The Chocolate Hills are probably Bohol's most famous tourist attraction. Most people who first see pictures of this landscape can hardly believe that these hills are not man-made. However, up to this day, even geologists can not explain how they where formed.
|rj intano wrote:|
|Thursday, 19 July 2018 20:02:04 PHT|
|Looking for a reliable Bohol tour operator for your visit to this magnificent Gods creation? Waste no time. Call us for details through this mobile number 0917 324 5488 or email us at email@example.com or visit our website www.boholcebutours.com|
|Saturday, 20 August 2016 00:09:42 PHT|
|Good morning We will arrive to Jagna at 1pm How to go -- immediatly out of the ferry -- to Chocolate Hills ? Please Are there buses ? Jagna / Chocolate hills ? thank you for help|
|Saturday, 20 February 2016 14:40:38 PHT|
|Looking for a reliable Bohol tour operator for your visit to this magnificent Gods creation? Waste no time. Call us for details through this mobile number 0917 324 5488 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our website www.hritours.com
||Derrick ian wrote:||Thursday, 18 February 2016 20:43:22 PHT
||I visited in December, I'm trying to contact Ray the driver that took me there to your office at the chocolate hills, his wife worked there in the office and she was pregnant. Have you got there contact details mobile number
||paw wrote:||Wednesday, 19 August 2015 08:53:23 PHT
||hi im looking for a cheap day tour in bohol for two persons. we will be arriving in bohol this comming aug 28.
||Thomas wrote:||Wednesday, 6 August 2014 03:33:48 PHT
||Hello, the last answer for Ubay to Chocolates Hills is from 2005. It is still relevant? I would like to know if it's possible to go to Chocolates Hills from Ubay one way and wich company is doing this? Thanks a lot.
||Ariel Tabat wrote:||Thursday, 12 June 2014 00:24:05 PHT
||I was Inlove w/ this place....boholanos is nice....
||RJ_poy wrote:||Monday, 7 April 2014 11:58:27 PHT
||When travelling to Bohol, never missed to visit this place. You'll be amazed upon seeing it.
||RJ_poy wrote:||Monday, 7 April 2014 11:55:52 PHT
||Looking for a reliable Bohol tour operator for your visit to this magnificent Gods creation? Waste no time.
Call us for details through this number 0917 324 5488 or email us at email@example.com
||Maria Veronica Arca wrote:||Sunday, 23 February 2014 07:10:44 PHT
||Che, npuntahan nnyo pa rn ba ang chocolate hills?maganda parn ba cya ng dati kaht nadaanan ng lindol?been there thrice already i really love the plAce but this time we were planing to ha ve a vacation again there this summer but i dont know if it is still worth .please send me your ideas.thank u so much
||Dirk wrote:||Tuesday, 4 February 2014 19:39:23 PHT
||We love traveling to the Filippines. We are from Belgium and we where in the Filippines at 22 november 2013 after the Tyfoon Haiyan. Read our travelogue in dutch and use google translation, and see our many pictures of the Philippines. We have been on the islands of Cebu, Negros and Bohol. We where do suba diving and have drawn around. I advice to visite Negros and Bohol. Don't go only for scuba diving, but visit also the main land and the people. This is my privately non commercial page http://www.adcdiving.be/filippijnen-duiken-cebu-2013.html Lots of fun with watching our pictures.
||Chris Ball wrote:||Tuesday, 12 November 2013 18:58:59 PHT
Chocolate Hills is on my list of places to visit next time I get up there to the beautiful Philippines :)
The website I work for has actually just expanded into the Philippines and has an awesome tour of the Chocolate Hills. Check it out: https://www.adventurehoney.com/Experience/chocolate-hills-river-cruise-tour-1300
||Ladis wrote:||Tuesday, 17 September 2013 21:04:10 PHT
||My mother owns a lot in chocolate hills and she likes to sell it, the area is ideal for future development like resorts,hotel, zipline,cable car,swimming pool ( has natural spring)etc.the price is negotiable..rush
||Ladis wrote:||Tuesday, 17 September 2013 21:03:54 PHT
||My mother owns a lot in chocolate hills and she likes to sell it, the area is ideal for future development like resorts,hotel,zipline,cable car,swimming pool ( has natural spring)etc.the price is negotiable..rush
||Noel Maniquiz wrote:||Saturday, 31 August 2013 17:18:56 PHT
||Yah! It's a nice place for vacation.My entire family are wanted to go to Bohol next year. I hope you guys will be there too!
||Mkiszadawn wrote:||Monday, 29 July 2013 17:58:30 PHT
||Wow! i want to visit
||kiel_devera wrote:||Saturday, 29 June 2013 10:47:17 PHT
||Chocolate Hills is an awesome place to be with, the view and the atmosphere of the place is so relaxing. So, Upon visiting that place, you may feel you want to have a souvenirs for your love ones waiting for your homecoming from vacation and some stuff you may want to give them so I will invite you to visit Island City Mall located at Dao Tagbilaran City. Island City Mall is good place to shop with and get everything you wish for! You what are you thinking of?, pay to visit Island City Mall.
||Emma wrote:||Friday, 19 April 2013 11:43:50 PHT
||Hi everyone, I would like to visit Bohol on june 18-22. I will be coming from Cebu and i am not sure how to get to bohol. If i would take a boat, which one should i take? I really need help on this so i can plan my trip. Any cheaper accommodations and tour packages you can suggest as well? thanks.
||Bing limson-salvador wrote:||Friday, 12 April 2013 21:50:56 PHT
||I love Bohol! i think it is a "dream place".
||dimple wrote:||Wednesday, 20 March 2013 14:26:56 PHT
||for guest going to BOHOL-FREE pick up from tagbilaran airport/seaport
BOHOL country side tour and panglao tour
contact this number +639273188446
||Ms. Yvonne wrote:||Saturday, 16 March 2013 11:04:23 PHT
||Good day Everyone! as a Boholana, it is part of our culture to accommodate our friends, relatives and especially our most valued guests who are visiting us coming from the other parts of the world. it is our pleasure to serve you. We the TOURIST TRANSPORT SERVICES extends our hands on helping you on ur journey as you discover and see the beauty of BOHOL. Visit us on FACEBOOK: BOHOL INVASION. or contact +639076396481 , firstname.lastname@example.org..thank you.
||Tony wrote:||Monday, 4 February 2013 16:00:16 PHT
||i need some help!! can anyone send me a tour package quotation for bohol package on april 19-23,2013.. thank you.. my email add is email@example.com.
||djamila allag wrote:||Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:43:53 PHT
||Please i woul like have ore informations about bohol its not enough for me,dear, if you have moe information for visiting bohol, give, me please, ok, because im in manilla now i, came from france to visit, philippines, ok, i hope you understand that, ok, dear
||joyce wrote:||Monday, 14 January 2013 12:47:10 PHT
||i need some help!! can anyone send me a tour package quotation for bohol package on april 9-11,2013.. thank you.. my email add is firstname.lastname@example.org.
||Mia Garcia wrote:||Wednesday, 5 December 2012 00:32:19 PHT
||ACCORDING TO SCIENCE.....500 million yrs ago......there was a volcanic activity under this land...and the soils move upwards due to intense heat, if erupted those hills could be a vent however it did not resulted to eruption thats why it forms as hills. If you notice we have a volcanic vent which is the mambajao volcano?.. Observe the rice cooker when you cook rice when it is about to dry it forms like a small hills, just very similar explanation with the hills in Carmen.
Science Teacher from Bohol but now international.
||aj b bantugan wrote:||Saturday, 20 October 2012 18:42:38 PHT
||for bohol packages pls consult:
referred by: joiceeh bantugan
||Grace wrote:||Wednesday, 19 September 2012 14:59:33 PHT
||Sa mga pupunta pa lang ng bohol, I suggest na mag rent na lang kayo ng car (w/driver para mapili nyo yung talagang gusto nyong puntahan. Kami pinagsama namin yung countryside and panglao tour sa car rental service pero selected na yung tourists spots na pupuntahan. Hindi na namin pinuntahan ibang places like butterfly farm, python kasi marami naman yan dito sa Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Bale P2000 new car pag countryside tour lang. Add na lang kayo ng konti para sa iba pang spots for Panglao) Make sure lang na pag dating nyo ng Loboc River Cruise paalis na yung boat para hindi sayang sa oras kasi yung natapat na boat sa amin nag hintay pa sa ibang passengers. Sabihin nyo din sa driver dalhin kayo sa Loboc Eco-Tourism Adventure Park. Pwede kayo mag zip line at cable car dun. P350 yung zip line tapos pwede kayo kunan ng pics habang nasa zip line kayo. Price ng pics w/cd and 1 printed copy of your chosen photo is P250. There are approximately 50+ shots sa isang cd. Very thankful kami sa driver (Rowell) kasi dinala nya kami dito kahit wala talaga sa itinerary namin ito. Dito kami talaga sa Loboc Eco-Tourism Adventure Park nag enjoy ng husto. By the way, yung driver din namin is para na ring tour guide kasi habang nasa car and tourist spots marami na syang share na info/history sa amin. Ang contact nga pala namin sa car rental is : Mr. Hans www.boholspeedrentacar.com Mobile # 09065077848 09219563096
||Carel wrote:||Tuesday, 18 September 2012 21:37:03 PHT
||Hi this is the contact no. for MV STARCRAFT the Fastcraft cebu going to Tubigon Bohol only one hour ang byahe....09435847316 look for Fatima
||Carel wrote:||Tuesday, 18 September 2012 04:50:13 PHT
||Hi contact number for MV STARCRAFt bound for Cebu to tobegon Bohol 09067896363 thank you....
||Lyn wrote:||Thursday, 9 August 2012 17:50:10 PHT
||Me and my husband were planning to go to bohol this coming September. Where is the cheapest place but yet nice and relaxing to stay good for 3D/2N? and is it advisable if we contact a person there in bohol that are going to be our tour guide? or saan kami mas maka save?
please do reply!...thanks.. :)
||Dada wrote:||Saturday, 21 July 2012 21:16:02 PHT
||Hi there me and my husband is going there this august( so exited hehehe)please advice where is the better place to stay on a budget lang sana. mas ok ba to get a tour na or on our own na lang kame?
||Marlyn wrote:||Monday, 16 July 2012 13:07:21 PHT
||I visited Beautiful Chocolate Hills twice.
Other Bohol attraction: Chocolate Hills,Dolphin watching, Tarsier, Phyton watching, Island hopping (Balicasag), Alona Beach accommodation
tour guide/van availability minimal rate, best deal for deserve vacation:contact Mr Dodong Sanchez-(trusted) 09263210456
van-Php 2,500.00 . Thank you and God bless..
||John Gabriel wrote:||Sunday, 17 June 2012 17:49:18 PHT
||We went to the site in 2010. We took the "stairs" on the hill and in a hurry, we went down near the souvenir shop because it's rainy and we are 15 pax.
||Merle Guzman wrote:||Monday, 6 February 2012 15:36:39 PHT
||We are two senior ladies, my sister and I, we visited Bohol via ferry from Cebu. For us it is a homecoming as our grandfather and elders are form Bohol; altho my siblings and me were born in Metro Manila. Our plan was to stay overnight in Bohol, but the beauty of our native province was so overwhelming we stayed another 2 days! Chocolae Hills was the best, altho a swim at the Panglao beach cannot be surpassed. We rented a car to tour us. The hill mounds were green, so much vegetation that it was already difficult to see the round shapes, it didnt look like chocolate mounds to us. so I just pretended that I was looking at brown mounds lol. Due to bad arthritis we were able to tread the way up to the top; there is another path which is wheelchair friendly so it was okay. the topview was the best, nothing like it, much better than a view of the grand canyons. I will definitely return and visit more our ancestral town, Maribojoc.
||Nic_cabs wrote:||Sunday, 20 November 2011 18:14:53 PHT
||Magkano ba yung rental ng rooms. From average to cheapest po? We will be going to bohol next week and plan to rent a van with driver.
||Tin wrote:||Thursday, 17 November 2011 21:30:24 PHT
||Hello everyone, Bohol is a very nice place. . ive been in bohol a lot of times, much better if you arrive in cebu, have a day tour (cebu), then another day tour sa bohol. you can take supercat (php885 roundtrip) goin to tagbilaran. upon arrival in tagbilaran port, maraming mga tour operators ready to assist you. Pick-up or vans are readily available, prices are ranges from 2,500 to 3,000 (rent ng vehicle). entrance fees are cheap at sakto sa bulsa, like tarsier sanctuary (php 50), baclayon museum (php50), Lunch bufet in Loboc River ranges from 300 to 400, plus 100 php entrance fee. zipline and other extreme sports is a must try.(i love their zipline), (around 350 php). you may contact this nmber- tour operator in bohol +639216328668, look for kuya jhonny. tried and tested, lage ko cyang kino contact whenever i to go bohol.people are very accommodating. enjoy your tour! ! be safe everyone
||Janice wrote:||Wednesday, 16 November 2011 03:23:11 PHT
||Hi do you have a hotel in chocolates hills?
||ayen wrote:||Thursday, 10 November 2011 15:36:53 PHT
||hi guys..if your planning to go to bohol I agree with Grace na mag rent nalang kayo ng van with driver pra mapasyalan nyo lahat ng places sa bohol, I could refer you to our tour guide driver si kuya Jun, very accomodating and with reasonable price, and even the cottage we stayed eh mganda nearby beach, malaki din ung cottage, furnished with beds,cable tv,bathroom, airconditioned and pwede kyo mag luto or mgpaluto ng food. we tried snorkeling and dolphin watch also. for more details and # of kuya Jun you could send me an email at email@example.com.
||mary joy wrote:||Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:21:40 PHT
tanong lang po magkano ba entrance fee sa chokolate hills kasi my plano kaming mag punta ng bohol this coming november 19, 2011??????
||hazel wrote:||Wednesday, 9 November 2011 19:36:46 PHT
||Di naman siguro sobrang lakad ano? Mother ko kasi baka di kayanin
||Jan wrote:||Monday, 15 August 2011 04:12:50 PHT
||Hello, grace. Thank you very much for the infos. Me and my fiance are hoping to visit Bohol. maraming salamat po.God bless.
||Grace wrote:||Thursday, 4 August 2011 06:40:56 PHT
||Sa mga pupunta pa lang ng bohol, I suggest na mag rent na lang kayo ng car (w/driver para mapili nyo yung talagang gusto nyong puntahan. Kami pinagsama namin yung countryside and panglao tour sa car rental service pero selected na yung tourists spots na pupuntahan. Hindi na namin pinuntahan ibang places like butterfly farm, python kasi marami naman yan dito sa Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Bale P2000 new car pag countryside tour lang. Add na lang kayo ng konti para sa iba pang spots for Panglao) Make sure lang na pag dating nyo ng Loboc River Cruise paalis na yung boat para hindi sayang sa oras kasi yung natapat na boat sa amin nag hintay pa sa ibang passengers. Sabihin nyo din sa driver dalhin kayo sa Loboc Eco-Tourism Adventure Park. Pwede kayo mag zip line at cable car dun. P350 yung zip line tapos pwede kayo kunan ng pics habang nasa zip line kayo. Price ng pics w/cd and 1 printed copy of your chosen photo is P250. There are approximately 50+ shots sa isang cd. Very thankful kami sa driver (Rowell) kasi dinala nya kami dito kahit wala talaga sa itinerary namin ito. Dito kami talaga sa Loboc Eco-Tourism Adventure Park nag enjoy ng husto. By the way, yung driver din namin is para na ring tour guide kasi habang nasa car and tourist spots marami na syang share na info/history sa amin. Ang contact nga pala namin sa car rental is : Mr. Hans www.boholspeedrentacar.com Mobile # 09065077848
||Nina wrote:||Saturday, 30 July 2011 13:38:52 PHT
||Good day! Me and my barkada are planning to visit one of the famous tourist spot in the Philippines which is the Chocolate Hills. How much it will cost of your full accommodation for 10-15 persons? Do we need to have a reservation first? Do you have any tour packages? Hope to receive your reply soon. Thank you.
||Jean Tecson wrote:||Wednesday, 27 July 2011 15:31:48 PHT
||Planning to go to Chocolate Hills, Bohol this coming September 10, 2011, is there an entrance fee?how much is the estimated budget for the visit? how to get to the place? is there a day tour only?f yes, how much it cost? can you please provide me options for tour packages? thank you very much. I will wait for your email reply.
