BOHOL PHILIPPINES TOURIST SPOT

          Bohol has many great tourist spots and attractions.  It  is  located in central Visayas region. Our family went to Bohol last Feb. 2011 to  spends a short vacation.  This is the first time to flight in airplane:-). I am so excited but i feel nervous haha, excited to visit in Bohol because I know that the place have a lot of  attraction. And this is the place i wish to visit.

CHOCOLATE HILLS

          The Chocolate Hills is a popular tourist Philippines destination in  Bohol. The hills range from 30 to 150 meters high and are covered in green grass, which turns to brown during dry season, making them look like chocolate mounds.

TARSIER

          Tarsier is very peculiar small animal and have a big eye.. In fact it is one of the smallest known primates, no larger than a adult men’s hand. Mostly active at night, it lives on a diet of insects. Folk traditions sometimes have it that tarsiers eat charcoal, but actually they retrieve the insects from (sometimes burned) wood.

LOBOC RIVER

          The Loboc River is a river on Bohol Island, the Philippines. It is one of the major tourist destinations of Bohol, local and foreigners alike. The winding river plays host to cruises on board of small bancas or floating restaurants. Visitors are treated to a vista of lush tropical vegetation such as nipa palms, coconut trees, banana groves, and bushes.

         Most of the floating restaurant treat their guests with Boholano songs played by in-boat bands during the cruise. The trip winds up the river and ends at theBusayFalls which is only one and a half meter at most. Here, the guests are treated to rondalla music by a local rondalla group housed under a floating cottage.

BUSAY FALLS

          Busay Falls are the destination of the floating restaurant trips starting from Loboc. The falls are 12 meters wide and fall about 4 meters, but after the wonderful trip and certainly advisable on Loboc river fall a bit behind expectation.

me and my hubby

BACLAYON CHURCH

          Baclayon Church is the second oldest church in the Philippines and it is located in the town of Baclayon n Bohol.  Baclayon is a short 6-km trip from Tagbilaran City, the capital of Bohol. From Tagbilaran, you can get a jeepney or bus ride bound for Baclayon. You may also hire a tricycle in Tagbilaran to bring you there.

         The Baclayon Church carries with the Spanish past of the country. Though the very first Spanish missionaries arrived in 1595, the construction of the church began only in 1717. It took 10 years for the Filipino to complete the church under forced labor.

         Baclayon Church is made of coral stone, cut into blocks and piled atop each other. To move the heavy stones from tree to the building site, native workers had to use bamboos. It is said that millions of egg whites were used to cement the coral stone blocks together.

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