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FEATURE for the MONTH of August 2006...

El Nido Palawan Philippines

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It is one the contry Philippines best and nicest tourist spot destination. It has been considered as one of the Philippine country hidden tropical beach.

The municipality of El Nido is located at the northwestern tip of the province of Palawan, Philippines. It is 430 kilometers southwest of Manila, and 238 kilometers northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan's capital. El Nido is bordered by the Linapacan Strait in the North, the Sulu Sea in the east, and the South China Sea in the west.

It has also been famous for its original delicious "the Nido Soup". This soup consists mainly of the bird nests that abound in the area. Edible-nest Swiftlets (Collocalia fuciphaga) abound in El Nido. The nests of these birds are found in the crevices of the limestone cliffs and are the main ingredient of the health enhancing bird's nest or nido soup. It is these nests that gave the place its Spanish name, El Nido. But El Nido is more than this. It prides itself in having the most beautiful seascapes in the province of Palawan, known as the country's last frontier. Because of its utter splendor, it has also been called the island of the gods, heaven on earth that is El Nido.

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