Malapascua Island

Truly Amazing World Heritage In Philippines, Must Visit Once In Life

As we know that, We all have tensions and frustrations in life. Some frustrations are very common to everyone’s life like job frustrations, relation frustrations etc. Today EW Webb Engineering Inc. team are going to visit most beautiful country Philippines.

Tubbataha Reef:  The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a protected area of the Philippines located in the middle of Sulu Sea.

Facts:

  • A two atoll coral reef system located in the Sulu Sea
  • Smaller atoll is 3 miles (5 km long) and 3 km wide
  • Larger atoll is 10 miles (16 km) long and 3 miles (5 km) wide
  • Name combined from two words which mean “long reef exposed at low tide”

Tubbataha Reef

Tubbataha Reef

Chocolate Hills : The Chocolate Hills are an unusual geological formation found in Bohol, in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. The Chocolate Hills is indeed one of the Philippines’ most amazing destinations.

Facts:

  • Depending on the season, the Chocolate Hills change in color, varying from green to chocolate brown.
  • The Chocolate Hills look like women’s dress, or giant mole hills, or something out of a child’s drawing.
  • Chocolate Hills were declared a National geographical monument in 1988. UNESCO has also declared these hills as a World Heritage Site.

Chocolate Hills

Chocolate Hills

Malapascua Island: Malapascua Island is a Philippine island situated in the Visayan Sea, 6.8 kilometres (4.2 mi) across a shallow strait from the northernmost tip of Cebu Island.

Facts:

  • The name Malapascua means ‘Bad Christmas’ in Cebuano. Legend has it that it was so named because the Spanish first landed here one stormy Christmas Day in the 1500’s. There is some debate about the name because although ‘mal’ definitely means ‘bad,’ ‘pasco’ means Christmas in the local language of Cebuano but ‘pascua’ in Spanish means Easter. So perhaps it was a stormy Easter after all.
  • Malapascua was first ‘discovered’ by present-day foreigners over 30 years ago, when Swiss national, Freddy of Cocobana Resort bought land.
  • Ten years later he opened the island’s very first resort. Today, Malapascua remains a beautiful, sleepy island, as yet unspoiled by tourism, with white sandy beaches, lush green palm trees and surrounded by clear blue waters.
  • There are no cars on the island and most buildings are only one floor high. The locals are friendly and like to say hello and chat. They may even invite you to their homes for dinner, or at least to sit down, join them singing songs and playing guitar, and toast each other with a rum and coke.

Malapascua Island

San Agustin Church, Manila: San Agustin Church is a Roman Catholic church under the auspices of The Order of St. Augustine, located inside the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila. It is an active church, originally designed by Architect Juan Macias.

The San Agustin Church was ordered built by the Augustinian Friars (Order of Saint Augustine). The church is the oldest stone church in the Philippines, built from 1586 to 1606 (the original nipa and bamboo church was built in 1571, destroyed when the pirate Limahong invaded in 1574.

San Agustin Church miraculously survived the bombing. The Manila Cathedral was destroyed during the bombing and had to be rebuilt (it’s currently being renovated because of structural weaknesses, causing countless hearts, mostly of brides, to break due to cancellations in wedding reservations).

San Agustin Church, Manila

San Agustin Church, Manila

 

 

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