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Philippines

The second country in Asia that I have been through is Philippines. I stayed there for 1 week. The average flight cost is $488. I took Emirates Airline. Nonstop. I left Dubai at 3:45am and land at Philippines at 4:35pm. The flight was approx. 9hrs. I stayed at Midas Hotel Philippines. Midas Hotel Philippines has a full-service spa, a health club, and an outdoor pool. Wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas (surcharges apply). Business amenities at this 4.5-star property include a business center and small meeting rooms. The hotel offers 3 restaurants along with a coffee shop/café and a bar/lounge. The staff can arrange wedding services, event catering, and currency exchange. Additional amenities include a fitness facility, a steam room, and a sauna. Onsite parking is complimentary. I really enjoyed my stay and the staff couldn't do enough to be of service. There was so much choice of tasty food at the breakfast buffet and the location is just right. If you want to go to Philippines, this will be the hotel to stay. Cost is $107 per night.

Tagaytay

Tagaytay

First day sightseeing is I went to a tour of Panoramic Tagaytay. Visit the breath-taking Tagaytay. Enjoy its natural attraction, cool mountain climate and an opportunity to see the smallest volcano in the world, Taal Volcano. On the way to Tagaytay, you will stop by the San Jose Church in Las Pinas to see the world famous Bamboo Organ built by Spanish priest Father Diego Cera in the 19th century. Made from about 800 bamboo pipes, the organ is said to produce a sound unlike any other. You will also have a chance to visit a local jeepney assembly plant for an inside look on how this popular mode of transportation unique to the Philippines is built.

chocolates hill, Bohol

chocolates hill, Bohol

Second day sightseeing is Bohol countryside tour. Visit historic landmarks, the famous Chocolate Hills. The chocolate hills consist of are no less than 1268 hills (some claim this to be the exact number). They are very uniform in shape and mostly between 30 and 50 meters high. They are covered with grass, which, at the end of the dry season, turns chocolate brown. From this color, the hills derive their name, and even get to see a Philippine Tarsier smallest monkey in the world. This tour brings you to the historic Blood Compact Shrine, a historical landmark commemorating the 1st Treaty of Friendship between the east and the west. Next, visit the centuries-old Baclayon Church built in 1595.

pagsanjan falls

pagsanjan falls

Last day sightseeing is I went to Majestic Pagsanjan Falls. "Shoot the Rapids" in dugout canoes and experience nature's wonder. Have an adventure at Pagsanjan Falls. Enjoy its natural attractions and go on a boat ride at the foot of the large falls. Be prepared to board a native banca (canoe) skillfully driven by two boatmen and maneuvered upstream through rocks and boulders amidst steep gorges and lush tropical vegetation. Your destination - the Majestic Pagsanjan Falls. Take a swim or board a bamboo raft through the falls into a cave behind the veil of water. This is an exhilarating, spine-tingling, adrenaline-pumping, two hour boat ride from the Bumbungan River to Pagsanjan Falls whose booming water cascades down from a cliff to the river 300 feet below.

Posted by alexhalili 20:18

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Hi there !

You went to some nice places, but I'd still suggest you to visit visit some other nice spots in here. You should definitely walk through the magnificient Banaue Rice Terraces, snorkel in the crystal clear water of Bohol or even conquer the summit of Mt. Pulag and watch both sunset & sunrise above the clouds ! You can have a look there : http://blog.rdv-voyage.com Hope you'll enjoy !

Cheers,
Alex

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