God Bless and more power!
||Ryan wrote:||Wednesday, 22 June 2011 11:38:28 PHT
||Pila entrance sa chocolate hills tour and to tarsier places...ASAP
||Jasmine wrote:||Sunday, 5 June 2011 16:14:54 PHT
||I'm excited !! I'm planning on going to Bohol after the sinulog festival on January since there's a fast craft from Cebu to Bohol :)
||Marion wrote:||Wednesday, 1 June 2011 19:12:12 PHT
||When is the best time to visit bohol?
||Joanne Booker wrote:||Saturday, 14 May 2011 17:06:34 PHT
||The Chocolat Hills were well worth the visit. We hired a guy on a tricycle for the day to take us there for 1500 pesos and we stopped at various other sights en route so all in all well worth the money. Took us 1hr 45min in tricycle to come back with no stops.
||Lina Bacani wrote:||Tuesday, 10 May 2011 01:45:11 PHT
||I had a wondeful memories when I went to Bohol with my only one "Pangga," last Sept. 2009. (I hope someday we will see each other again and visit Bohol more often.)
||Julie wrote:||Friday, 6 May 2011 12:07:12 PHT
||Planning to go to bohol..wer is the best place to stay and wer to go?
||mhil wrote:||Sunday, 24 April 2011 18:25:03 PHT
||from tagbilaran to chocolate hills...
almost 2 hours if you will ride on a bus...
the fare for the bus is 60-70pesos
if you will ride on a vhire, it will take you 45mins - 1 hour... the fare is 80 pesos!
||Flor wrote:||Thursday, 21 April 2011 00:00:28 PHT
||how many hours is the bus ride from tagbilaran city going to chocolate hills? i wanna know how much is the bus fare. 09081079672
||Cherryl Simbulas wrote:||Sunday, 17 April 2011 21:22:39 PHT
||This April 28 i go to bohol..!!so excited..hopefully i enjoyed...and meet friendly people out there:)see you:
||Bryan wrote:||Saturday, 16 April 2011 17:48:53 PHT
||Bohol is my birth place and my province. Bohol is the best tourist spot in the philippines.
I LOVE BOHOL
||Cherryl Simbulas wrote:||Thursday, 14 April 2011 15:22:01 PHT
||I supposed to come to Bohol this end of april. i would love and exited to see personally the chocolate hills which i only see in the picture when i was a child. :)
||Lilia Luna wrote:||Tuesday, 1 February 2011 22:16:52 PHT
||My parents are boholanos but I have not gone to bohol yet. I really want to see chocolatehills and other attractions in this province and hopefully this will materialize come april 2011.
||Carol wrote:||Monday, 3 January 2011 23:57:00 PHT
||I really want to say Chocolate Hills, I loved in Philippines all my life and never get to go there!!!! :)
||Junbie Bongato wrote:||Tuesday, 21 December 2010 02:26:33 PHT
||A trip to Chocolate Hills is worthwhile to miss...beautiful scenery and a good place to see all hills. I am thankful to Former President Ferdinand Marcos he initiated to have the Chocolate Hills Complex
courtesy from Ministry of Tourism Manila,Philippines.
Its a one of a kind nice tourism project.A trip to see this place goes to see old churches,nice beaches shoreline with coconut linings,tarsier, giant snakes,
and the ricefields...OH!!! its a worthwhile remembering
||Nisha wrote:||Saturday, 18 December 2010 21:03:58 PHT
||Can it be considered as a day trip from Manila? Any guidance will be appreciated.
||adam wrote:||Friday, 3 December 2010 23:21:58 PHT
||in response to the last post, it is simple to get from cebu to bohol, you catch the super cat ferry from the pier to bohol, then arrange a private car for the day which includes the tour guide/driver, this costs approx 1800pesos in total, you will have to pay for some extra costs along the way,such as admission, parking etc. It is possible to see the major sites in one day such as Chocholate Hills, tarsier sanctory, cruise and lunch on the river, python snake, butterfly plus historical churches, if you start off early and get the later ferry back to Cebu at 6pm departure... For this to run smoothly , you will have to book your tour guide to meet you at the ferry terminal in bohol, call the tourist information office on Alona Beach to arrange. Enjoy
||tess wrote:||Wednesday, 1 December 2010 12:16:29 PHT
||Chocolate hills, so nice ,wonderful! With all the places i've been, Bohol is the best,aside from beautiful scenic spots Boholanon are very accommodating , nice and very welcoming.I hope that this will be preserved as it used to be now. I will go there again for another adventure. Wow! a nice place, Loboc cruise at night? exciting. If you want to have a good relaxation and enjoyment go to Bohol and explore the place.
God Bless Bohol!
||vhyne wrote:||Sunday, 28 November 2010 09:57:53 PHT
||from cebu, can u get a ride from tagbiliran, a cheap taxe ride to all the wonderful spots on bohol, We like to see the TARSIER, the butterfly place, and birds and of course the chocolate hills.. can we make it one day? please i need some information.
||vhyne wrote:||Saturday, 27 November 2010 11:46:12 PHT
||i would really love to go and visit bohol, i will be with my 4 year old daughter...she wants to see the big butterfly, the tarsier..bohol chocolate
||Gerry wrote:||Sunday, 14 November 2010 02:14:39 PHT
||Bohol is a beautiful place,,so i luv bohol my hometown place, God bless bohol,,,,go,go,go,ariba bohol.
||Danny wrote:||Saturday, 25 September 2010 10:57:28 PHT
||Me and my family are planning to have a vacation in cebu this coming jan 2011, and as per plan we will visit bohol to take a look for the some tourist spot. can you help me for the rent a car and were we can stay for 2 nights?
||Farrah mae Casas wrote:||Monday, 16 August 2010 16:46:02 PHT
||B-O-H-O-L was the destination we had for our family vacation for this year (April 2010).. we really love our stay there and we were so amazed with how the houses in Bohol look like.... basically, when i thought of Bohol before i can imagine old type of houses and all but my Gosh.!!! most houses there were concrete... aside from the tourist spots their, the people of Bohol were nice and very welcoming..
someday we will come back there for another Bohol Adventure..
||Jocelyn wrote:||Sunday, 8 August 2010 02:37:40 PHT
||Please give me some info for 1 day trip package,
||Celin wrote:||Saturday, 3 July 2010 20:24:27 PHT
||The view is really nice but the area at the observation hill where people usually take their pictures should be kept tidy. It was just in a sorry state when we were there. A little painting job on the walls and handrails can help.
||Archie Luayon wrote:||Saturday, 26 June 2010 18:31:16 PHT
I Love Bohol my hometown Bohol!
||joann villanil wrote:||Monday, 21 June 2010 17:21:53 PHT
||can i have your contact number? both cellphone and telephone..thank you. Joann
||WC wrote:||Wednesday, 5 May 2010 12:48:49 PHT
||Rene wrote:||Wednesday, 5 May 2010 12:15:29 PHT
||I'm an OFW but residing in Manila, my plan for retirement will on Bohol since my Hometown was in De la paz ,Cortes , Bohol. I love it
||me_emil wrote:||Tuesday, 4 May 2010 15:38:38 PHT
||Beautiful... i hope we cooperate together to maintain its beauty... please DO NOT let "LIZARDO" to ruin this beuatifyl paradise. PandayKids may help BUT we are more responsible than them. Keep the balance, No liter, in short: "Let's do clean and green" even it is like chockolate in color.. realy?
||chris wrote:||Monday, 3 May 2010 18:27:02 PHT
||Does anyone know about renting a motobike at bohol to go up to chocolate hills?
||Analou P. Pasa wrote:||Monday, 3 May 2010 14:05:07 PHT
||Bohol is one of a kind place to live in. I was born in Bohol and purely a Boholana. Chocolate Hills is one of the most beautiful natural resources. Been there for many times, the Loboc River, Panglao Resorts, The Badjiang Falls, The Hinagdanan Cave and a lot lot more. Just visit Bohol. OWESOME!!!!!!!
||Noel wrote:||Thursday, 29 April 2010 16:14:15 PHT
||What is the position of that person named "Bing"? I am planning to go to Bohol tomorrow with my whole family. I hope this Bing will treat us nice. I believe she/he is within the jurisdiction of visayas ombudsman.
||chai wrote:||Tuesday, 20 April 2010 19:40:40 PHT
||I think that person named BING IS PARANOID! Take note we should welcome guest in a friendly way. And we have to accomodate them comfortably...
||Alma wrote:||Monday, 5 April 2010 02:14:32 PHT
||My husband and I were planning to visit Bohol on our next trip to the Philippines, but after reading a lot of negative comments regarding how the Chocolate Hills attraction is run, we are having second thoughts. It is a shame that people employed in the tourist and hospitality area would make comments like "Bing" made. He should not be in this business.
||Shayne wrote:||Friday, 26 March 2010 01:47:52 PHT
||Does anyone know or have experienced the "half-done" chocolate hills resort? How was it? Is it done by now?
Would u recommend staying there for a night?
||Recy wrote:||Wednesday, 10 March 2010 15:38:22 PHT
||Our visit to bohol is one of the best!!! it was a dream come true. the chocolate hills.... the panglao beach.... tarsier and the loboc river cruise. Fantastic!!!! have time to visit this place......
||Gen wrote:||Tuesday, 19 January 2010 20:25:25 PHT
||Yeah that is not fair... They are making rules with exception to those Cars and Van from famous Resort and Hotels to park in the top of the chocolate hills... I tried it too the last time i went there with my nephews and my friend.. I have to go down and park away for 2 km. and have to ride a motorbike going up again..Management should fired that "BING" and friends that is very rude to visitors.....
||Roz wrote:||Thursday, 31 December 2009 18:50:52 PHT
||Hi. I'm not sure if this is the right place to file a complaint. Probably not, but in any case, I thought it seemed right for me to let you guys know about how utterly disappointed I am with my visit to Chocolate Hills.
My family and I spent the holidays in Bohol. We planned to tour around the city and go to places which Bohol is famous for- Panglao, EAT Danao, River Cruise, and yes, Chocolate hills. When we arrived at Chocolate Hills, we parked near the restaurant. A parking attendant named "BING" told us we could not park our vehicle there or in any area in the rotunda because it was ONLY for drop off, as stated in the executive order. That was fine, I guess if that is their rule, however, we saw at least 10 vehicles parked there with no drivers waiting at all. So we complained about it saying it was not fair to let us park all the way down the entrance gate of the chocolate hills when others were simply parking there on top. BING was very rude and crass, and he simply told us that if we do not want to follow THEIR rule then we should just leave the place and he will gladly refund our money. THAT IS NO WAY TO TREAT VISITORS! And besides, how can you expect us to PARK 2 kilometres down the road WITHOUT ANY SHUTTLE to take us on top and back? VERY BAD SERVICE INDEED. To the management of Chocolate Hills and to the Dept of Tourism, you need to do something about this. Your parking attendant BING and his "FRIENDS" there were very rude. And also, if that is your rule, make sure you are tourist-friendly enough to get a SHUTTLE and not let us walk 30 minutes each way, instead.
||Jazz Mora wrote:||Tuesday, 29 December 2009 15:29:46 PHT
||its my dream to go to bohol, ive never been there..
||albin jala wrote:||Monday, 23 November 2009 22:06:36 PHT
||sarap ng feeling...lalo na pag my kasamang reunion...the hills..looks..unusual..its one of its kind...
||edwin wrote:||Monday, 23 November 2009 14:40:34 PHT
||I've been visit there 3 times...i love it.
||gina herrera wrote:||Monday, 16 November 2009 23:10:00 PHT
||ive been to bohol last august, 2009.im always fascinateed by the lights and modern architecture in the city...happy to hear the sound of the bustling city.but when i saw the woders of nature in bohol,i promised mysself if i will be given achance again,i will go back again to visit this fascinating place.i love bohol so much...
||Lyn Christiansen wrote:||Tuesday, 10 November 2009 17:53:18 PHT
||How can we go there from Manila and is 2 days enough from Manila to Chocolate Hills and back. OR is it possible from Banaue to go Chocolate Hills and how. Can I have the email address of the hotel. Thanks.
||Lyn Christiansen wrote:||Tuesday, 10 November 2009 17:52:56 PHT
||How can we go there from Manila and is 2 days enough from Manila to Chocolate Hills and back. OR is it possible from Banaue to go Chocolate Hills and how. Can I have the email address of the hotel. Thanks.
||paris wrote:||Sunday, 8 November 2009 14:56:18 PHT
||i love chocolates
||Sir Orong wrote:||Sunday, 11 October 2009 14:35:20 PHT
||We were there last april when we had our local tour with Badiangan nhs faculty and staff s in btractionand upon seing the beautiful and amazing God's made chocolate hills we were so impressed and really enjoyed it.Then we back to our hotel at Bohol Plaza hotel and visited other tourist spots b4 going home in Iloilo.
||rejeesh wrote:||Monday, 5 October 2009 21:04:41 PHT
||i want to go there. can you help me?
||Rodark Unajan wrote:||Wednesday, 30 September 2009 20:11:16 PHT
||There's no doubt that this place would be unforgettable and remembered...
||Geez wrote:||Tuesday, 22 September 2009 16:06:17 PHT
||How to get there from Manila
||Jehan Gonzales wrote:||Friday, 18 September 2009 16:43:32 PHT
||It was last month that i went there and i think everything was so perfect. the hills are so unbelievable and yet so attractive. I've planned to go there again because i've heard that there's a new ride,like a go-cart sort of thing. i just want to ask how much it's going to cost me..thanks
||Robert Hartley wrote:||Tuesday, 1 September 2009 08:06:50 PHT
||For Chocolate Hills Complex Reception only mobile phone.
I was married there early September 1998 but has changed now due to upgrade being completed.
