One of the best place in the world is my country, the Philippines. Not just because of its famous beautiful sceneries but also because of its rich culture and loving citizens.
Philippines is known as the “Pearl of the Orient Seas” because of its natural beauty and rich biodiversity. It contains 70% of the plants and animal species all over the world.
There are also a lot of beautiful and breathtaking landscapes in this country. Banaue Rice Terraces is a famous attraction in Ifugao which symbolizes the hardwork of Ifugao’s ethnic group. Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range while Mount Apo is the highest and oldest mountain in the Philippines.
Boracay in Aklan, Philippines is famous for its white sand beach. Siargao is the best place for surfing activities. My country is known because it is made up of thousands of islands and islets, Hundred Islands in Pangasinan is just one group of islands that is a well-known for its fantastic scenery.
There are a lot of enchanting places you can find in the Philippines. Every places has their own delicacies which you’ll definitely love to eat. It’s not just about the Filipino food and sceneries, but the people who lives there, we, the Filipinos.
Filipinos are known to be religious, hospitable, and family-oriented. They are very welcoming into every person, not just to their friends and relatives. Even in strangers and tourists, they have a warm heart for everyone. They are naturally kind that they always treat others like how they care for their family.
Philippines is also known for its rich culture and tradition. It comprises a blend of Spanish, American and Filipino culture. Filipinos also prides their country for its great history, where in, it was colonized by other countries before having its freedom through the bravery of Filipino heroes. Dr. Jose P. Rizal, one of the brave heroes who silently fought the conquerors. Other heroes fought with their weapons and shed their blood to atttain freedom.
Filipinos are really one of the best, so as the Philippines and I am proud to be one of them. I am proud being Filipino. I am proud of my country’s beauty, culture and history. I am proud of my dear Philippines.
©Felicity Anne Flores