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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part of planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into unfamiliar places, people, and culture are paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!

 

 

ALIKARAW FESTIVAL

 

Photo from: http://blogs.sunstar.com.ph/festivals/2012/01/02/alikaraw-festival/

 

Held annually within the municipality of Hilongos in the province of Leyte, Alikaraw Festival is also one of the most interesting and highly entertaining special events in the area. This colorful festival never fails to amaze tourists and guests, particularly because it commemorates the ancient ritual of a local tribe in Leyte. At the same time, this event is a celebration of the rich natural resources of the place, which boasts of pristine forests and beautiful orchids. During the celebrations, people can witness enjoyable dance presentations, as well as outstanding concerts that feature many talented homegrown singers.

The people of Hilongos celebrate the Alikaraw Festival every December 31 — the end of the year. Read More: http://gracellecarmen13.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_10.html

 

Photo from:  http://kristiannotarte.blogspot.com/

 

Alikaraw stands for movement, progress, and fluidity. It applies to anything that interacts, cooperates, or anything that acts and works together as one. Alikaraw festival believes that the universe and nature are intermingled with various lives and it is worthy of the deepest religious reverence. Understanding them, appreciating their beauty and magnificence, and preserving nature, is the central focus of the lives of the people behind Alikaraw. This is the only festival that upholds true celebration of life as it provides a sense of positive belonging to nature, God creator and the Universe.  Read More:  http://maefbloom.blogspot.com/

 

Photo from:  http://jedincamara.blogspot.com/2016/01/alikaraw-festival.html

 

Photo from:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/byahilo-pics/2576599645

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Largest Naval Battle in History Took Place in Leyte

How To Get To Leyte

Popular Places to Visit in Leyte

Colorful Festivals to Watch in Leyte

Having a Fun Time in Leyte

Leyte Photo Gallery

Leyte Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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