A Great place to go & visit but don't forget Carmen the nearest town or go up towards Bilar through Loboc by Bus or Jeepney.
||lisa wrote:||Monday, 31 August 2009 09:36:57 PHT
||really a proof that God exists and shows us how much he wants us to enjoy life and be happy to the fullest----in a good way!happy trip fellow travellers...God bless
||Frencee wrote:||Monday, 17 August 2009 15:00:46 PHT
||It was an amazing experience visiting Bohol... my great grandPa is from Bohol and my grandparents are already staying in Maribojoc... the views are all breath-taking... and they are all glimpse of grace from God...
||maria socorro yaw wrote:||Sunday, 9 August 2009 21:37:01 PHT
||hi. can u please give me the contact number of chocolate hills complex? thanks
||Rey wrote:||Wednesday, 22 July 2009 17:24:52 PHT
|| Nice to go there in bohol specially loboc river and chocolate hills. I remember my long lost friend at Nueva Strella,Talibon C.Saturimas.
||ponce cueme wrote:||Monday, 20 July 2009 16:48:29 PHT
||I'ts a nice place. I've been there.
invite your friends to go there and they will never regret. Promise....
||dianne wrote:||Sunday, 19 July 2009 15:14:27 PHT
||it gives me good info. in my research...........tnks to those who wrote this information
||meg wrote:||Thursday, 16 July 2009 10:09:49 PHT
||Hi!Me and my friends are planning 2 spend our semestral break der in Bohol and visit the Chocolate Hills.How much is the overnyt in Chocolate hills resort?
||Carlo Aguiles wrote:||Sunday, 12 July 2009 15:44:13 PHT
||We're a party of 7 PERSONS (3rd year tourism students)from Manila and were going to chocolate hills this august. can you also give me the contact number of this chocolate hills resort? and also, were looking for our transportation that will fetch us from the airport until we reach the town of Tubigon for a very cheap rate, not more than Php2500. you can contact me at 09154941873/09206399471 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
||maria socorro yaw wrote:||Tuesday, 7 July 2009 19:47:50 PHT
||can u please give me the contact number of the resort in chocolate hills... please
||manet wrote:||Sunday, 5 July 2009 10:23:48 PHT
||can't find the contact number of chocolate hills resort, can you please help me? thank you! will wait for your reply.
||Dilys wrote:||Wednesday, 20 May 2009 14:28:44 PHT
||Hi,I just can't find the contact number of The Chocolate Hills resort,I really hope can stay one night on the peak,enjoy the view. await the reply (I will be there on 25 MAY)
||Marinette wrote:||Saturday, 9 May 2009 17:45:36 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills is really amazing, God really wants people to amazed his master piece, right? So come and visit to Bohol and get a Bohol Tour
||doris wrote:||Friday, 24 April 2009 11:53:18 PHT
||Last time I visited my province it was maybe 5 years ago when I sae the chocolate hills..By that time it was stunningly beautiful...It's truely like a chocolate hills other hills are colored green and the rest are brown and it was bacause of the clouds that made the hills turned to brown like a chocolate....But now?so devastating that the true shine of the hills disappeared... Why it bacame like that....Please conserve the beuty of our nature...
||lolita quimbo wrote:||Friday, 3 April 2009 10:09:42 PHT
||I was there last Jan 23 2009,had a 2days dive in panglao, great dive site,Arco point,kalipayan point,Divers heaven,Cathedral,Black Forest, then we tour the city of tagbilaran then to carmen where we find CHOCOLATE HILLS Wonderful,Majestic,Fantastic,Woooooooooooow my mind wonder oh! what a magneficent work of God wow how great! The
spot you shouldnt miss.
||ellen wrote:||Thursday, 2 April 2009 10:45:04 PHT
||the place is great and its wonderful..we're very impressed on the view and the nature around.we are looking forward to go back there again. A VERY NICE ATTRACTION.
||ron wrote:||Saturday, 28 March 2009 14:59:24 PHT
||chocolate hills in bohol is featured in the 2009 april issue of conde nast/traveler in their where are you? CONTEST. BUY THE MAG AND READ IT. FYI.
||Aleks wrote:||Sunday, 15 March 2009 19:09:42 PHT
||A very majestic place. you will be amazed how nature works. i was there last year and im looking forward to go there this year....
||Ishtiyaque Ahmed wrote:||Saturday, 14 March 2009 21:33:11 PHT
||Unbelievable......they are more than thousand in number...so huge..so big...its just gave me an insight that how small we are when compared to nature...awesome place to visit....
||tito wrote:||Thursday, 12 March 2009 20:53:13 PHT
|| a nice and majestic place indeed! see it for yourself.. i was there once.
||mary luthchie wrote:||Tuesday, 17 February 2009 12:36:52 PHT
||....wel...as what as i had seen abt. chocolate hills i am very impressed because its very nice to see..so clean and green...keep it up!
||Joel wrote:||Tuesday, 10 February 2009 08:30:51 PHT
||Nice and beautiful place!
||ML Donna Fox wrote:||Sunday, 1 February 2009 13:45:42 PHT
It is a wonder how these hills comes about, it is natures work at its best, awesome!
||Emwing wrote:||Wednesday, 28 January 2009 10:50:18 PHT
||How do I add photos to the gallery?
I have some to share..
||Gilbert wrote:||Thursday, 15 January 2009 21:29:41 PHT
||I'll be there for only 2-day stay. I'll be my first in there hehehe.
||Ron wrote:||Thursday, 15 January 2009 09:06:09 PHT
||Hey Gilbert I will be there Feb 10/09 for 8 days
||Gilbert wrote:||Wednesday, 7 January 2009 22:27:28 PHT
||I'll be in there come this Feb. 7. See u!
||rev wrote:||Saturday, 3 January 2009 21:27:22 PHT
||I was there last Dec.28, 2008 at it's really a nice place...
||zach wrote:||Thursday, 18 December 2008 14:37:30 PHT
||if ever you are in bohol never ever check in at La Roca hotel. they serve your breakfast with cold rice from the fridge then heat it in the microwave oven. just stay away. try other hotels in the city.
||ryan wrote:||Wednesday, 3 December 2008 18:26:14 PHT
||chocolate hills is the most beautifullllll spot in the philippines and i want to stay there for the rest of my life with my tarsier.. :)
||Vicente wrote:||Wednesday, 26 November 2008 00:17:15 PHT
||Between 1980 and 1982, I undertook a quest to find out if large manmade mounds exist in the Philippines. Obviously, Bohol would be on top of the list since it was the Bohol hills that inspired this curiosity in the first place. I eventually found one that appears to qualify as manmade, but it was not in Bohol.
When I visited the Chocolate Hills in 1980 I was fotunate to come accross one smaller hill that was partially sliced to accomodate a road being constructed. From the soil profile I concluded that it was natural and contained intact evidences that indicated that it was once under water.
After years of trying to figure out how and when these hills came to be, I believe I finally have the answer.
||Rose Waem wrote:||Thursday, 9 October 2008 13:07:24 PHT
||i was planning to go to chocolate hills with my family but i dont how to get there.kindly help me to guide to go in chocolate hills and give me some tips where can i stay there for cheap hotel
||Kristine wrote:||Tuesday, 7 October 2008 10:56:45 PHT
||Hi Fe, thanks for all those great ideas. Will surely try your suggestions. My son adores dolphins I'm sure he will be delighted to actually see the real thing....can't wait to be there. thanks again :)
||Aiza wrote:||Friday, 3 October 2008 21:17:40 PHT
||well, it might be a joke and some people might find it funny but did it ever occur to you ladies and gets that other people don't find it funny, and some people take offense to that esp. if you're a native of this town. People are NOT that dumb enough not to know the difference between a joke or not. But it gives out the wrong information out there. Believe it or not some people take it seriously!
||Fe wrote:||Monday, 29 September 2008 21:32:19 PHT
||Kristine you can do many things here in bohol, aside from the Bohol countryside tour w/c is visiting 9spots including the chocolate hills and personal encounter with the tarsiers, you can have island hopping and dolphin watching, seeing the dolphins in their natural habitat, you can also go snorkeling and swimming in Balicasag islang, one of the most beautiful diving spots, then you can go on caving in danao if you like, you can have more it depends on your likes... travelling with kids are very safe with the activities i mentioned to you, if you need some ideas from me, you can email me to email@example.com, hope to hear from you
||Kristine wrote:||Friday, 26 September 2008 12:20:38 PHT
||Gosh! can't wait to see the chocolate hills myself with all your comments. makes me want to go there ditch our schedules, and rebook our flight for tomorrow. but, sadly we won't be there until november. this will be a first for all of us to go see Bohol, any suggestions as to what activities we can do? (btw, we will be traveling with 2 8yr old kids)... and "Alistair", that was a good one. I wonder what you think of the white sand of Boracay? :)
||Donn wrote:||Monday, 15 September 2008 23:38:19 PHT
||Alistair, i agree with karen. you are hilarious with that joke! some Pinoys just don't get it. too bad
||Rochel Diana Pana wrote:||Sunday, 7 September 2008 16:27:31 PHT
||I went to bohol last july to attend the town fiesta with my mom, im a native of bohol but i grew up here in manila. In my 2 weeks stay in bohol, i really appreciate the island since i never been into places which i consider as hideaway from populated city like manila..I would say that bohol is very blessed with breathtaking places. FYI.. I went to chocolate hills, sagbayan peak, loboc river, panglao particularly dumaluan beach resort, man made forest in bilar, was able to see python in albur, in blood compact, bohol plaza, hinagdanan cave, baclayon church and the best is the dolfin watching, snorkling and island hopping at pamilacan and balicasag island...oppps, before i forget i was there at puntod island which they consider as the virgin island of bohol..KUDOS to BOHOL.
||Karen wrote:||Wednesday, 3 September 2008 07:03:22 PHT
||Looking forward to seeing these marvels of nature when we visit next year. Alistair: hilarious comment. Gave me quite a chuckle - as did the outraged comments. Too bad people don't understand a joke when they see one.
||Jim wrote:||Sunday, 24 August 2008 22:10:13 PHT
||I went to the Philippines in April and May of this year, 2008. I stayed at a hotel in Cebu and bought a one day tour to see the Chocolate Hills. The Chocolate Hills do exist, and i have photos on my computer that I took of the Hills. I also saw a Tarsier, which is a nocturnal animal and very interesting.
||Chyeanne wrote:||Tuesday, 19 August 2008 09:24:26 PHT
||"Alistair" pretty sure your not a Filipino that's why you're making up your crazy stories, or i may say you are just insecure because chocolate hills is part of the "NEW 7 WONDERS OF NATURE"??? don't you have any other believable story??? How can a balloon be strong enough and stand long enough to be there for ages???
||Aiza wrote:||Sunday, 3 August 2008 00:15:59 PHT
||"Alistair" you couldn't be more WRONG!!! you're so way off!!! I don't know where you got this information but Dude, you need to get your story and facts straight!!! And news flash it's in the geographic info. about the whole story about the great and famous chocolate hills! So, get together, man! Your information is so Irrelevant and so doug gum WRONG!!!!
||Alistair wrote:||Saturday, 2 August 2008 21:18:39 PHT
||The one thing not being told is, that the Philippine govt actually created these hills themselves as a tourist trap. Inside each hill is 166 fililipo peasants blowing air into a large cone shape balloons. If you sneak out and spy on the hills in the middle of the night, u can see Filipino peasants painting each hill chocolate brown for the tourist delight. How do i know this? I used to be in charge of hill #1114 until i released my peasants and set them free and got fired. Now i want to tell the world!!!
||Joemark wrote:||Thursday, 31 July 2008 08:40:29 PHT
||"wow" the God's says that's my work it's so wonderful......
||Meriam Polinar wrote:||Thursday, 24 July 2008 11:45:32 PHT
||It's a nature wonder! Definitely unstructured by human hands....It's just one of those that point us to the Great Creator! (Psalms 40:5)
||Arthur Cheng wrote:||Monday, 21 July 2008 10:34:41 PHT
||Will be visiting the place for a first hand look.
||Romnick Soberano wrote:||Friday, 18 July 2008 07:02:19 PHT
||Let's support Chocolate Hills, and be proud for this God-given gift.
||Aiza wrote:||Wednesday, 9 July 2008 00:13:24 PHT
||I was just there last June, and there's so much I can say about the Chocolate Hills but only two words can sum it all up and that is AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL!!! It sure has changed over the years but it's more and more beautiful everytime. It's really beautiful and romantic during sunset. And I'm proud to be a carmenon.
||maureen luanne cruje wrote:||Saturday, 21 June 2008 21:04:15 PHT
||Amazing!!! I was there last june 3, 2008. I love the view...Perfect! GOD is very GReat. Thank you LORD for having this nature to my COUntry Philippines. Chocolate Hills is number one...
||Chris Francis wrote:||Wednesday, 11 June 2008 10:05:52 PHT
||Definatly deserves to be in the top 3 its impresseve to say the least and pictures dont really capture the awe u feel when ur standing on the observation deck and ur surrounding by these mounde as far as the eye can see , surely one of the most spectacular views the earth has to offer in fact so amazing i intend to go back for a 2nd look ,lol
||Nechelle wrote:||Wednesday, 11 June 2008 02:09:37 PHT
||Right at this moment Chocolate Hills is in the number three of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Chocolate Hills deserves to be the number one.
||Marvin Angelo Oloris wrote:||Thursday, 5 June 2008 14:54:38 PHT
||Chocolate Hills deserves to have a spot in that "contest".
||Alauddin Al Hossain wrote:||Saturday, 31 May 2008 20:42:30 PHT
||Just excellence. Thanks God.I have seen a havenly place. If find opportunity i will definitely visit the hill.
||Conrad Naive wrote:||Saturday, 31 May 2008 13:42:50 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills reminds me how great and awesome our Creator God is! God in His sovereignty made this unique soil formation which we can't see in other parts of the world. It's God alone who created all the world's wonders and from the mighty to the small, the glory in them all is from him and for him. He wants men and women to know him and display His glory in all of His creations. No wonder, I voted Chocolate Hills as the world's number one!
||Owie wrote:||Thursday, 29 May 2008 15:31:05 PHT
||Chocolate Hills is now in the top 7 of the New 7 Wonders of the World list based on the Live Ranking update.
Check it out at http://new7wonders.com
You may also check http://new-7-wondersoftheworld.blogspot.com which is blog page with brief description of other nominees.
||Girlintrouble wrote:||Tuesday, 20 May 2008 17:58:05 PHT
||Kadaghang mga foreigners nga nakaanha sa chocolate hills negative man halos ang feedback??? ngano kaha?
Dili man seguro halos tanan nga mga langyaw ang may negatibo nga ikasulti bahin sa Chocolate hills. Kasagaran ming dayeg man sila sa Chocolate hills kay talagsaon raman na siya og anha lang nimo makita sa Bohol. Sa akoang pagsabot nga ang dili lang nila ganahan didto sa complex kay ang building nga wala pa gyod mahuman pag-ayo(Dili man god unique tan-awon ang building nga makadayeg ang mga langyaw nga motan-aw) og ang ka gubot sa lugar gumikan sa ka daghang turista nga mi bisita sa atoang ma anindot nga lugar, ang Chocolate hills.---Lyn
|Prettyche_f wrote:||Sunday, 11 May 2008 19:02:08 PHT
||Because nobody can explain very well how chocolate hills were formed, obviously the world wonders..it answers itself.. so stop wondering then..it only proves that chocolate hills standout to be one of the 7 wonders of the world...
||Eva Espejo wrote:||Monday, 28 April 2008 16:34:04 PHT
||So this is the reason why i can't find chocolate hills in the list of the nominees. Can someone please do something about this ... Mabuhay Pilipinas!
||Eva Espejo wrote:||Monday, 28 April 2008 16:32:33 PHT
||So this is the reason why i can't find chocolate hills in the list of the nominees. Can someone please do something about this ... Mabuhay Pilipinas!
||Hoz wrote:||Sunday, 27 April 2008 20:35:53 PHT
||For up to date information (March, 2008) on the Chocolate Hills Complex check my blog:
I visited this spring and have posted a few pictures.
||Mary Ann wrote:||Sunday, 27 April 2008 19:28:06 PHT
||Reply of The New 7 Wonders Committee
Please note that all nominees remain provisional nominees until they
Confirmation requires the nominee to set up an Official Supporting
which point they become an Official Nominee.
