A heavenly archipelago in the world, Philippines is a cluster of over 7000 tropical islands.
The country is a beautiful tapestry of natural wonders, historical landmarks, exotic wild life and fascinating people with an enchanting sense of hospitality.
Cebu and Bohol islands are the cradle of the Spanish colonization.
In 1521 Ferdinand Magellan sailed across the Pacific on behalf of the Spanish crown, he landed in Mactan island near Cebu and claimed the country for the Spanish king.
For the next 377 years the Philippines were under the Spanish rules, this period was the era of conversion to Roman Catholicism.
Nowadays the Philippines hold the distinction of being the third-largest Catholic nation in the world after Brazil and Mexico.
Bohol and Cebu islands have a large number of old churches, shrines and historical monuments, dating back to the early years of the Spanish colony.
The Spanish heritage is a contributing factor in the life style of the Filipinos; this Asian country has a unique Latin flavor.
From the idyllic white powder beaches with warm crystal blue waters to the spectacular Chocolate Hills scenery, Bohol has much to offer, the island hosts a rich flora and fauna including the amusing rare tarsier, the smallest primate in the world.
With one of the best marine biodiversity in the world, several species of dolphins in their natural environment, the fascinating fire flies, butterflies and bird sanctuaries, precious mangrove forests, countless waterfalls and rivers, caves, lush green rice paddies, endless coconut fields, virgin and mysterious jungle, Bohol is also an enchanting island for nature lovers.