Philippines · 2 Days · 5 Moments · September 2017

Veronica's adventure in Philippines


6 September 2017

MOVEMENT The Philippines main exports are copper products, petroleum products, and coconut oil. Also their agricultural exports are coconuts, rice, corn, sugarcane, bananas, cassava, pineapple, and vegetables.
REGION The Philippines is divided into four regions: general farming, coconut, mountain, and abaca. Abaca is a banana that is native to the Philippines. The acaba can be used to make rope or other simular products. If one is a big hiker then they should go to the mountain region.

5 September 2017

PLACE The Philippines is an island that is very close to the equator. This means that the temperatures are going to be very hot and the surrounding water causes the humidity to go up tremendously. Although there is still a cold dry season November through February. Also, travelers should avoid going to the Philippines during hot dry season, which is March-May.
LOCATION The Philippines is off the coast of Vietnam and Malaysia. The Philippines is also in the South China Sea. Its coordinates are 12.8797°N, 121.7740E.
HUMAN/ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION One of the human and environment interactions is the Hanging Coffins of Segada, the Banaue Rice Fields, and the San Juanico bridge. The Hanging Coffins of Segada are Coffins nailed to the sides of a cliff instead of buried in the ground. The Banaue Rice fields are mostly hand dug or dug with using very primitive tools.