Any provisional nominees without Official Supporting Committees cannot
participate and therefore are suspended until this situation is rectified.
For information on how to set up an Official Supporting Committee,
New7Wonders decision is final as to whether to accept or decline any
participants following the rules of participation.
The New7Wonders Team
||Noel wrote:||Sunday, 27 April 2008 00:03:26 PHT
||The New7Wonders Team emailed me below.
Please note that all nominees remain provisional nominees until they have been confirmed.
Confirmation requires the nominee to set up an Official Supporting Committee, at which point they become an Official Nominee. Any provisional nominees without Official Supporting Committees cannot
participate and therefore are suspended until this situation is rectified.
For information on how to set up an Official Supporting Committee, please visit:
New7Wonders decision is final as to whether to accept or decline any participants following the rules of participation.
||Maik Beniabon wrote:||Friday, 25 April 2008 09:34:52 PHT
||Its very disappointing that the Chocolate Hills is no longer in the list. I see no reason why the nomination should be removed. Someone has to do something about this. The Chocolate Hills should be in the top 7!
||Juland Salayo wrote:||Friday, 25 April 2008 04:16:15 PHT
||¿donde estanlos chocolate hills? antes estaba en el septima pero ahorita no esta en la lista de los nominados. ¿esta elimininado? no, por favor, esta lugar esta bien bonito y maravilloso. ¡muchas gracias! ¡viva las islas filipinas!
||Juland Salayo wrote:||Friday, 25 April 2008 04:13:58 PHT
||¿donde estanlos chocolate hills? antes estaba en el septima pero ahorita no esta en la lista de los nominados. ¿esta elimininado? no, por favor, esta lugar esta bien bonito y maravilloso. ¡muchas gracias! ¡viva las islas filipinas!
||Juland Salayo wrote:||Friday, 25 April 2008 04:13:19 PHT
||Â¿donde estanlos chocolate hills? antes estaba en el septima pero ahorita no esta en la lista de los nominados. Â¿esta elimininado? no, por favor, esta lugar esta bien bonito y maravilloso. Â¡muchas gracias! Â¡viva las islas filipinas!
||Gerrel wrote:||Wednesday, 23 April 2008 21:24:26 PHT
||Bakit po wala ung chocolate hills sa list ng new 7 wonders hindi po tuloy ako makapag vote!!! gusto ko po kasing iboto ang sariling atin dahil alam ko na dapat ikarangal ng bawat pilipino ang natatanging kagandahan ng mga natatanging tanawin sa ating bansa... hehehe sana may magawa po kayo ukol rito!!! gud luck sa atin....
||Nadtram wrote:||Wednesday, 23 April 2008 20:17:55 PHT
||My time to vote before was wasted of time and effort. I do convincing many people to vote online Chocolate Hills but what happen now. It seems like a bubble that disappeared in the list of the nominees of new 7 wonders of the world.
What's the reason that Chocolate hill is not consider? It's a nature wonder, not created by human being.
||Sherwin wrote:||Wednesday, 23 April 2008 00:30:57 PHT
||yeah.. Why is it missing in the list of new7wonders of nature??? Please do something to bring it back there...
||Ven wrote:||Tuesday, 22 April 2008 19:48:40 PHT
||Chocolate Hills is indeed a wonder!! But where is it in the new7wonders? Please do something. What about the supporting committee? Where are you? I'm so disappointed. I hope it will be reinstated.
||Ian wrote:||Tuesday, 22 April 2008 16:31:21 PHT
||Joe is right! it should be reinstated as a valid nominee. BTW, is there a supporting commitee for the chocolate hills? if not, maybe that's the reason why it's been removed. anyways, someone should do something.
||Joe wrote:||Tuesday, 22 April 2008 06:19:07 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills doesn't seem to be a valid nomination anymore. What gives? It had better be reinstated as a qualified nominee or I'll be very angry.
||Ian wrote:||Tuesday, 22 April 2008 01:12:29 PHT
||why is it that i can't find chocolate hills in the list? was it removed for some unknown reason? the last time i checked it, it was ranked 6th. BTW, tubbataha reef is now rank 9 and puerto princesa is ranked 162.
||Francis Guillen wrote:||Monday, 21 April 2008 19:57:05 PHT
||ei bakit wla na sa nominees ang chocolate hills?
nadisqualified ba? sayang yan pa nman ang
may pinakamabilis na bag-akyat sa ranking na
nanggaling sa pilipinas.
||Winwin Cheng wrote:||Tuesday, 8 April 2008 09:56:54 PHT
||As of April 8, 2008, the Chocolate Hills is now ranked 8th for new 7 wonders of Nature.
Please support for the other three Philippine Entries:
10th place - Tubbhataha Reef in Palawan
18th place - Mayon Volcano in Bicol
||GP wrote:||Thursday, 3 April 2008 10:38:40 PHT
||Hi po.. hope you wouldnt mind, we quoted from here tidbits about chocolate hills para sa support for it to be named one of new7wonders of nature.
You may view the article here po:
Let's support Chocolate Hills! Vote here: http://www.new7wonders.com/nature/en/index/
||Alan wrote:||Tuesday, 1 April 2008 23:17:05 PHT
there are some places around the world that are known by our ancestors to be special. in some of these they built temple and churches and monuments (panteon, stonehenge,..) these places are holy and need to be preserved (by unesco). by the way i will go soon to your nice country and hope to visit chocolate hills soon... see you soon there!
||Adu y Bañez wrote:||Sunday, 16 March 2008 02:32:29 PHT
||Chocolate Hills is a unique and wonderful. To all my fellow Boholanos, please cast your vote for Chocolate Hills entry for the new Seven Wonders of the World.
||James Canlas wrote:||Saturday, 15 March 2008 23:34:53 PHT
||Hi guys please support Chocolate Hills and other 2 Philippine sites on the campaign for the search of the new 7 wonders of nature. please visit the site: http://www.new7wonders.com/nature/en/
Spread the word and make our beautiful sites known to the world!
||Pie wrote:||Saturday, 15 March 2008 15:02:40 PHT
||Boto nyo po Chocolate hills as one of the new 7 wonders of the world
||Arogo wrote:||Monday, 10 March 2008 05:24:05 PHT
||It's a rather sad but beautiful legend. I will visit the Hills again, and try to see if I can feel this energy. Thanks Alan.
||jennifer wrote:||Tuesday, 19 February 2008 13:31:26 PHT
||may i know how much the room rate? in chocolate hills.....thanks i wait your reply asap
||Alan wrote:||Wednesday, 13 February 2008 00:55:55 PHT
i can tell you, when i was there on chocolate hills i could feel the magic of the place, like an energy coming up. the trip from bohol beach to chocolate hills is worth as well, driving through the rice-fields with friendly and smiling people working with their caribao. see you soon, Arogo is coming back soon :-)
||Aloya wrote:||Monday, 11 February 2008 11:34:23 PHT
||This is the place were my parents meet and fall in love with each other. Till the years gone by, they have a daughter name Aloya and that's me. They told me about the legend of having this famous tourist spot in the world, the tale of Arogo and Aloya. Arogo, a young and very strong giant who fell in love with an ordinary mortal girl named Aloya. After she died, the giant Arogo cried and his tears turned into hills, as a lasting proof of his lonely life without Aloya. That sounds romantic right?! Now me and my family are presently residing here in Carmen, Bohol. I'm thinking when I could have like Arogo in my life... Hehehehe, still single!!!
||Sussette wrote:||Wednesday, 19 December 2007 10:15:41 PHT
||Chocolate Hills is a must-see place not only in Bohol but in the whole country! Ganda talaga, But i think the attraction of Bohol is not only its beautiful and natural scenery but most especially is its people, the Boholenos. Marunong talagang tumanggap ng bisita. I just wish that they would remain sincere and friendly to their visitors. Babalik talaga ako sa Bohol!
||Rey Costa wrote:||Thursday, 29 November 2007 01:09:41 PHT
||I am originally from Cavite and left the Philippines in 1968 to join the United States Navy. I had been all over the world but somehow never been to the different islands in the Philippines not until last January 2007 when my wife Tess and I, went to visit Davao. I was impress with Davao so we decided that everytime we visit the Philippines we are going to see the different islands. Last November 12-13, 2007 we visited Bohol and of course Chocolate Hills in Carmen. What a wonderful sight and now I have been telling friends here in the states to visit Bohol especially The Chocolate Hills. The people are very friendly and the city, towns, and barrios that we had been through are ecologically sound. Go visit Bohol!
||Conniejoy Jala Morada wrote:||Sunday, 25 November 2007 20:37:18 PHT
||Helloooo....ganda talga ng Bohol..lalo na sa Sikatuna tree park ...jan galing ang mama ko JALA CLAN.....~!!!!!!balik ako Jan dis may and June..........
||Emmanuel S. Budiongan wrote:||Sunday, 28 October 2007 14:21:58 PHT
||I am a true-bodied Boholano, but I was away from my beloved Bohol since 1983. I was not able to return Bohol since then, that's the main reason that i keep of looking news about this mystical place. I travelled half of the globe but fails to visit Bohol, this coming summer my dream might be granted for I had a plan to visit the place with my family. I am from Barangay Agape, Loboc, Bohol. I am really so proud and happy to have seen such site like this. More power guys! I am so proud to be a Bol-anon!
||Mary Jane Butron-Zamora wrote:||Friday, 26 October 2007 09:05:21 PHT
||I visited "Chocolate Hills" some 13 years ago (I was just in my junior high school then). My cousins brought me there. It was splendid! How I wish I could visit Bohol again and bring my 3-year-old son and husband to see such wonderful view. I'm married for 4 years now and yet my husband (a Caviteño) and son haven't visited my home province. My aunts are inviting us to come over and attend the BUTRON CLAN reunion on May 2008. I don't know if my boss would let me take a one-week leave. You see, I'm one of his "action man". I'll keep my fingers crossed and I'd try to ask for boss' permission. I miss visiting Bohol... I miss my relatives (BUTRON & BALBIDO CLANS) and friends there... I miss the very accommodating and friendly people of Tagbilaran City, Sierra Bullones and Loboc (all in Bohol). I miss my dear friends Boyett Unajan, Aisa Arabejo, Clarissa Unajan-Reyes.
||Ana budiongan Castaneda wrote:||Wednesday, 24 October 2007 12:41:27 PHT
||I am a boholana by heart and soul and whereever i go, i always remain a boholana. I have been away from our province for the last 30 years and have not been home since 1991. Currently, I am at UPLos Banos, College, Laguna. I am very glad indeed that our province has its own website, whenever i feel homesick and lonely i just go to the website. In my simple way of helping our tourism industry, I encourage my friends both local and foreign to visit our province citing our very good tourists spots. I really miss bohol and i'm really looking forward to visit soon. Keep up the good work, keep on updating our website and more power.
||Ana budiongan Castaneda wrote:||Tuesday, 23 October 2007 15:46:58 PHT
||Hi. hello, bol-anon gyod ko nga dako, taga buenavista Loboc, Bohol. I am very lang kay dugay na tawon ko wa nakauli sa ato, its been 14 years ago na tawon na wa ko nakauli sa Loboc. Mao nag sigi na lang ko ug internert aronmakit-an ta ang mag daghang kauswagan sa atong lugar no. I'm very glad with your effort introducing our dear province globally no, more power ug daghan salamat diay sa atong web site gwapo ni kaajo.
||Sha-sha wrote:||Saturday, 13 October 2007 21:02:10 PHT
||Hi. My fiancee is planning for a vacation for 4 days there and I want to know whats the best beach where we can stay? and how much? Package will help,if there is and also it would be nice if its near also chocolate hill so we can visit that. Thanks.
||Robert D. Garcia wrote:||Tuesday, 9 October 2007 13:25:56 PHT
||Hi! We'll be in Alegre, Cebu last week. Thereafter, we are planning to go to Bohol to see Chocolate Hills and other tourist spots. How can we go there from Cebu City and where can we stay, and approximate costs? What other places in Bohol do you suggest? Thanks.
||Laila wrote:||Monday, 8 October 2007 03:43:46 PHT
||my bro and i were planning to go to bohol next week.. we want to find out how much it would cost us for a tour to bohol, like the chocolate hills...tarsier etc..
||Laila wrote:||Monday, 8 October 2007 03:39:04 PHT
||can you provide me details for the fares ...from tagbiliran to chocolate hills and also from tubigon to chocolate hills... thank you
||Detchie Gallega Batac wrote:||Friday, 5 October 2007 11:40:16 PHT
||I really love this place. It's awesome. I haven't been there and I love it already... what more if I've already been there, right?? ;-D We plan to go there middle of this month. I'm sure we'll have a good time.. Can't wait to see you CHOCOLATE HILLS...
||Sandy wrote:||Thursday, 4 October 2007 22:39:59 PHT
||Hi were planning to go to Chocolate hills,Loboc church and Tarsier place, we want only for a day were from Singapore and student is there any cheap acommadation nearby and how to go there is expensive to hire a car
||Isay wrote:||Tuesday, 25 September 2007 21:50:30 PHT
||Hi. me and my bf are going to Bohol for one day though we're not staying there for an overnight. too bad. uhm, can you suggest a itinerary for us? within a day? The transportation and the cost and the time needed to be consumed. Please? Thank you.
||Ronald de Villa wrote:||Monday, 24 September 2007 14:22:18 PHT
||I and my friend, plan to go to Cebu this sembreak and from there, we're passing by Bohol for an overnyt.. I wanted to go to the chocolate hills, loboc church and the tarsier sanctuary, can we make it in one day. How long is the bus ride from Tagbilaran to the chocolate hills? How much will it cost.. can u suggest of an itinerary where to go first so it's more convenient and how long should it take, the transpo and the cost. thank you so much
||Clifson Damian wrote:||Wednesday, 12 September 2007 16:09:04 PHT
||Hi there, we'll be at Bohol on sept. 27-29. we'll be staying at Metrocentre Hotel in Tagbilaran city. Can you please help us on how to go to chocolate hills, tarsier sanctuary, loboc river, loboc church, sandugo site and baclayon church. we're just two, is it advisable to hire a transport? Thanks a lot....kindly email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
||Robert Gedaro wrote:||Tuesday, 11 September 2007 00:58:50 PHT
Welcome to Carmen, Bohol to see the amazing hills, the CHOCOLATE HILLS which the Carmenian are proud of. These are the great art of the Living and Mighty God who created the heavens and earth. Sagbayan is my home town which is next to Carmen Bohol. I'm proud of being "Bolanon" because of these things, the treasures of nature given by our God as gifts. When I went up to the hill I felt the presence of God and it reminded me of God's victory over many temptations. It's really wonderful to be in these hills. In spring the hills look like green but in summer they look like brown chocolate. So we called them chocolate hills. Once upon a time the legend says, there were giants in this place. They were fighting and throwing brown soil balls made by themselves and those soil balls became hills when they reached to the ground, that's why people called them chocolate hills.
