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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Mangosteen

The mangosteen fruit ( Garcinia mangostana ) is a species of trees of the genus Garcinia, family of Clusiaceae. It is an evergreen tropical originated in the Sunda Islands and of the ' archipelago of the Moluccas.
Mangosteen
The tree grows up to a maximum height of between 7 and 25 meters, and has a bark dark brown verging on black.  In the Philippines, most of the mangosteen harvest comes from Sulu, Zamboanga and Davao del Norte.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Hotel Kimberly

Conveniently located in Tagaytay, Hotel Kimberly Tagaytay is an ideal base for exploring this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the vibrant city offers.
Hotel Kimberly
For those who want to venture, Memory Lane, Mushroom Burger, Casino Filipino are just some of the entertainment options offered here. Kimberly Tagaytay Hotel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to satisfy travelers.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Mountain Woods Resort Inn

Conveniently located in Subic Zambales, Mountain Woods Inn is an ideal base for exploring this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the bright city offers.
Mountain Woods Resort Inn
An oasis of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer a total renewal within walking distance of tourist attractions of the city such as the Lighthouse of Olongapo, Ulo ng Apo Monument, Park Marikit. It enjoys a lot of quality services and entertainment at this hotel in Subic (Zambales).

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Mermaid Resort

Enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner in the restaurant of this 3-star hotel in Puerto Galera , where you'll find something for every palate. If you want to eat something lighter, there are barbecue grills and coffee. Whether you are traveling to the Philippines for business if you do it for pleasure, you can relax in its many facilities including beauty services, and massage treatment rooms and spa services.
Mermaid Resort
Unwind with some laps in the pool of the hotel, you will feel like new! It also has a pool table. You can also enjoy your favorite drink at the bar or lounge. Staff can provide tour assistance and to purchase tickets, check-in and express check-out.

Monday, December 15, 2008

The Lighthouse Marina Resort

Designed for both business and leisure, The Lighthouse Marina Resort is located in Puerto Franco, one of the most popular places in Subic city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the vibrant city offers.
The Lighthouse Marina Resort
This modern hotel is located near the famous attractions of the city Convention Center Olongapo City, Museum of the City of Olongapo, Marikit Park. Facilities and services provided by The Lighthouse Marina Resort guarantees a very pleasant stay to guests.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo

The tamaraw or Mindoro dwarf buffalo is the most endangered cattle from the lineage of Asian buffaloes (Bubalus ) and is found only on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines.
Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo
The tamaraw is smaller than the water buffalo ( Bubalus bubalis ) and is somewhat similar to the carabao , a domesticated form of the water buffalo and the national animal of the Philippines. In contrast to the carabao the tamaraw what is more hairy, he has horns in a V-shape and light markings on its head.