3 Other to explore in Philippines
The Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles off the coast of Vietnam.
The Bakhawan Eco-Park is a 220 hectares mangrove forest located in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines. The mangrove reforestation project started in 1990 when the local government and several non-government organizations transformed the muddy shoreline of Barangay New Buswang into a mangrove reforestation site to prevent flood and storm surges in the community. The park is dubbed as the Philippines' most successful mangrove reforestation project. The word "bakhawan", in the local dialect, means "mangrov
Liguasan Marsh is in south-central Mindanao and is the largest swamp and marsh area on the island. It is a vast complex of river channels, small freshwater lakes and ponds, extensive freshwater marshes, and arable land subject to seasonal flooding in the basin of the Mindanao River. Most of the area is underwater during periods of heavy rainfall, but some 140,000 ha dry out during dry periods and are cultivated.
One of the most popular attractions outside of Metro Manila entices with one of the most unforgettable vistas-- the Taal Lake and Volcano Island. was once the caldera of an old volcano which rose some 5000 to 6000 meters high. As a result of a powerful eruption many years ago, a new volcano Taal rose from the centre of the lake.