Do you know the smallest monkey in the world? The Tarsier? You can find them only in this place. They are very tiny monkeys. Do you want to see them? Feel free to come to this area. Just visit my hometown. I'm welcoming you there. Yes, there is another one hill, we called it Sagbayan peak. It's really beautiful. Try to visit us, you won't regret the real experience in your life. See you there. Oh, tell me before you go there because I'm in China now.
||Jean Lee wrote:||Sunday, 9 September 2007 13:36:33 PHT
||At first I thought the Chocolate Hills was just a nice land form to look at. But when I read the facts and informations about the Chocolate Hills.... well, I was amazed on how people imagined what this hill was! not only that, I gained more interesting facts about the Chocolate Hills.
||Mau wrote:||Saturday, 8 September 2007 00:35:31 PHT
||We're planning to go there on our honeymoon..we would like to visit all beautiful places in Bohol..especially chocolate hills but we would like to stay in Alona beach. does it accessible on transpo?
||Eden wrote:||Monday, 3 September 2007 06:24:14 PHT
||Wow, The site from there is amazing. I've been there twice with my family, my dads side anyway. My dad insisted on seeing Chocolate hills so we drove from sagbayan to go see it. The place is nice, but if you ask me a bit unfinished. I mean, for being the most famous tourist spot in Bohol, you think they'd fix it up a bit. It's not as nice as Sagbayan Peak. We didn't stay the night but we did stay for lunch in this pleasant cafe. And we did swim in the pool, but we found it hard to believe they maintained it weekly. It was a bit dirty, and we had to go down several steps to get to it. But aside from the place, the view was spectacular. I reccomend this place to everyone.
||Owen Swinnerton wrote:||Tuesday, 17 July 2007 18:36:41 PHT
||Tuesday,19 June 2007 01:53 PHT
It was so nice to see chocolate hills it was my wifes dream to come and see them and we went there to see them and my wifes dream come true she was so happy to be there and me to it was a great day there
||Alfe wrote:||Saturday, 7 July 2007 22:12:29 PHT
||The chocolate hills is really nice to see and i am proud that my parents came from the province of Bohol. I can say that we'll always be amazed with God's Creations. I've been there twice. First is through the 214 steps and second is through the Sagbayan peak. The place is really nice and I assure you that People there are very nice people. I can also say that the beach there are great. You'll see white sand and clean and very clear water.
||Giselle Lou P. Ay - ad wrote:||Thursday, 5 July 2007 19:34:29 PHT
WOW! indeed it's one of GOD'S magnificent creations. i can't believe we had that here in country. It's really sumthin' we should be Proud of. My father is from BOHOL too. And we really love to go there with my family and friends. I once brought an American friend there and he was really amazed. And He doesn't want to go home after that u know. That's how striking the Chocolate Hills are and the TARSIER also was sooooo cute that He wants to take one home. 'Twas a really great experience then. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!!!
||Jade wrote:||Saturday, 30 June 2007 18:50:10 PHT
||I love the view of chocolate hills. I`ve been there twice. My father was also a native from Bohol but our family live in Mindanao. Though I am here in other country but I love scanning your website every now & then. Thanks for havin this one, I got the chance to remember my happy times with my relatives there.
||Rhyno wrote:||Tuesday, 26 June 2007 16:57:04 PHT
||Yes chocolate hills complex is very nice and wonderful spot here in Bohol, I know this because i had been working here for almost 5 months as my on the job training.. I love this resort becsuse aside from from we ars safe, we are also enjoy the beauty and wonderful made... They have also their staff whom you can fully like because they are all gkood and nice person to talk.. if you need to have relaxation you can simply call their blind massuere man, i forgot his name , were friend so much this person caz this person is very friendly and nice to talk to...all i can say is CHOCOLATE HILLS COMPLEX is the very best spot all over. Thanks for reading mine.
||Ned wrote:||Thursday, 21 June 2007 12:24:58 PHT
Maybe I can help you. Just email me or call/text me qt 09173042212.
||Teddy Getigan Tabaranza wrote:||Saturday, 16 June 2007 21:19:39 PHT
||Wow what a marvelous view. kanus-a kaha ako maka adto didto. I'm from Bohol pero wala pa ko maka suroy dihang lugara. Sana someday i could take my holiday dili gyud nako palabyon ang panahon nga dili ko makita ang famous Chocolate hills.
||Carlito wrote:||Saturday, 16 June 2007 14:45:43 PHT
||Hi, muzta naman ang Chocolate hills
||Gina wrote:||Friday, 8 June 2007 02:51:12 PHT
||We're going to Bohol in December ... how is the weather during this time. I don't want to go if it'll be rain rain rain! I hear it's beautiful but it's the only time we can go (can't go in the summer). Please advise!
||Christy/Simran wrote:||Saturday, 5 May 2007 18:35:46 PHT
||Wow the place is really wonderful,And it is also a right place if you want to relax.....chocolate hills..the first time I saw it in the picture I was really fascinated.............thanks to my love (kuldeep chand from India) I hope you will visit me here and we will go together in Bohol....I love you so much!!!!!!!!!
||Kuldeep, from Punjab (India) wrote:||Saturday, 28 April 2007 17:16:12 PHT
||''From the name of these hills, not seeming chocolate. but these r sweet like chocolate and looks like a pregnant lady.The chocolate hills one of the best and the green views of Philippines. 1st time my girl friend, my beloved, my sweety ''Christy/Simran'' from Illigan city of Philippines send me these pictures.
I like these very much. Hope You all also like these hills.Thank you very much my love for these picture. I love you/I miss you Simran.-----> always KULDEEP from India''
||Tarsier wrote:||Wednesday, 11 April 2007 23:48:43 PHT
||Hello mga kababayans! If you don't mind, kindly post your experience in your Bohol tour using the link below
Thank you very much!
||Carla wrote:||Saturday, 7 April 2007 11:50:27 PHT
||Hi Emman. Do you have the contact nos or just the mail ad for varescon taxi. I'm really interested to go to Bohol this May. And can you pls tell me how much would it cost? Thank you.
||Benzon Lobrigas wrote:||Tuesday, 3 April 2007 10:35:19 PHT
||The Chocolate hills one of the beautiful views in our country.wala nang mas higit pa sa bohol.Mabuhay ang mga Boholanos..........
||Magdalena de Guzman wrote:||Thursday, 22 March 2007 14:28:47 PHT
||As I said earlier, one need not examine all 1200 hills to make sense of what they are. Just take one hill to examine. I bet it will generate lots of information. Then, one can ask the following questions. Are they natural, or are they man-made? One can't compare tropical Bohol to desert like Egypt. Tropical Bohol could not preserve materials used by ancient Bohol people. Whatever materials were available then deteriorated quickly due to its tropical weather. While the sandy, dessert Egypt preserved many remnant materials from the past.
||Magdalena de Guzman wrote:||Thursday, 22 March 2007 14:12:28 PHT
||Did anyone think of excavating at least one of those "Chocolate Hills" to find out if they were once a city....that those were buildings built thousands of years ago. After all, the Visayan Culture is ancient. It would be nice to find out and and see what's underneath the grasses and soil of these hills.
||Emman wrote:||Monday, 19 March 2007 19:00:04 PHT
||Ang lupit ng Bohol!!! From blood compact, Baclayon church & museum, biggest phyton in captivity (with matching entertainment by marimar), Loboc river cruise lunch, tarsier, billar man made forest, chocolate hills, hinagdanan cave and lastly Panglao island. Super experience tlga ang visit namin. Just a day tour and overnight @ alona tropical... Its paradise... An escape to the busy Manila.. I would like to thank darling & ruben of varescon taxi for making this trip possible & enjoyable. (Kahit nasiraan kami ng konti). Hope to see u again Bohol...
||Bong wrote:||Sunday, 11 March 2007 14:13:23 PHT
||Need 4-day tour assistance this coming July @ bohol..any offers? 09226596927
||NNSA wrote:||Saturday, 24 February 2007 10:41:58 PHT
|| It's great to know that Bohol's tourism industry is doing very well today. I'm proud of all the people who really contribute their best for the province's success. I've been to places like Singapore,Malaysia, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Arizona...I'm now currently residing here in New Jersey, USA. Of all the places I've gone to, nothing beats our own province, Bohol. It's the most beautiful island for me pa rin. I'm proud for being a Filipino and a Boholana to my very core. Keep up the great work guys!
||Jopet wrote:||Wednesday, 21 February 2007 09:55:17 PHT
Breakfast at fast food in a mall( to save time)
Head to chocolate Hills (one and a half hour drive from Tagbilaran)
Lunch and Cruise and Loboc River
Visit Loboc Church and Museum
Stop at Man-made forest in Bilar
Prony, the largest python in captivity in the Philippines
Sandugo (blood compact site)
Tarsier foundation in Corella
(ask the driver the order of the sites to be sure which comes first)
End of Day tour
Check in at Panglao
(we stayed at Bohol beach club and we enjoyed it very much)
Day 2 swimming
glass bottom boat ride at 10:00 am (free for bohol beach club guests, afternoon rides are less enjoyable because of the big waves)
Day 3 dolphin watching and island tour
Day 4 Check in at Bohol Tropics in Tagblaran
City tour (Island city mall) for pasalubong.
peanut kisses and other peanut products and ube piyaya. Sisi (small oyster bagoong should be placed in a styro ice box to be allowed in the plane)
Other sites at the opposite side of Bohol is the Mag Aso falls in Antequera and the Punta Cruz watch tower in Maribujoc
hope you enjoy your tour!
||Jopet wrote:||Wednesday, 21 February 2007 09:24:44 PHT
||To Emman and Sheree:
Try to contact Edgar Loquillano for transport services in Bohol 09278757229
||Devy wrote:||Tuesday, 20 February 2007 14:53:11 PHT
||Hello everybody! Need assistance in going around Bohol? Feel free to email me at email@example.com
||Botch wrote:||Tuesday, 20 February 2007 09:15:08 PHT
||Hi! me and my friends are looking for somebody who can assist/drive us around on our countryside tour on mar3 wd an affordable rate if possible..u can reach me at 0917-7474175 asap..thanks! Help will be much appreciated!
||Jeje wrote:||Friday, 9 February 2007 14:52:15 PHT
||To Jocelyn DC, it takes one hour if u ride a van, and 2 hours if you ride a passenger bus from Tagbilaran to Carmen. I have a sugestion for you in order that its easy for u and economize ur time in coming chocolatehills. Just take a ferry from Cebu to Tubigon. You can comeback to Cebu the same day, but I'm sure u'll never be satisfied.
||Ned wrote:||Saturday, 3 February 2007 00:26:48 PHT
If you like someone who eill assist you what to do from manila to cebo then to bohol, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
||Emman wrote:||Monday, 22 January 2007 12:51:34 PHT
||Me and my wife are planning to go around bohol and visit the tourist sites. can someone help me make an itinerary??? Pls.. We'll be coming from Manila then plane to Cebu then ferry to tagbilaran.
Hope a good samaritan could hel me do this in one day.
||Ned wrote:||Sunday, 21 January 2007 08:22:55 PHT
||Jocelyn DC,, Hi. I am from carmen. yes you can visit the chocolate hills and other spots of Bohol for a day. If you come from Cebu in the morning, you can come back in the afternoon. you may check email@example.com for any assistance you may need.
||Jocelyn DC wrote:||Sunday, 21 January 2007 06:09:04 PHT
||Hi, Im planning to go to Bohol to see the Chocolate Hills. I understand that I have to take a ferry from Cebu to Tagbilaran. How long and how do I get to Carmen from Tagbilaran? Since there is only 1 accomodation in Carmen that is run by the Government, where is the nearest Hotel or Resort from there? Also, Is it possible for me to go to Carmen and comeback the same day to Cebu? How long does it take? Your input is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
||CD wrote:||Saturday, 13 January 2007 06:05:40 PHT
||When I saw a picture of the chocolate hills the first thing I thought of is burial mounds. Has anyone looked into this? Has anyone used sound waves or ground penetrating radar to check the hills?
||Andrew Gazsi wrote:||Thursday, 21 December 2006 00:09:13 PHT
||“Cynics have all of the questions, but none of the answers”
Firstly there is a fine line between skepticism and cynicism, and I fall within the former. Also if science is more than just logic (which I of course agree upon) then why have these seemingly superior tools not discovered the hills origin? And responding to the statement I made about religion(s) whitewash of ancient history, well then you only need to read a few books my friend. The library at Alexandria: destroyed, Mayan's text: 90% destroyed or hidden, Catholicism has swept the ancient world and kept much at bay within the Vatican, and the suppression of pagan rituals and rites have continued to this day. The only reason that I mentioned the Abrahamic faiths is that they are the most powerful, and have the most to lose, so if I am wrong about the Abrahamic faiths namely Christianity then I will concede. However, my initial statement about how these hills cannot be man-made simply because their construction would be grander than the Great Pyramids is still, in my opinion, bullocks. If that is the reasoning of great scientists and scholars, then what can we expect from the ignorant masses?
Post Script: Just pointing out the obvious flaw in your assessment of the hills. That just because their construction would rival that of the Great Pyramids, does not mean that they cannot be man-made. My point of view is not cynicism, it is skepticism, for I have some suggestions that would inevitably serve as answers; namely excavation. But, I suppose I am just a simpleton in your superior viewpoint! Cheers, happy Hanukkah.
You are right that just because the task appears to be difficult, is no reason it cannot be done. However, if you visit the pyramids, and look carefully, you will find many traces of human activity. You will see villages of workers, old quarries, with some stones still partly chopped out, etc. None of this can be found near the Chocolate Hills.
One of the strengths of science is that it knows its limitations, and do admit where they do not have the answer, so holding it against science they haven't reached a conclusion yet is unjustified. Given time and research, we will surely learn to understand the Chocolate Hills better.
I think holding religion responsible for the destruction of ancient cultures is an exaggeration. It is true many traditions have disappeared as a result of conversion. If you have ever been to the Vatican museum, like we have, you will find one of the biggest collections of ancient art and cultural artifacts in existence, which have been carefully preserved for centuries. We owe it to Muslim translators and researchers that many works from the Greek antiquity have been preserved while Europe was going through its Dark Ages. The Jewish religion never had the drive to proselytize or build empires. I think the true culprit is plain and simple greed, I admit greed often operating under the guise of religion, but greed none the less.
José Rizal tried to show, by republishing De Morga's history, that Filipino culture had actually declined and not improved under three centuries of Spanish rule, and also exposed the highly corrupt and greedy nature of the "frailocracy."
