Nganong mga Bungtod sa Tsokolate? Why Chocolate hills?
So much of the legends,these famous hills in Bohol is now a major tourist attraction. Its is being promoted in Bohol as a symbol of abundance in natural attractions. They have been declared the country's 3rd National Geological monument. There are at least 1,260 hills with the largest being 390 ft. in height. These unique shape hills are spread over through the three towns which Carmen Bohol has the largest concentration.
So why it is being called Chocolate hills?
These conical hills are covered in green grass. However, during dry season the grass covered hills dry up and turn its color to Chocolate brown. When you are standing over in the middle of the viewing deck, this will transform the area into an endless formation of Chocolate kisses. As the inspiration behind the name Chocolate hills.
Its origin as they said, are caused by the eroded formations of a marine limestone back thousands of years ago and are being finished by wind & water touches. Now formed into an impressive cone like shape hills.
To place humor into this eye satisfying nature scenery, one of the three legends tells the story of two feuding giants who hurled rocks, boulders and sand at each other. The fighting lasted for days and this exhausted the giants. In their exhaustion, they forgot about their feud and became friends. But when they left they forgot to clean up their mess they had made during their battle. And that made hills of choco.
Now, Do you want to know the second and the third legend wrap around the origin of this amazing hills? So, its time for you to visit Bohol and discover more. Book with us and join our daily schedule of
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