Saturday, 26 July 2014
In the entrance to Manila Bay can be found the tadpole-shaped Corregidor Island.
Its location meant it was an ideal spot for defending the city of Manila from attacks by enemy warships in the event of war, and it was therefore fortified with artillery.
The ruins of Mile-Long Barracks are one of the most photographed relics on the island, which also features other wartime structures, tunnels, and artillery.
The big guns of Corregidor are now silent and the ruins of buildings, structures, and tunnels around the island tell a very moving story of a war that claimed so many lives.
A visit to this former battleground is a memorable experience, and many visitors travel over from Manila to explore the island. There is a hotel to accommodate those wishing to stay overnight.
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Monday, 14 July 2014
Two Seasons Island Resort & Spa, Coron, is situated on a tropical peninsula, just a scenic boat ride from the town of Coron, in the Calamian Islands.
As well as being a turtle and giant clam sanctuary, this resort was the first eco-friendly luxury island resort in Coron.
Extensive beaches are dotted with coconut trees, and guests will enjoy breathtaking views, a range of recreational activities and entertainment, as well as peaceful relaxation. This is truly a holiday in paradise, perfect for couples on honeymoon, those seeking a romantic getaway, or for families and friends.
We've added Two Seasons Coron to our Philippines Luxury Vacations page, as well as its sister resort, two Seasons, Boracay...
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