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 People from Davao City spend their weekend in this beach resort. A five minute ride on board a roll in roll out ferry boat across Davao Gulf narrow channel. The beach resort  has hotel rooms, a swimming pool and playground for children.

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A: Paradise Island Davao Dock

Jim De Francia作, 2.0kmかなた

Paradise island Davao Dock at Sasa, Davao City. The Jump off point to Paradise island park and beach ...

Paradise Island Davao Dock

B: St Joseph the worker parish Davao City

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St. Joseph the worker parish located at Pampanga, Davao City. Established on the year 1964 with the h...

St Joseph the worker parish Davao City

C: Bluejaz Davao Dock

Jim De Francia作, 2.7kmかなた

Docking point of Blujaz Resort and Water park located at Maryknoll beach Lanang Davao City. Adjacent ...

Bluejaz Davao Dock

D: Maryknoll Beach Resort

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Mary Knoll Beach resort in Lanang Davao City, nearby is the Beachside Resort and the Maryknoll Father...

Maryknoll Beach Resort

E: Precious Garden Samal Island

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Precious Garden of Samal is a garden hotel and resort located at Sitio Libudan, Barangay Miranda, Bab...

Precious Garden Samal Island

F: Precious Garden of Samal

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Precious Garden of Samal is a garden hotel and resort located at Sitio Libudan, Barangay Miranda, Bab...

Precious Garden of Samal

G: Carmelite Monastery Church

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Carmelite Monastery Church is located in Lanang, Davao City. it has a unique structure among the Roma...

Carmelite Monastery Church

H: Fernandez Beach Resort

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A tourist spot in Peñaplata, Samal island. One hour travel by bus from Sta Ana Wharf, Davao City to S...

Fernandez Beach Resort

I: Fernandez Beach Resort

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One hour travel by bus from Sta Ana Wharf Davao City to Samal Warehouse Bus Terminal and 5 minutes mo...

Fernandez Beach Resort

J: Continental Bermuda Inn

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Davao's Coolest and romantic place to stay. The Continental Bermuda Inn located along J. P. Cabaguio ...

Continental Bermuda Inn



The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land bridge which existed at the time.

The name comes from Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal, who explored the Philippines in 1521. He claimed them in service of Spain, naming them after Prince Philip. Spain controlled the Philippines for the next 350 years until the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

Here's a picture of Fort Santiago, where the national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. He was a poet and novelist who supported peaceful reform, rather than violent revolution, against the Spanish government.

This is one of poems in which he describes the creation of the world, as a gift to his mother:

"Say they that tell of the world, the first dawn of the sun, the first kiss that his bosom inflamed, when thousands of beings surged out of nothing, and peopled the depths, and to the heights mounted, to wherever his fecund kiss was implanted"

Violent revolution broke out anyway and the Philippines changed hands from Spanish, to American, to Japanese control over the next fifty years. Following World War Two they finally became an independent republic.

Back to the beautiful ocean! You can dream about the Cafe Del Mar resort next time you find your screen saver kicking in when you're still sitting at the desk staring blankly. There's a series of DJ mixes with this title but I don't know if it refers to the same place. I would not be surprised.

Annnnd to really get you buying your plane tickets...

the sunset over Borocay White Beach!

Text by Steve Smith.