Photogallery: The Phillipines – An Archipelago of Diversity
The Phillipines – An Archipelago of Diversity
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One of the most sought after exotic destinations in Southeast Asia is the Philippines. Covering over 7,000 islands, this island nation combines paradise beaches lined with coconut groves, lush green forests, vast rice fields, majestic waterfalls, symmetrical hills, the world's smallest primates and incredible underwater life. However, you will also find overcrowded cities, dirty streets or dangerous nooks that should be avoided. These contrasts make this archipelago a unique place worth visiting.
Edited by: Infoglobe
Photos: Jana Hejlová & Andrea Meluzínová
The Philippines capital is situated in the 190 kilometers long Manila Bay, perhaps you know also the nickname of the city – the Pearl of Orient.
Philippines is an island state and is one of the most popular exotic destinations in Southeast Asia. However, few archipelago is as colorful as the Philippines. On more than 7000 islands you will find beautiful beaches, rice fields, waterfalls and experience unforgettable diving and snorkeling. However, the reputation of the Catholic Philippines is strongly damaged by organized Muslim groups that kidnap tourists and demand ransom for them.
Turquoise blue lagoons, freshwater lakes, crystal clear sea and rich underwater life full of colorful fish, but also shipwrecks from World War II. All this and much more awaits you on Corona, an island north of Palawan.
Boracay is often mentioned as the most beautiful island in the Philippines. It is only 7 kilometers long and a wide kilometer, so you can easily walk on foot. Living on this island is a dream of every Filipino, because unlike the other islands, there is wealth, luxury and a very good life thanks to massive tourism.
When they say the Philippines, most are reminiscent of paradise beaches lined with coconut groves. But Bohol Island is a perfect example of how the country offers more than just beaches. Here you will find lush green forests, symmetrical hills, the smallest primates in the world and incredible underwater life.
One night in Bangkok and world’s your oyster. The bars are temples but pearls ain’t free... – a 1980s popular song of Murray Head.
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