Hundred Islands: A Hundred and Twenty-four Natural Wonders

Does the number 7 107 tick the geography side of your brain? Yup! It’s the number of islands that make up the Philippine archipelago. And fortunately, I got to see a hundred of them in one day!

Last May 2010, my family and I found a great escape from the hustle and tussle of the urban life. Four-hour land trip from Manila, we finally reached, for the second time, the natural wonders that is Hundred Islands. The waters that glisten like diamonds — turning from emerald green to turquoise as it goes deep, the bright sun that covers the whole island with its sparkling rays, the powdery white sand, and the azure sky gave us a soothing feeling.

I remember when I was in elementary, I would always wonder how these islands and islets scattered in the Lingayen Gulf looked like and why they are considered to be Continue reading

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