As final remarks, my article was not intended to be scientific, and I do not assume my audience to be simpletons. Merry Christmas, and the best for 2007!--Jeroen.
|Mike Snow wrote:||Wednesday, 20 December 2006 12:30:02 PHT
||I have asked for quality photos of the chocolate hills (i.e. tarsier, the hills, etc.) at least 200 dpi and measuring 10 inches on the long side, but still have gotten no response or pictures that meet these parameters. My editor is awaiting them, and will not be able to run a story that can bring Bohol tourism very good publicity without them.
||Andrew Gazsi wrote:||Tuesday, 19 December 2006 15:42:19 PHT
||I find it hard to imagine that the average human being would quickly abandon the "idea... as the effort would surely surpass the construction of the pyramids in Egypt’s" that the chocolate hills could in fact be man made. Whoever wrote this conclusion, which also shows up on other websites verbatim, must not know how to use logic. To say that something couldn't exist, or doesn't exist, or could not have happened a certain way, only because it was never heard of before; frankly is asinine. Ever since youth I have been continually disappointed by the “expert” opinion, and how it uses illogical conclusions to disprove logical assumptions. Funny thing is that the scientific community still has not agreed upon the genesis of these “structures.” I can only conclude that the Abrahamic faiths have whitewashed much of the world’s ancient history. Cheers to your “logical” and oh so “educational” Website.
Cynics have all of the questions, but none of the answers. There is more to science than logic, and the primary source of scientific knowledge is observation; logic is merely a bunch of rules to put some order in our reasoning about things. Since I am not a follower of any of the Abrahamic faiths, I won't feel offended, but I believe the conclusion that these faiths have whitewashed much of ancient history without any supporting evidence is just as rash as concluding that the Chocolate Hills are man-made, as the evidence to the contrary is overwhelming, and that is basically what this article claims in response to fanciful pseudo-scientific suggestions.--Jeroen.
|Evangeline Galia Schalck wrote:||Friday, 15 December 2006 17:15:45 PHT
||I saw this wonderfull Chocolate hills last June 2006 and I enjoyed my vacation. I cant forget the 214 steps of stairs.
||Erms wrote:||Thursday, 7 December 2006 05:41:31 PHT
||Hu knows "boyet"? drives a van in Bohol... pls reply... urgent... pls contact me.. 09158895501
||Jun Lacierda wrote:||Friday, 24 November 2006 15:39:35 PHT
||Hi, Mga Sano!!! What a beautiful place to go, of course BOHOL...I saw a wonderful chocolate hills when I went there. It's very nice and a cold place to live in. And I saw some beautiful spots in Bohol when I go around, its amazing and enchanting place.
||Joyen wrote:||Sunday, 22 October 2006 23:10:01 PHT
||We hv 2 senior citizens, wl it b possible to hv a ride all d way 2 chocolate hills? D kc pwde mg walk....gosh I wish drs a ride n going dr...dts y we nid info how much it will cost us to hire a van or minicab, hope u cn provide us, tnx
||Mado wrote:||Friday, 6 October 2006 00:43:11 PHT
||Hi, can anyone give me any advice about Bohol. I'm planning my itenary for December. I've always wanted to visit this enchanting place, but don't really know where the best places are, i.e. reasonable accom., prices, preferably with hot water and so on. Your advice will greatly appreciated.
Thanks a lot.
||Lucel wrote:||Thursday, 5 October 2006 05:57:54 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills is one of a kind. Its magnificient beauty attracts my heart. Althoug I been in Bohol only once but it won't be my last time either.That is why the next time I will go back to the Philippines, I will try to visit Bohol again. I will keep coming back ...
||Chris wrote:||Sunday, 1 October 2006 11:29:09 PHT
||Chocolate Hill, what a place. It is nice but different. One of a kind. There is none like that here in Canada, nor in Europe. I did enjoy my trip, and never will know when the time may come that I will ever get back there again.
||Sandman Inc. - Cebu.. wrote:||Thursday, 28 September 2006 00:56:37 PHT
||Of course without doubt, Chocolate Hills Bohol is unique within its place, uniform and shape to all whom experience this remarkable attraction, but Philippine local residents within and around community towns will only suggest a small legendary thought of how its tale existance became reality. Many people will never know until answered through underground evidence, of what might lie beneath the amonst the hundreds, of thousand hills.
||Sandman Inc. - Cebu.. wrote:||Tuesday, 26 September 2006 20:49:37 PHT
||Of course without doubt, Chocolate Hills Bohol, is unique within its place & uniform + shape to all whom witness this remarkable attraction, but as the Philippines do not know all histroical factors behind the many ways of &^ directions of early settlers, only Enchanta-Encyclopedia's printed abroad Philippines will verify an idea of which will never be answered until major world - geograpic documentry can be implemented..
||Ann wrote:||Thursday, 14 September 2006 05:51:41 PHT
||Hi, anybody know the phone no of Chocolate hills complex. Pls e mail me thanks.
||Laurence wrote:||Sunday, 10 September 2006 12:02:30 PHT
||Hi, looking for a room at Chocolate hills that the gov run and how much a night is it finish yet and what the phone no. Thanks
||Jun wrote:||Monday, 4 September 2006 20:52:58 PHT
||I was there last year (early November 2005) and the government run resort-hotel on chocolate hill was operational. coming back this september 2006 with friends. we plan to stay overnight there. my mother used to pasture her 'carabao' in the chocolate hills area in the late 1940s. yes, it's as sentimental journey for me. hope to meet some relatives there. on my last visit, people are friendly especially the tanods who acted as part of the security group. the local government is also doing a good job in maintaining the place.
||Cezel Palingcod wrote:||Tuesday, 22 August 2006 04:55:42 PHT
||By the way, I'm Cezel I also came from Bohol particularly in Catigbian, Bohol but recently stayed in Pardo, Cebu city. I visited chocolate hill a hundred times and trulily is cool, nice and what so ever appriciatable words is in there
I also suggest that u also visit the Sagbayan peak in Sagbayan, Bohol great improvements.
||Sarah wrote:||Wednesday, 5 July 2006 11:05:24 PHT
||Just got back from Bohol and noticed that someone was looking for a reasonable decent place to stay in Bohol. Aluna Tropical in Bohol.....a beautiful place to stay....1800 pecos for air-con hut on the beach. You can also locate a local driver with car to take a day long tour i.e, Chocolate Hills, 15th Century Cathedral, River Boat and Falls(not the greatest, and Tarsier Monkey (smallest monkey in the world. It was $20 for the day. Dolphin watching is also fun - we paid 1200 pecos, pick you up at 6am, then after dolphins they will take you snorkeling in Balicasan and then Virgin Island. Lots of fun.
||Honey Lyn L. Mendoza wrote:||Monday, 26 June 2006 12:24:22 PHT
||Hello guyz... yes! finally, I've been in Bohol, in its dramatic place..the place is really eyecathing, it makes me realized that life is full of mysteries just like this thousands of hills trying to show us. Once your set foot here, the memories will last. And I'm sure, you will go again and again.
||Ansley wrote:||Saturday, 3 June 2006 02:58:19 PHT
||Hi, me and my friends are planning to go to Cebu/Bohol this September, and I am arranging our itinerary as early as now, can I get your email just to ask few questions esp prices and travel times, if you are free?
||Kym wrote:||Saturday, 27 May 2006 17:34:01 PHT
||Hi there... I am looking for a nice place for my wedding next year - May 2007. Saw one picture here but there was no caption on where it is... I'm interested on the area on the top of one of the hills... (seems like a viewing deck)... just need to know the name of that place and if you can send me more pictures on it...I'll ask my friend to coor the wed as we are still here in Dubai... Thanks a lot!!!
||Gabriel wrote:||Wednesday, 17 May 2006 17:12:30 PHT
||Chocolate Hills viewdeck in Batuan. I am suggesting the town of Batuan to have their own viewdeck for the Chocolate Hills. It will bring tourism to their town and tourists will have another choice to see the Chocolate Hills other than Carmen and Sagbayan.
||Fritz wrote:||Thursday, 11 May 2006 16:50:31 PHT
We have a scheduled trip to Cebu this coming June. My mom in law wants to visit Bohol as well.
How are we going there? What is the safest and convenient transportation that we can avail of? I have my two minor kids with me.
Appreciate your help.
Thanks - Fritz
||Marie wrote:||Wednesday, 26 April 2006 08:42:10 PHT
||My friends are planning to go to the Chocolate Hills early next month via plane. Can anyone tell me how many hours the trip from Cebu airport to the Chocolate Hills and what are the rides going there, and so as the fares. Thnx a lot!
From Cebu (Mactan) airport you'll have to take a ride to the pier, then a boat to Tubigon or Tagbilaran, and then a Bus or V-Hire to the Chocolate Hills complex. This will take you several hours at least. If you're coming from Manila, it is probably easier to fly directly to Tagbilaran and take a V-Hire from there, which will take only one hour.--Jeroen.
|Andrea wrote:||Tuesday, 25 April 2006 13:47:30 PHT
I am planning to go to the Chocolate Hills next weekend. Can anyone tell me how many hours approximately is from Tagbilaran to the Chocolate Hills by motorbike?
Depending on your driving style, between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours; All concrete roads.--Jeroen
|Bebie wrote:||Sunday, 9 April 2006 09:47:44 PHT
||Hi I am Bebie from Carmen Bohol. The chocolate Hills is the nicest place in Bohol! Try to come ever and you enjoy!
||Larry wrote:||Sunday, 2 April 2006 22:46:29 PHT
My fiance' and I will be visiting Bohol in late May, and thought about staying a night or two at the Chocolate Hills Resort. Would anyone have information on how to book a room at this govt run facility?
||Mel wrote:||Friday, 31 March 2006 07:23:11 PHT
||I am a boholano and i've just visited chocolate hills recently. One of its improvements is the newly open hotel in the chocolate hills complex.
||My Name wrote:||Friday, 24 March 2006 03:36:34 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills rock. They look like hershey kisses and are so freaking awesome.
||Mirasol Cameron wrote:||Tuesday, 21 March 2006 06:33:50 PHT
I had been there in 1995. It wasn't that great. Would like to see it again this year to see the improvements.
I will link this site to my webpage at http://www.solmark.ca
||k-mar wrote:||Tuesday, 14 March 2006 19:14:46 PHT
||May tanong po ako.. pwede ba pong malaman ang Boholano name ng chocolate hills?! Pleaaase.. kailangan po namin sa klase namin sa History I.. :) Thanks
||Leizza wrote:||Friday, 10 March 2006 10:02:49 PHT
||One of the God's gift that the Philippines should be very proud of...
||Drol wrote:||Wednesday, 22 February 2006 00:51:32 PHT
||If you are looking for a place that will give you inner calmness and be revitalized in different ways, drop by at the Chocolate Hills...it's enthralling and breathtaking!
||carmen fullido wrote:||Tuesday, 21 February 2006 14:44:31 PHT
||I am from bohol and of course I visited the place. It's so nice and the ambiance is really great specially when I climbed at the top of the observation hill.
||Dino Ponce de Leon wrote:||Thursday, 9 February 2006 07:13:35 PHT
||Nice site.....ni nice article, nice place, nice provice....
||Faye wrote:||Friday, 3 February 2006 14:02:15 PHT
||I visited Bohol, and the Chocolate Hills, on my second trip to the Philippines, in 2002. Not only is the place mesmerizing, but the people there are so friendly and hospitable. I can't wait to visit there again!
||Angel Truelove wrote:||Wednesday, 25 January 2006 12:09:55 PHT
||How I wish I could go there. Chocolate hills is a wonderful and romantic place. Im pretty sure it will be a perfect trip with my Angel Truelove..db? He promised me we'll go there if right time comes. for sure, it will be a great trip with him and very unforgettable.
||Don wrote:||Monday, 12 December 2005 00:55:33 PHT
||I work in a chocolate factory in the U.K so i was so delighted to discover a place with chocolate hills!.Its such a wonderfull place to fall in love !!
||Leonardo Ociones wrote:||Saturday, 10 December 2005 13:55:38 PHT
||A very nice place to visit...... its one of the wonders of the world. Not only Chocolate hills but almost the whole Bohol is best. I've been thier many times.
||Hazel Mag-uyon Torres wrote:||Monday, 5 December 2005 06:49:12 PHT
||It's a very lovely places and I enjoyed it on having a vacation there! Actually, I am from Dimiao but I'm here in Kuwait now. I hope I can go back there together with my Kuwaiti friends. I told them that it's a very nice place for relaxing. More power!!!
||Abigail de Guia wrote:||Monday, 7 November 2005 15:59:20 PHT
||I've been in Bohol last nov.4-6, 2005 and of course, I visited the famous Chocolate hills.. Its a real beauty of nature! I cant resist myself admiring the place.. as we go up the 213 steps stairs going up to the chocolate hills complex, I cant stop myself from going up and up and up more to the top to be able to reach the wishing well. It was my first time and I'm really very grad to have seen chocoate hills... I would also like to comment on the article here..please update the one in WHERE TO STAY part so people be informed about developments... the CHOCOLATE HILLS HOTEL AND RESTAURANT is already finished and are now ready for occupancy... aircon room rates ranges from 600-1000 depending upon number of tenants. For guest who would wish to stay in a non-aircon room, they can avail a room with a budget cost of 350.. so far, thats the latest update.. Thanks to our tourist guide motorist, Roselo Cinches who made this trip a real enjoyable one...hope to see you again in my visit to Bohol.. :-)
||TropicalGirl wrote:||Sunday, 6 November 2005 14:09:34 PHT
||During my childhood years, I cannot remember a year without visiting the World Famous CHOCOLATE HILLS! When I was in Bohol, I used to go there atleast once a year! That means there are years we go there 2-3 times! Those times when the SWIMMING POOL was still in perfect shape! Chocolate Hills is very accessible place, all we did is take either a bus or habal-habal (motorcycle) ride from CARMEN Town proper and it only take few minutes and we were there in Chocolate Hills. The BEST FUN is to walk from the bottom of the hill going up, just follow the cement road trail going up and you will enjoy the transition of different hillside views at different elevations. When you reach the middle level area (end of road going up), check out the accomodations, restaurants, shops, pool then start heading for the STAIRS! The most rewarding experience of being there! You will make hundreds of steps going up in a matter of day and at the peak of the long stairs journey you will see even better view of the hills all around you at 360 degrees! Very rewarding! Of course there are several rest stops within the stairs with covered balcony where you can relax and take a deep breathe. Dont forget to visit the Virgin Mary SHRINE in one of the rest stop. Thats my advise, from a PURE BOHOLANA, with years of experience going to Chocolate Hills! Have Fun
||Tina wrote:||Sunday, 6 November 2005 11:04:14 PHT
||Bin there 2 dayz ago...and deymmmnnn i had the best tym ever!!they are more beautiful and mysterious if u check em out personally..u wud definitely feel as if ur part of some tym in the past..coz these hills have been here since..forever.... www.kinkyrebel.tk
||Val (bojie) Benitez wrote:||Friday, 4 November 2005 05:43:24 PHT
||Very beuatiful and very mystical..!! I can't wait to know what is the myth with this hills.. How did it come about!
||Angelie wrote:||Wednesday, 2 November 2005 16:16:02 PHT
||Hi! I just want to ask if I will come from Ubay Bohol, How will I reach chocolate hills? What are the nearest beach/scenic views that I my be able to visit? Where is the nearest affordable hotel/pension house to stay? Hoping for your reply..
