Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Diving In Philippines

Diving is a very popular water sports activity and Philippines, my country, has several world class diving destinations. Philippines possesses a wide variety of major diving sites which made it famous and attractive to divers from the West. Divers, novice or experts from all over the world, especially underwater photographers have been enchanted with the magical underwater beauty of the Philippine seas.

With over 7,000 islands, the Philippines, known as the "Pearl of the Orient" have been famous not only for the beauty of its natural resources atop the seas but for the wonders that can be found underneath. It is also considered as one of the most productive marine ecosystems in the world. A great diversity of more than 800 species colorful corals, small to giant fishes, various-sized and textured shells, and other marine life that exist under its deep blue waters.

Some of the best diving sites in the Philippines are located in Palawan, Batangas, Mindoro, Cebu, Boracay and others. Diving in Philippines is possible all year round, with best times being from November to May. So next time you plan on your diving vacation, see the great wonders that can be found underneath the Philippine seas

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