Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Chocolate Hills, one of the most spectacular landscapes in the Philippines

Bohol is the tenth largest island in the Philippines and located in the Visayas, the group of islands in the center of the Philippines. Bohol has three main attractions: the mahogany forest, the world’s smallest primate, and a geological phenomenon called the Chocolate Hills.

The Chocolate Hills are a mystery, both in legend and in science. Folklore has it that the hills were made when two giants threw stones and fistfuls of sand at each other in a fight. Days later and exhausted, they forgot their feud, became friends and left the island, as well as the mess they made.

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