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Waterfalls of the Philippines - Pagsanjan Falls, Tinago Falls, Maria Cristina Falls, Tinuy-An Falls, Abaga Falls, Pulacan Falls (Paperback) Loot Price: R177
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Waterfalls of the Philippines - Pagsanjan Falls, Tinago Falls, Maria Cristina Falls, Tinuy-An Falls, Abaga Falls, Pulacan Falls...
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Waterfalls of the Philippines - Pagsanjan Falls, Tinago Falls, Maria Cristina Falls, Tinuy-An Falls, Abaga Falls, Pulacan Falls (Paperback)

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Chapters: Pagsanjan Falls, Tinago Falls, Maria Cristina Falls, Tinuy-An Falls, Abaga Falls, Pulacan Falls, Limunsudan Falls, Dodiongan Falls. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pagsanjan Falls (indigenous name: Magdapio Falls) is one of the most famed waterfalls in the Philippines. The falls have grown into a major tourist attraction for the region. Pagsanjan is most famous for these falls in particular. The town itself dates from early Spanish times and lies at the confluence of two rivers, the Balanac and the Bumbungan. While popularly known as the Pagsanjan Falls, locally they are "Magdapio Falls," after the legendary patriarch. Their actual location is not in Pagsanjan at all but in the adjacent town of Cavinti. In the summer of 1902, an American Presbyterian missionary, Reverend J. Eugene Snook, happened to visit the Magdapio Falls. He was enchanted to see the falls and was thrilled by "shooting the rapids." Upon his return to Manila, he wrote a story of his visit to the falls which he named "Pagsanjan Falls." His story, with an accompanying photo of the falls, was published in a popular Manila newspaper, The Cablenews American, and was widely read in the city and in the provinces. Thus the waterfall came to be known as Pagsanjan Falls, a name which has gained fame in the tourist world. The Pagsanjan Falls has a strong flow of tourists visiting the area. Tourists are ferried to the famed falls with a traditional Filipino Banca boat for a small fee. The only passable route to it is the Bumbungan River of Pagsanjan. To reach Pagsanjan Falls, tourists or visitors have to ride these boats, manned by skilled Pagsanjeno boatmen (bangkeros). The base of the Pansanjan falls is a natural pool, allowing great swimming and diving. There are some caves...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1692613

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-34908-2
Barcode: 9781157349082
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LSN: 1-157-34908-0

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