Monday, June 1, 2009

Bohol Tour: Chocolate Hills (May 2009)


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Date: 6 May 2009

Venue: Chocolate Hills, Carmen, Bohol, Philippines

Activity: Post-Workshop Tour of MODEL 2009 (Europe-Philippines International Workshop on Modeling, Simulation, and Grid Computing) held in Bohol, Philippines.


"The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol, Philippines. It is composed of around 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills of about the same size, spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi). They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name.

The Chocolate Hills are a famous tourist attraction of Bohol. It is featured in the provincial flag and seal to symbolize the abundance of natural attraction in the province. It is in the Philippine Tourism Authority's list of tourist destinations in the Philippines; it has been declared the country's 3rd National Geological Monument and proposed for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List."


A visit to Bohol is not complete without visiting the Chocolate Hills.

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