The Philippines

ABOUT THIS FABOULOS COUNTRY

An archipelago of an exceptional beauty

The Philippines archipelago offers an extraordinary vision of landscapes out of the ordinary. You will find there all of which you dreamed:

beaches with white sand, coconuts,
a luxuriant flora even with the famous bougainvillea,
a watery universe where dolphins, lines "mantas", hammerheads, fish balloons, swordfishes and whales, which are the guards of the marble rocks,
uthe coral an astonishing fauna of multicoloured parrots and famous tarsiers. to the eagles of sea, the water falls and the rivers, are the ornaments.
and the famous "chocolate Hills" also part of this astonishing scenery
but they are also 4000 still uninhabited islands awaiting your visit.

Between seas and oceans. in edge.

Tropical islands lovers or amateurs of with seas or oceans, you will be amazed to find yourself in the middle of the three large seas which border the Philippines, the Pacific Ocean, the China Sea, the Sea of Sulu. Thus the archipelago seems to be "air-conditioned " and the still deadened underwater volcano restrain their ardour not to more spit the "fire of the belly of the ground". The Pacific Ocean with its larger pits borders the east part of the islands, and monsoons of North East or south East regulating reach us the seasons China Sea is not very deep, makes the Philippines the "neighbour" of the other South - East Asia countries . The sea was crossed to foot a few millenary ago. It makes screen with the large tropical rains which concentrate on Indonesia and Malaysia. The Sea of Sulu and its funds going up of under the sea like steeped mountains, let appear on the surface a multitude of small islands. Hundreds and hundreds of Atolls, more beautiful the ones than the others still remain to be discovered. click here to go down

Filipinos or pinoy.

If the archipelago is bewitching , Filipinos people are also by his originality and his accessible smile. Enthusiast of freedom. proud and independent, the filipins try to preserve their identity in spite of 350 years of Spanish colonization, an American occupation of more than fifty years, and the Japanese oppression of the second world war. They are proud also very bases of their culture, even if very often they forgot their origins, those of their typically Spanish name. Curious, the Filipinos like to observe the foreigner, but they seldom do not change with their traditions. he archipelago is bewitching , Filipinos people are also by his originality and his accessible smile. Enthusiast of freedom. proud and independent, the filipins try to preserve their identity in spite of 350 years of Spanish colonization, an American occupation of more than fifty years, and the Japanese oppression of the second world war. They are proud also very bases of their culture, even if very often they forgot their origins, those of their typically Spanish name. Curious, the Filipinos like to observe the foreigner, but they seldom do not change with their traditions.

Deeply believing in the religion, they are catholic for 90% of them, and also superstitious. Smiling, spontaneous, accessible, generous they have a "visceral tact" surprising for an European. Unfortunately the country suffers from the largest plague than is poverty! Also, the majority of people of them are ready to travel anywhere in the world, to flee this poverty of a bloodless country and without industry, but always return, in their native village where them heart is deep-rooted. Women of the Philippines raise this exceptional smile "of love of the life" that nothing can remove to them! In all Asia, they have the reputation to be "most female of the women". It is they which reign on a company which, in spite of certain appearances remained matriarchal.

Amazing landscapes.

Of its majestic volcano, with its deep bays, of its incredible rice plantations on the faboulous terraces ( existing since millenary) and often classified among the wonders of the world thanks also to its still virgin tropical forests, its vertiginous rivers and their falls in crystalline lakes, the underwater rivers dug in the purest granite, and where steal a fauna of single birds in the world.

Yes, the Philippines offer a ground of scenic contrasts really exceptional.


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Webmaster: Brahim BOUDJABAD March 2004/2007