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Eastern Visayas

Home to dazzling white-sand beaches and astonishing coral walls, the world's smallest mammal and its biggest fish, eastern Visayas are the aqua heart of an island nation. This region's natural appeal is utterly compelling – the Chocolate Hills of Bohol and shimmering millions of sardines of Moalboal, waves and caves of Samar and waterfalls and rice terraces of Biliran.


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diver wearing a wetsuit and flippers swims along the surface of the water. The photo is taken from below, showing a huge school of silver sardines circling around the diver


How to swim with millions of sardines in Moalboal, Philippines

Jul 12, 2019 • 5 min read


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