Camarines Norte !! What is fabulous about the Philippines?

Camarines Norte in Filipino means Hilagang Kamarines is located in the northern province of Bicol region. Bikol is the primary dialect being use in this region, together with Tagalog and English as second or third languages.

 

This province have clear fresh rivers, creeks, hills, mountain, waterfalls and a coast line with fine white sand beaches. The pineapple and coconut industry of Camarines Norte provides a good proportion of the countries pineapples and coconuts. The Queen variety of pineapple is quite unique to Camarines Norte. Explore the tourist destination Camarines Norte: Natural attractions:
Apuao Grande island and Kanapnap Falls.

Beaches of Lanot, Pag-asa and Bagabas, whose white sand beach is regarded as one of the best in the nation.

Historical landmarks:
The first monument of Dr. Jose Rizal to be erected in the country, located in the town of Daet, and the Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, Sr. Historical Shrine at Vinzons.

Churches:
The Vinzons Catholic Church and the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Recreational sites : Tulay na Lupa (Land bridge) Reservoir in Labo, a recreational resort with a very natural and fresh water swimming pool.

 

Wonders of NatureIts more fun in the Philippines

Puerto Princess

The entrance to the Subterranean River is a short hike from the town of Sabang.

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Puerto Princess Underground River
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The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 kilometres (30 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. The river is also called Puerto Princesa Underground River. The national park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the northern coast of the island. It is bordered by St. Paul Bay to the north and the Babuyan River to the east. The City Government of Puerto Princesa has managed the National Park since 1992. The park is also known as St. Paul's Subterranean River National Park, or St. Paul Underground River. The entrance to the Subterranean River is a short hike from the town of Sabang.

Cagayan Valley

Cagayan (/kɑːɡəˈjɑːn/kah-gə-YAHN), the "Land of Smiling Beauty", is a province of the Philippines in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. Its capital is Tuguegarao City and is located at the northeastern corner of the island of Luzon. Cagayan also includes the Babuyan Islands to the north.

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Cagayan Valley(Lambak ng Cagayan in Filipino) is a region of the Philippines, also designated as Region II or Region 02. It is composed of five provinces, namely: Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, and Quirino. Its regional center is Tuguegarao City. Most of the region lies in a large valley in northeastern Luzon, between the Cordilleras and the Sierra Madre mountain ranges. Cagayan River, the country's longest river runs through its center and flows out to Luzon Strait in the north, in the town of Aparri, Cagayan. The Babuyan and Batanes island groups that lie in the Luzon Strait also belong to the region.
Cagayan (/kɑːɡəˈjɑːn/kah-gə-YAHN), the "Land of Smiling Beauty", is a province of the Philippines in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. Its capital is Tuguegarao City and is located at the northeastern corner of the island of Luzon. Cagayan also includes the Babuyan Islands to the north. The province borders Ilocos Norte and Apayao to the west, and Kalinga and Isabela to the south. Cagayan province is distinct from the city in Mindanao named Cagayan de Oro, and is far away from Cagayancillo of Palawan or Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi Island in the Sulu Sea. Present day chroniclers say that the name was derived from the word “tagay,” a kind of plant that grows abundantly in the northern part of the province. Thus, “Catagayan” which means a place where the tagay grows abundantly was shortened to “Cagayan,” the present name of the province.

Kapurpura  wan Rocks

from the Ilokano root word, “puraw“, which means pure or white, such as the creamy white color of Burgos’ Kapurpurawan Rock Formations.

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Kapurpurawan Rocks  Formation
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Kapurpurawan came from the Ilokano root word, “puraw“, which means pure or white, such as the creamy white color of Burgos’ Kapurpurawan Rock Formations. Limestone made up this stunning bizarre-looking rock sculpted by oceanic forces and weather conditions and finished with smooth streamlines. Some say it resembles a sleeping dragon & others say its a submarine.

