 2016 by

Batanes is an archipelago province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region. It is the northernmost province in the country, and also the smallest, both in population and land area. Its small area limits its land based resources but its vast territorial waters teem with migratory, deep sea fish. History of the Batanes […]

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Baguio City

October 10th, 2016 by

Baguio, on the Philippines’ Luzon island, is a mountain town of universities and resorts. Called the “City of Pines,” it’s particularly popular in summer due to unusually cooler weather. At its center is Burnham Park, with gardens and a lake. Nearby, Baguio Cathedral, completed in 1936, has a rose-hued exterior. The main thoroughfare is Session […]

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El Nido, Palawan

October 9th, 2016 by

El Nido is a Philippine municipality on Palawan island. It’s known for its white-sand beaches, coral reefs and as the gateway to the Bacuit archipelago, a group of islands with steep karst cliffs. Miniloc Island is famed for the clear waters of its Small and Big lagoons. Nearby Shimizu Island has fish-filled waters. The area […]

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Intramuros – the Walled City

October 5th, 2016 by

Intramuros (within the walls) is the oldest district and historic core of Manila, Philippines. It is also called the Walled City, and at the time of the Spanish Colonial Period was synonymous to the city of Manila itself. It was the seat of government when the Philippines was a component realm of the Spanish Empire. […]

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Seven Natural Wonders of the Philippines

October 5th, 2016 by

Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park The Puerto Princesa Subterranean National Park, where the georgious Underground River is located, has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1999. “AMAZING limestone karst landscape with its Underground River” is one of the best descriptions used to describe the Puerto Princesa Underground River. Hundred Islands National Park The Philippines […]

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