If you come from Ubay, it will take several hours to go to Chocolate hills. The chocolate hills complex is located in Carmen, while the Sagbayan Peak in Sagbayan. You can see on the map how far it would be for you to travel. You can take a bus to Trinidad and from there you can take a bus going to Carmen. It might be possible that there is a bus from Ubay going directly to or passing through Carmen. If you want to visit the famous tourist spots in Bohol, I suggested you to stay in Panglao or Tagbilaran. From there it would be easy for you to travel to different places or to organize your trip. I think Ubay and its neighborhood also have beautiful places to offer; especially mangroves particularly in Jetafe and it might have some magnificent places that are not yet discovered or promoted for tourism. Besides Panglao, Anda has its long white beaches as well. During low tide, the long white beach will impress you. Unlike Boracay, it is still not yet well developed for tourism. But there are some resorts already, in which you can enjoy and relax. You can still pick up shells on the beach.---Rodelyn
|Mariecon Paayas wrote:||Monday, 17 October 2005 17:25:56 PHT
||Ang ganda ng Bohol kasi naka punta na ako doon sana bigyan ninyo ako ng magagandang tanawin sa Bohol e send lang sa email add ko pls
||Tyrel wrote:||Monday, 17 October 2005 04:32:48 PHT
||I though chocolate hills chocolates aww...
||Caren Jane Aporador wrote:||Monday, 10 October 2005 11:16:05 PHT
||Bohol Island is a very very nice place..You can relax there and also you can forget all your problems..charroottt..You can really appreciate of God's creation...
||Benjie Barnaha wrote:||Saturday, 8 October 2005 15:21:43 PHT
||"Chocolate Hills" is a gift of nature. One of the gifts that the Boholanos should be proud of. Hope they will continue to care and help to maintain the cleanliness of the place. Boholanos, ang swerte nyo.
||Cindy wrote:||Saturday, 8 October 2005 13:47:11 PHT
||For me, the chocolate hills is one of the nice place in Bohol. One of the tourist spot in our own province. Please maintain the cleanliness.Thats all.....
||Murray Phillips wrote:||Friday, 7 October 2005 04:55:41 PHT
||Pastilan, nindot kaayo ning chocolate hills! Walay lain nga ikatandi sa ilaha! Definetly a must see kon naa mo sa Bohol!
||Hermione wrote:||Saturday, 1 October 2005 23:47:15 PHT
||Currently doin a project on the Philippines and the choc. hills rock man!
||Amran_raza wrote:||Friday, 30 September 2005 17:07:28 PHT
||These hills have nice stories but whatsoever great place in the world.
||Crisz wrote:||Friday, 30 September 2005 11:53:32 PHT
||Napakganda ng chocolate hiLLs'!!! grabe!!!!! ang sarap balik-baLikan....sana maulit ulit!!..wahehehehhe
||Jerson 'd great! wrote:||Monday, 26 September 2005 23:57:33 PHT
||Chocolate hills is really nice! I enjoyed watching the perfectly cone hills.! Support Bohol tourism!
||Joe wrote:||Sunday, 25 September 2005 13:07:33 PHT
||Ganda sa chocolate hills grabe! Nakakaaliw
||Patrick Labbe wrote:||Tuesday, 20 September 2005 06:42:26 PHT
||We took a trip to Bohol in 2000. The "hills" werre fantastic but also the other great places to see in Bohol...I esp. liked the old Spanish churches...It's a trip we will always remember...
Patrick and Victoria Labbe
Charleston, SC USA
||Cassie-Anne wrote:||Monday, 19 September 2005 21:06:12 PHT
||The Philippines is truly a marvleous tourist destination!
The Chocolate hills are so beautiful!
||Jassangel Irena Marissa wrote:||Friday, 16 September 2005 10:08:54 PHT
||Chocolate hills is a very versatile place to visit. I love that distination so much...
||Carlos wrote:||Thursday, 15 September 2005 19:52:35 PHT
||How many hills in the chocolate Hills
||Mary-Grace wrote:||Saturday, 10 September 2005 21:39:21 PHT
||I think Bohol is the best island in the whole phillipines... I really loved Bohol!!
||Jerome wrote:||Tuesday, 6 September 2005 16:24:45 PHT
Nice Tourist Spot
||Brad Stevenson wrote:||Thursday, 1 September 2005 00:06:44 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills needed a little whip cream!
||Lance wrote:||Wednesday, 31 August 2005 16:36:40 PHT
||I'm doin research for this and this is a great resource for it!
||Carla wrote:||Wednesday, 17 August 2005 19:22:30 PHT
||Wow..........it was so very vey nice place.
It was very great place here in the Philipines!!!!!
||John wrote:||Tuesday, 16 August 2005 11:59:14 PHT
||I love the view
||Joe Norton wrote:||Monday, 15 August 2005 05:47:35 PHT
|| I'm flying to Bohol on September 9th for 3 weeks and I'm so excited. I'm thinking about staying at the pension in Tubigon. Is there a web site for Chocolate Hills Resort? I'm interested in price, Aircon, etc...:) I'm not sure why I'm going there. For some reason I just want to go to a place like Inabanga and hang with the locals and learn and see. - Joe
||Renfel wrote:||Friday, 12 August 2005 12:28:17 PHT
||Chocolate hills is one of the best tourist spots on the Philippines if it rains the chocolate hills becomes more beautiful I tell you will be more imprssive of the Chocolate hills
||Bryan Retiza wrote:||Tuesday, 9 August 2005 19:05:09 PHT
||For me, chocolate hills is already fantastic and realistic kind of environment and its all kind of very beautiful hills like no other. And it"s just great to knew this kind of beautiful spots here in the Philippines
||Narciso Bastasa Jr. wrote:||Friday, 5 August 2005 14:38:18 PHT
||Schoenstatt....wow nice place!!!! you know, as of now I'm here in Cebu,but actually I came from Bohol, Bohol parentage. I'm 20 yrs. old, a working student,i study "IT" information Technology in Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines. Chocolate Hills is very nice place, its nature.
||Jem wrote:||Monday, 1 August 2005 06:04:37 PHT
||Im from Bohol, but only last Feb. 2005 i was able to have alook at the Beautiful chocolate Hills. I only hear it from different people especially those who have been there (particularly my friends). So, when I got a chance to see them, i really didn't hesitate to go and yet it was satisfyihg, and im very proud that it's really beautiful. U will relly think how they become that much of hills. Before, when my friends from manila will ask me how nice to see the Chocolate hills, i have nothing to answer, coz i've never been though im from Bohol, so i will just say its nice as what i know and as what people say. But now, whenever they will ask me, Im very proud to say that its really beautiful that u will never find them anywhere else in the world. So, come and Visit the Gorgeous Chocolate hills, so you will see and and can say how beautiful really they are!!
||Nacua, Archer S. wrote:||Wednesday, 27 July 2005 12:35:46 PHT
|| Bohol is the best tourist spots in the philippines, especially the Chocolate hills with its magnificent view, the tarsier also are so cute which is the smallest monkey in the world. I love to go back thier and try to ride on thier floating restaurant.
||Nacua, Archer S. wrote:||Wednesday, 27 July 2005 12:35:21 PHT
|| Bohol is the best tourist spots in the philippines, especially the Chocolate hills with its magnificent view, the tarsier also are so cute which is the smallest monkey in the world. I love to go back thier and try to ride on thier floating restaurant.
||Keinne Ross Tripoli wrote:||Tuesday, 26 July 2005 20:10:19 PHT
||For me, Chocolate hills is really fantastic, because of its wicked look. Its really ingenious to be there to watch it for you know all people really want to enjoy the site when summer or holidays. Its just great to knew this kind of spots here in the Philippines.
||Linchen wrote:||Tuesday, 26 July 2005 16:12:21 PHT
||I hope i can see the actual chocolate hills with my very own naked eye and have some pictures of them..I really want to see lots of tourist spots here in the Philippines...
||Karen Cute wrote:||Monday, 18 July 2005 10:59:00 PHT
||I love seeing those so called "CHOCOLATE HILLS". iI gets me more exciting, I hope I would and can visit in there.
||Sheryl Maputol wrote:||Sunday, 10 July 2005 10:43:24 PHT
||The chocolate is beautiful
||Arnel Bartolome wrote:||Wednesday, 6 July 2005 02:42:59 PHT
||Simply amazing!!! Bohol is one of the cleanest provinces I saw in the Philippines. People are nice and friendly. Chocolate hills are magnificient...from Tubigon to Sacbayan to Carmen to Tagbilaran...including Baclayon church...our experience is great. We will surely advertise this "go to place" in visayas here in the US
||Ponchito wrote:||Wednesday, 29 June 2005 22:47:26 PHT
||Dadalhin ko mga chikas ko dito. yari sila! maiiyak sila sa ganda ng "the pregnant woman"
||Camille wrote:||Sunday, 26 June 2005 18:05:11 PHT
||Chocolate hills?? wow, it is surely one of the most stunning natural backdrops in the world.
||Christian wrote:||Friday, 24 June 2005 13:09:38 PHT
||On my future trip to the phils, I hope to see those hills... it looks so magnificiently nice... My favorite Filipina will hopefully accompany me to the Hills !
||Abores Carolino wrote:||Sunday, 19 June 2005 12:18:36 PHT
||Grabe parang gusto kainin ang tsokoleit hills!
||Christine wrote:||Friday, 17 June 2005 12:50:19 PHT
||Sa mga di pa nakakapunta sa Bohol... wat are u waiting for?? punta na.. and u will see the wonderful creations of God. Sama mo mga love one's mo din, im sure ma-eenjoy kau dun,God Bless..
Sis of Apple21 *=)
||Christine wrote:||Friday, 17 June 2005 12:47:11 PHT
||Bohol,, ba ka kamo? naku one of a kind.
||Christine wrote:||Friday, 17 June 2005 12:45:17 PHT
||Wow talaga ang Bohol, nice place, and yung mga people sa Bohol nice din, has a good atmosphere, I been there for a week only but I enjoed staying at Bohol beach club, we went to choc. hills, man made forest, tarsiers, and floating resto, nice foods, wow so nice to be at the Bohol. Love u mga taga Bohol.
||Jutes Templars wrote:||Thursday, 16 June 2005 11:51:05 PHT
||Well, I still think my donuts taste better than the chocolate hill.
||Junny Temples wrote:||Thursday, 16 June 2005 02:28:36 PHT
||um, ok lang naman...
||Distorted08 wrote:||Sunday, 29 May 2005 07:46:43 PHT
||What more can u ask for in Bohol??? u will love it here the very first time you touch ur feet in this island
||Annie D. wrote:||Saturday, 28 May 2005 14:04:14 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills certainly are Gods precious gift for the Boholanos..The place is really beautiful, the hills sorrounding are so attractive that no one cease the feeling of counting.I've been there so many times, i always wanted to stay longer in the place but the hotels are not many to occommodate the visitors. I just hope investors roll up and build hotels on the foot of the hills...I can see good business in there. If only my resources suit the needs i would do the same. Thanks to the good people of Bohol for taking good care and augmenting the natural resources of the province..The chocolate hills are only part of your island treasure, the beaches, the tarsiers, the rivers and the good food are also there, make the most promotions out of those.. then you'll see everything turn out good at the end.God Bless Bohol, God Bless the Boholanos...
||Ren wrote:||Thursday, 26 May 2005 09:51:01 PHT
||been there last april just for two days man i tell you people are very hopitable and friendly i do photography as a hobby i planning to have my own website soon as i tour the whole country. i want to promote the country to the whole world though my pictures again. i want to take this opportunity to thanks the boholonian for the warm welcome thanks!!!
||Erning Varquez wrote:||Thursday, 19 May 2005 16:02:12 PHT
||Ayos tlaga buhay ntin kung makaakyat ka chocolate hills..parang nasa heaven.
||Clark wrote:||Wednesday, 11 May 2005 15:32:01 PHT
||WoW..!I really love this place..,and id love the places..!
More power BOHOLANOS..!
||Chinky wrote:||Sunday, 8 May 2005 20:55:17 PHT
||Yehey i'm going to bohol!!! browsing your site made me even more excited. my husband's family will be having a grand family reunion next week. initially i didn't wanna join since i have a mt. kalatungan climb sked in bukidnon. but i blackmailed my husband that i'll go along if he promises that we will visit panglao and the chocolate hills. and now that i've browsed your site i discovered that there's more to bohol than it's chocolate hills and panglao. hmmm... i hope my hubby will not regret my change of mind.Ü ROFL.
||Kenneth wrote:||Wednesday, 4 May 2005 15:08:40 PHT
||This is the first time to see this incridible God wrk..
i born here in the philipines and first time in my life that i see this beatiful place... its very nice to see the most beatiful plce that you lived in.. thak you..
||Pao wrote:||Tuesday, 3 May 2005 08:03:59 PHT
||Cant wait to be there. My team will be there.
||Mai wrote:||Thursday, 21 April 2005 11:52:45 PHT
||Thanks for including on your cite on how to get there in chocolate hills. i've been wanting to go there...more power
||Mimilanie wrote:||Monday, 4 April 2005 15:38:01 PHT
||It's really a great wonder of nature!!! I'd love to be there again. It's one of the most amazing spots in the country. I'd love to see wonderful Boholanos again and feel their warm hospitality. Basta, i'll be back there...
||Ronnie Reyes, Jr. wrote:||Wednesday, 30 March 2005 13:18:53 PHT
||Taga-Bohol gyod ko pure pero labay labay ra man gyod ko sa kalsada wa man ko kasaka sa chocolate hills.. pero nindot sya tlaga.. super!
||Trining wrote:||Friday, 25 March 2005 05:12:38 PHT
||One of the best places I've seen! It's wonderful. I'm grateful and proud to say that my mother is a Boholana. Can't wait to take my friends to see the Chocolate Hills and some other beautiful places in Bohol...so, Pilipinas, here we come!
||Ivy wrote:||Friday, 25 March 2005 03:52:43 PHT
||Omg! i cant w8 2 go der dis summa.... gush!!!
i herd a lots of things about dat plaz...
my parents dont rely kno dat im planing 2 go der...
ima go der but dunno wer 2 stay....
can u help me ppl????
i wana stay in the hotel wer is closed 2 choco hills.
||kejara wrote:||Monday, 21 March 2005 13:16:24 PHT
||eheeh...tga bohol mn jud ko pero..once lng jud ko nka ad2 dra..la pa jud klaro..mura ra ug ni simhot...abaw..gusto jud nko makita tnan2...i wanna see everything there...i wanna take some pictures para naa sad ko ipanghambog dri sa davao...ulaw ra kau,tga bojol pro la mn lng khit remembrans kung baga,..d ba...i hope maka ad2 ko this summer....miz yah tga bohol esp. tga LOAy..mga iring dha..:)
||Manits wrote:||Friday, 4 March 2005 13:49:30 PHT
||Haller! Ang sarap ulitin..murag MCDO..bisag pila kabalik balik..its one of the amazing sites the philippines ever had... Im out of words for this wonderful spot of bohol...glad i conquered it...sa uulitin..daghang salamat masamayor family for the accomodation..
||Lola wrote:||Friday, 4 March 2005 13:48:12 PHT
||Haller! Ang sarap ulitin..murag MCDO..bisag pila kabalik balik..its one of the amazing sites the philippines ever had... Im out of words for this wonderful spot of bohol...glad i conquered it...sa uulitin..daghang salamat masamayor family for the accomodation..
||Lablab wrote:||Thursday, 3 March 2005 09:27:03 PHT
||WOW chocolate hills! i cant wait for next week to be there. magpa picture jud ko didto ug ipa blow-up ang copy bongga!
||Al wrote:||Monday, 28 February 2005 00:25:38 PHT
||Sa akong nabasahan sa mga newspaper sa bohol giilogan man kinsa ang mo manage sa chocolate hills. Ngano man na? Kinsa man gyuy angay nga modumala diay ana? Hope nga mahusay na na aron molambo ang atong pinanggang chocolate hills.
||Josephine vc gibbs wrote:||Friday, 25 February 2005 14:08:40 PHT
||I love our chocolate hills,pero ayaw ug hudta pagkuha para gamiton ninyo ug building materials.lasttime,pag-anha namo diha sa Carmen,gikotkot ang usa ka 'hill'. Please take care of this heritage site.
||Ladybird wrote:||Sunday, 20 February 2005 15:13:40 PHT
||Well, BOHOL for me is a nice place there's so many tourist spots here........... I LOVE this place most.