Callao Caves

Callao Cave is a cave with seven chambers located on the Province of Cagayan, in the Philippines.

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Callao Cave is a cave with seven chambers located on the Province of Cagayan, in the Philippines. It is one of the best known tourist attractions of the province. It is located in Barangays Magdalo and Quibal, Peñablanca, near Tuguegarao City, the capital city of the Province of Cagayan.

Mt. Pinatubo

It is located in the Cabusilan Mountains separating the west coast of Luzon from the central plains.

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Mt. Pinatubo
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Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano located on the island of Luzon, near the tripoint of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. It is located in the Cabusilan Mountains separating the west coast of Luzon from the central plains. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history was unknown to most people. It was heavily eroded, inconspicuous and obscured from view. It was covered with dense forest which supported a population of several thousand indigenous people, the Aetas, who fled to the mountains during the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.

Banaue Rice Terraces

(Tagalog: Hagdan-hagdang Palayan ng Banawe) also called Payaw, are 2000-year..

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The Banaue Rice Terraces (Tagalog: Hagdan-hagdang Palayan ng Banawe) also called Payaw, are 2000-year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in the Philippines by ancestors of the indigenous people. The Rice Terraces are commonly referred to by Filipinos as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". It is commonly thought that the terraces were built with minimal equipment, largely by hand. The terraces are located approximately 1500 meters (5000 ft) above sea level and cover 10,360 square kilometers (about 4000 square miles) of mountainside. They are fed by an ancient irrigation system from the rainforests above the terraces. It is said that if the steps are put end to end it would encircle half the globe.

Mt. Mayon

Renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetric conical shape, Mayon forms the northern boundary of Legazpi City..

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Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active volcano in the province of Albay, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetric conical shape, Mayon forms the northern boundary of Legazpi City, the largest city in terms of population in the Bicol Region. The mountain is a national park and a protected landscape in the country proclaimed as Mayon Volcano Natural Park in the year 2000.

Chocolate Hills

the Chocolate Hills is a famous tourist attraction of Bohol.

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The Chocolate Hills is a geological formation in Bohol Province, Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi). They are covered in green grass that turns brown (like chocolate) during the dry season, hence the name.

the Chocolate Hills is a famous tourist attraction of Bohol. They are featured in the provincial flag and seal to symbolize the abundance of natural attractions in the province. They are in the Philippine Tourism Authority's list of tourist destinations in the Philippines; they have been declared the country's third National Geological Monument and proposed for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Apo Island

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Apo Island
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Apo Island is a volcanic island covering 12 hectares in land area, 7 kilometers off the southeastern tip of Negros Island and 30 kilometers south of the Negros Oriental capital of Dumaguete City in the Philippines.

The marine habitat around the island is a marine reserve, protected by the National Integrated Protected Area Act (NIPA) and under the jurisdiction of the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB). It has become a popular dive site and snorkeling destination with tourists. There are two resorts on Apo Island, both of which have their own dive centers: Apo Island Beach Resort and Liberty's Lodge. There is a ranger station and a lighthouse.

Lake Sebu

is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato.

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Lake Sebu is a natural lake located in the municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato and within the Alah Valley region. The Philippine government has recognized it as one of the country's most important watersheds. Lake Sebu is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato.

The villages around the lake have been turned into an independent municipality called Lake Sebu after being a former village of Surallah.

Boracay Island

The island is administered by the Philippine Tourism Authority and the provincial government of Aklan.

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Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately 315 km (196 mi) south of Manila and 2 km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. Boracay Island and its beaches have received awards from numerous travel publications and agencies.[Note 1] The island comprises the barangays of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak municipality of Malay, province of Aklan. The island is administered by the Philippine Tourism Authority and the provincial government of Aklan. Apart from its white sand beaches, Boracay is also famous for being one of the world's top destination for relaxation. It is also emerging among the top destinations for tranquility and nightlife.   In 2012, Boracay was awarded as the best island in the world from the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure.