About this title: An island nation comprising some 7,000 islands, many no more than rocky outcrops, The Philippines offers an interesting culture and natural history. This comprehensive new guide, written by one of the foremost travel writers in Southeast Asia, incorporates practical information on where to stay, how to get around, what to see, and what to avoid. Also included is interesting background on architecture, faith healing and other cultural phenomena, arts and crafts, wildlife, and environmental issues.
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