Compostela Valley Province
Compostela Valley Province in the Philippines is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by adventurous travelers. With its lush green forests, crystal clear rivers, and pristine beaches, this province is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The province boasts of magnificent waterfalls, such as the Aliwagwag Falls, which is considered as the "stairway to heaven" because of its 84 cascading tiers. For beach lovers, the province has beautiful white sand beaches, such as the Dahican Beach, which is known for its crystal clear waters and perfect waves for surfing. The province is also home to the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to over 1,000 species of plants and animals, including the endangered Philippine eagle. The province is also rich in culture and history, with its indigenous tribes, such as the Mandaya and Mansaka, who have preserved their traditions and customs for centuries. A visit to Compostela Valley Province is not complete without trying their local delicacies, such as the durian fruit and the famous "sinuglaw," a dish made of grilled pork and fish ceviche. With its natural wonders, cultural treasures, and warm hospitality, Compostela Valley Province is a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking an unforgettable adventure.