Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Bohol, Philippines

Bief history

Although people have been living on Bohol long before Magellan reached the islands that are now the Philippines, our records start here, and about the events before that time, little is known, and has to be carefully reconstructed from cultural and oral traditions. It has 1 component city, 47 municipalities with 1109 barangays. Tagbilaran is the capital of this province. It is consisting bohol islands and other 74 islands. Bohol is the tenth largest islands of the country


Bohol is the most favorite destination of the tourist with its amazing beaches and resorts.
 The most popular attraction is the chocolate hills. It is located at the town of Carmen.
 Also panglao islands, it is popular in diving locations and it is listed as a top ten diving locations in the world.
Philippine tarsier considered the2nd smallest primate in the world.
Dauis Church is located in the town of Dauis. It is one of the beautiful churches of Bohol.The patron saint, the Virgin of the Assumption, is believed to possess miraculous powers. It is the object of the faithful.
Anda Beach is a beach with white sand and it is known for its cleanliness.
Bay Watch is known for scuba diving and noted for the presence of famous white sharks.
This are some of the beautiful spot of Bohol but it has more spot that you can visit.


This province has known for their different festivals such as:
Ubi festival, it shown theis respect for the plants. It is represents the ubi crop.
 Sandugo festival it shows the culminates with the re-enactment of the blood compact between Datu Sikatuna and Don Miguel Lopez De Legazpi.
Bohol Fiestas , they celebrating this every May. This is also time of the family reunions and to keep in touch in your loved ones.
Bolibong Kingking Festival , it is a dance and music festivity. They performed in the front of the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
 And Sambat Mascaray Regatta Festival it is celebrated in honor of Loay town's second patron, St. Francis Xavier.

Bohol’s Delicacies

Bohol has there delicious delicacies some of these are:
Peanut kisses, made out of peanuts and eggs. It is shaped like a miniatures chocolate hills.
Calamay, it is a concoction of glutinous rice, sugar, coconut milk and some peanuts.
Broa (Lady Fingers) a cookies native from Baclayon.
Bibingka, it is made out of rice flour sugar, butter and coconut milk.
Torta , in Bohol you can taste one of the best-tasting tortas in the country. Torta means “cake” in Spanish. It is soft, fluffy, moist and easy to swallow.
Biko , it is made of glutinous rice, coconut milk, sugar (latik).
Maruya (Banana Flitters), it is made out of Saba bananas, dipped in a sticky mixture, fried and then rolled in sugar, it is perfect for everyday snacks and healthy too.

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