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TOP TEN REASONS TO VISIT THE PHILIPPINES

31 Jul Posted by in Opinion | Comments
filippin_filippinskij-flag_philippino-flag-respublikiThere are hundreds of good reasons to visit the Philippines.  This oft ravaged part of the world has bred a happy resilient people that have turned adversity into a virtue.  They stay and flourish in this climate and if you visit you will see the amazing places, people and things the Philippines has to offer.
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1- AMAZING CORAL REEFS

Out of 500 Coral Reefs in the world, more than 400 are in the Philippines. Reefs in the Philippines hold at least 5 species of sea turtles, 1,600 species of fish and about 1,700 species of mollusks and sponges.

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2 – STUNNING BEACHES

So many to choose from: pink sand to pebble beach.
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3 -TROPICAL CLIMATE

Perfect weather for going to beaches. Recommended months to come.
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4 – EXTRAORDINARY CREATURES

The world’s smallest primates, tarsiers, are found in the Philippines. There are also monkey-eating eagles, flying dragons and bearded pigs. Yup! You read it right.
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5 – FUN-FILLED FIESTAS

The Philippines has one every day of the year and everyone’s invited!
 
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6 – BREATHTAKING CAVES

There’s one with a subterranean river that has a length of 15,000 meters or 5 miles. There’s also one with an unusual cathedral used as a chapel by the locals.
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7 – MAGNIFICENT LANDFORMS

There’s a partially submerged volcano with a lake-filled caldera and hills that are made of limestones!
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8 – 7,107 ISLANDS

Yes, that many! There’s even an underwater island!
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9 – DELECTABLE CUISINE

From root crop-made ice cream to boiled developing bird embryo, the Philippines has a variety of food you’d want to try.
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10 -JOLLY PEOPLE

Filipinos are known for being very hospitable. They’re just happy people by nature. They find ways to be positive even in unfortunate circumstances.
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This list was created by www.TheTopTen.ca’s own Shaun Kristine .

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