Mostly people lived in Bohol is kind and humble, esp. mabait talaga.......Hope that i can go back in Bohol i really miss this place for 3 years....... esp, in our plca MANINI....... also i miss all of my friends
||Jason Unajan wrote:||Sunday, 20 February 2005 13:56:49 PHT
||I used to lived 5 minutes away from the CHOCOLATE HILLS and now im living in the U.S with my parents but my grandma she still lives there so i went to visit her last year (1-11-04). i was suppose to stay for 3 months but i could help it to see more wonderful places and meet freindly people, that is why i stayed for a year. Trust me it is very nice over there.the weather is just perfect to chill in the beach with white sands. i've seen CHOCOLATE HILLS a thousand times, hopefully everybody could see it in with your own eyes. i just got back here in the state 2 months ago(12-27-04).. i want to go back so bad next year that is why i cant wait ... regards to all CARMENANON, friends, and the UNAJAN CLAN and FAMILY.............
||kheiy wrote:||Monday, 14 February 2005 03:13:59 PHT
||I've been there last month together with my classmates for a tour... wow... Bohol!... chocolate hills??? a great one...u'lllove it!!!
||Dennis wrote:||Tuesday, 8 February 2005 10:01:29 PHT
||It would be better if there's "helicopter-for-rent" so that we can go around above the hills.
anyway, everytime I go to the Chocolate Hills, my faith in God increases!!! This spot is made by super-human hands!!! it's a good place for those who live in the borderland of faith. its a good place for solitude...
The only helicopter service I could find is in Manila. See Cebu Pacific. The price is about PHP 42.000 per hour, plus landing fees. Five can fly, which brings the cost down to about 8500 per hour per head. Some of the areal photographs on this website where taken from a government helicopter, but the pictures on this page were simply taken from the top of one of the hills.--Jeroen.
|Allan Abiva wrote:||Monday, 7 February 2005 18:22:52 PHT
||My mother is from Bohol, I've been wanting to visit bohol since i was little. Last 2001, I was supposed to finally go there but the trip was suspended because of my troubled Academics and my mom had a health problem, but everything is OK now. Now, Im already in my fourth year in Architecture, I was thinking of a LOBOC Arts and Music Center as my Thesis, hope I could pursue it. I just chnaced up on this site, I am researching about Panglao Island, our present plate is to design a Domestic Airport for Panglao and I just thought of posting here. Anyway, I hope I could visit bohol soon.
||George wrote:||Friday, 21 January 2005 02:24:19 PHT
||I'm from Iraq but I'have been in Philippine for 2 months. I philippine but I didn't seen this Chocolate hills. I love this Philippines because first they are christian like me, and second it is beautiful country and nice nice people..
||Joy Marabeles wrote:||Tuesday, 18 January 2005 13:48:24 PHT
||And also nga pala I'm proud to say that the family of my father lived their!!!!!!!
||Joy Marabeles wrote:||Tuesday, 18 January 2005 13:44:51 PHT
||Yes! It's true that u fell in luv wen u see ........... a beautiful Chocolate Hills!
||George wrote:||Wednesday, 12 January 2005 16:54:19 PHT
||I'm from Cebu but never been to Bohol. I'm looking forward to experience the beauty of nature that Bohol can offer and hopefully relax myself. When in Bohol,my first destination would be chocolate hills and Panglao/Bohol beach club.
||Jason Unajan wrote:||Tuesday, 11 January 2005 06:03:40 PHT
||I'm proud to be a CARMENANON. I Love Bohol....i used to see it everyday before i came here in the U.S...all the people are really friendly and nice.1 day im going back to my hometown carmen. HOME OF THE CHOCOLATE HILLS.....
||Mec wrote:||Tuesday, 4 January 2005 13:15:46 PHT
||After more than a decade, I finally was able to come back to Carmen, Bohol...and whew! I really fell in love with this province! There are a lot of lovely places to see and to explore...and of course, one of them are the chocolate hills...just viewing the hills will take your breath away and the cool breeze that will embrace & welcome you will definitely drift away all your worries...
||Anjela wrote:||Wednesday, 15 December 2004 11:44:43 PHT
||Bohol was absolutely beautiful! i love the place..
||Jejaye wrote:||Monday, 13 December 2004 19:07:01 PHT
||I fell in love with the Chocolate Hills the moment i set my eyes on them.. they sure are wonders of the Philippines.. something to be proud of!
||Camilla wrote:||Friday, 3 December 2004 02:28:08 PHT
||Bohol is the Greatest.. I´m coming from Denmark and I have been in Bohol several times.. It`s the best island.. Chocolate Hills were Beautiful, and so were the Tarsiers really cute.. I love Bohol..:)
||Sheryl wrote:||Monday, 29 November 2004 11:27:35 PHT
||VERY NICE PLACE!!!!
||Al wrote:||Wednesday, 27 October 2004 21:20:09 PHT
||Hello! kamusta na ang chocolate hills? naa nabay kausaban sa mga building dha? Nawala naba ang eyesore sa matahom natong chocolate hills? Hinaot unta.
||Anonymous wrote:||Monday, 25 October 2004 15:26:06 PHT
||I was there and it was just absolutely GREAT!
||Cherryl Joy Calizo wrote:||Thursday, 14 October 2004 15:11:38 PHT
||How I wish nakasama ako sa bf ko nung umuwi sya dun coz I want to see the beautiful Chocolate hills as what others wish to see... but I also want to invite you to see boracay where am I located coz its also quite unique, lets preserve our tourist spot so that we can feel the message of God sent through the nature...
||Cherry mae wrote:||Tuesday, 12 October 2004 15:30:16 PHT
||Bohol is a wonderful place,wish ko makapunta...with my family, gusto ko puntahan lahat ng magagandang lugar, gusto ko ang culture ng mga boholano.............,keep it up Bohol.
||Jojo of Bunga mar, Jagna wrote:||Sunday, 12 September 2004 09:33:06 PHT
||Yehhhhhh..Yehhhhh...Bohol is really nice..It was my first time to watch from the top the Chocolate hills yesterday when I took a plane from Cagayan de oro to Cebu city and we passed by Carmen. Mabaw raman ang lupad sa plane..kita jud,pastilang klaroha and Chocolate hills...ahong giihap..wa ko kahuman...daghan kaajo...sa sunod,ahong jud iphon og klaro. Regards tanan mga sano ug sana..
||Clarence c. wrote:||Sunday, 12 September 2004 00:38:48 PHT
||I was there when I was less than 5 I think but I can still quite remember the way those hills look like. I remember back then how I wished they were real chocolates so I can eat them all up. ;-). yum. My cousin's gonna be there sometime next week, he has never been to the Philippines but he decided to go island hop around the visayas, he'll be stopping by Bohol. How I wish I could join him and his friends but sadly, I've got exams. *sigh*
||Zel wrote:||Saturday, 11 September 2004 02:41:34 PHT
||I used to go to Chocolate Hills every year with my cousins when we were young during our summer vacations... Here in the U.S. they have all kinds of scenery as well.. but hey, Bohol owns Chocolate Hills, a unique piece of land, no body else around the world has one! So if you want to see something unique, try visiting Carmen Bohol's Chocolate Hills!
||Al wrote:||Sunday, 29 August 2004 05:24:40 PHT
||to Engr.Andri Revira, sad to read your response. I think it is not my business to give financial aid to our beloved choco hills. Why not ask help to the provincial govt.? And i think it is your duty as head or what is your rank in that office to find ways to have or facilitate nga makakuha kag budget to finished that project. Engr, pangitang paagi unsaon nimo pagwala ang eyesore sa choco hills.
||Vamie wrote:||Friday, 27 August 2004 18:01:24 PHT
||hhmmmnn...CHOCOLATE HILLS..i've been here when i was smehow 'round 6 or maybe 7 y/o...>>this plAce is soo cooll and way overboard awesome...it has lucious green color and are by far too many...ah bsta, for me it's one of the best!!!love this place!!mwuah..u
||julifer wrote:||Wednesday, 25 August 2004 22:31:16 PHT
||actually I came from bohol the native land of balilihan but I was came the famost wonder in my province.maganda tlga cya.
||Abigail F. Retuya wrote:||Tuesday, 24 August 2004 15:39:50 PHT
||Hi, I really love BOHOL. Infact I've been in this place many times since childhood coz my mom is a BOHOLANA. I'm a cebuana and I'm recently living here in cebu with my parents.It's only last MAY 2003 that I went to chocolate hills.It's really amazing and I want to get back there.Let's thank GOD that HE gave us a very wonderful nature like CHOCOLATE HILLS.
||Charlene wrote:||Monday, 23 August 2004 15:39:59 PHT
||The article was awesome and it helped me with my homework. I now live in Australia but used to live just below the Chocolate Hills. I miss it very much. I've been back there three times since i've been here. I actually went back there last year. I'm lookin forward to when i go back. I just wanna say that the Chocolate Hills Rox!! The best place in the world-well to me it's special.
||Engr. Andri Revira Rmp wrote:||Monday, 23 August 2004 12:55:42 PHT
||to Al,sori po kasi naubus na u'ng budget namin pero willing po kming tumanggap kahit magkano u'ng ibigay mo sa amin upang matapos na yung bldng. na yon.From Pysical Plant & Maintenance Office/Chocolate Hills
||Al wrote:||Sunday, 22 August 2004 00:37:22 PHT
||chocolate hill is a wonderful location and maybe one of the unique one. ang di lang maganda sa choco hills yong kanilang building na nasa likod di pa tapos hanggang ngayon. may paagi pa ba na nga mahuman?
||Arnel Mozo wrote:||Monday, 16 August 2004 11:26:24 PHT
||... para sa aking maganda talaga ang chocolate hills kahit d ko pa nakita kung usipin mulang na nakita muna ang chocolate hills sa carmen bohol. Maganda talagah at pinaka maganda maraming na ang mga tourism na makapunta dyan sa carmen bohol kinukowa-an nila ng picture ang chocolate hills dahil sa kagandahan nito ma enjoy ka talagah. ang sabi ni kenebith kahit malakas ang ulan at bumabagyo umakyat parin cya para lang ma enjoy at makita niya ang chocolate hills sa boung mundo....... at hindi lang yun marami kapa ibang makita doon kung gusto mo pa makita ang lahat......sana nga ako rin gusto ko makapunta ako doon sa carmen bohol........!
||Oliver wrote:||Monday, 9 August 2004 11:18:35 PHT
||People should really see this place before touring outside the country. You don't have to go far to be in paradise, not to mentioned the serene beaches in Bohol.
One objective of this website is to promote domestic tourism to Bohol, and show Filipinos, that is, those who can afford holiday trips, but never leave Manila, except to go to Thailand or Taiwan, the beauty of their own country. The website even wants to show those who can't afford a trip easily the beauty of Bohol.--Jeroen.
|Marlinda Mariman wrote:||Monday, 2 August 2004 00:54:52 PHT
||I just want to say that I like this article.
I'm half Philippina and I've been in the Phil. for several times.
I love them.
I've also been to Bohol and I love it there too.
||Toledo wrote:||Friday, 30 July 2004 09:31:57 PHT
||Ang Chocolate Hills ay maganda.
||Anne wrote:||Friday, 30 July 2004 01:29:51 PHT
||The yummy Chocolate Hills is such a wonder to see...the view is really breathtaking...When I was there, I saw a magnificent sunset...I find it very romantic...well, I hope everyone gets a chance to visit Bohol!!!
||Kenibeth wrote:||Thursday, 29 July 2004 10:17:43 PHT
||Ang ganda tlga ng Chocolate Hills...nag punta ako last December kc my tour kmi. Khit mlkas ang ulan at bumabagyo umakyat prin kmi... Gusto k pa bumalik don pra mka enjoy ako uli...
||NB wrote:||Thursday, 22 July 2004 00:32:58 PHT
||I bet these hills are a sight to behold yet a true wonder. I wish someday I can set foot in Bohol and see God's artwork. I just cherish the photos my sister gave me when she and her friends visited the province in 2003. I wish the DISCOVERY network here in the US feature this natural formations in depth so we can understand more scientifically how these hills came about. Natural or not, GOD still is the mastermind of all. :)
||Iza wrote:||Wednesday, 21 July 2004 15:18:43 PHT
||Ganda ng Chocolate hills khit sa pic. ko lng sya nkita...lalong mas maganda ang chocolate hills... pag nkita ko ng tunay .......hehehehehe......
||Benedick wrote:||Tuesday, 20 July 2004 19:59:10 PHT
||Maganda pala chocolate hills kala ko parang ordinaryong hills lang pero maganda pala kahit in pic ko lang nakita..... hehehehe.....
||Adena,Jamil of Cambacay Batuan, Bohol (executive homes, Cainta Rizal)recently wrote:||Tuesday, 20 July 2004 09:52:52 PHT
||I know na maganda talaga ang Chocolate hills, kz malapit lang yan samin eh! d q nga alam na nasa article na pala eh! kz i guess siguro last month, wala pa to eh! nung nabuksan ko ung article, huh! grabe! am to proud of it! sobra! pag nagcha-chat nga ako sa ibang bansa, tinatanong q tlaga sila kung alam nila ung chocolate hills kz alam q maraming mga taga-ibang bansa na pupunta lang dito sa Pinas para makita nila 2!, kaya am too proud of it!
||Joan wrote:||Monday, 19 July 2004 11:41:27 PHT
||I was in Bohol last July 17, 2004 with my sis and her husband. It was really a sight to behold..we witnessed the amazing beauty of nature....Bohol was just one of the examples of the magnificent artworks of our Creator...the sights were all breathtaking.....so people out there ...why not come and try to see for yourself the real beauty of nature that will indeed capture your hearts and will linger in your minds forever..........and for that you will say "Thank you God for the marvelous artworks u gave to us"........
||Julie wrote:||Saturday, 10 July 2004 17:41:52 PHT
||Ang ganda pla ng Chocolate hills in Bohol khit s pic ko p lang sya nkikita...sna magkaroon ako ng chance n makapunta dyan pra mkita ko rin ang mga views n d ko nakikita sa pic...
||Babyluz Sumampong cantigdas batuan bohol wrote:||Friday, 9 July 2004 21:40:11 PHT
||Sana mas marami pa ang maatract na foriegners na dadalaw dian at malinis tingnan.
||Nemah wrote:||Tuesday, 15 June 2004 18:31:40 PHT
||Was there May 29, 2004. The rains had come so the hills were more green than chocolate brown. Still, the site was just amazing. On the road up, we clapped when we caught site of the first hill. Up, on the viewing deck where we could see the site 360 degrees, we were lost for words. The hills just took our breath away!
||Kev wrote:||Tuesday, 25 May 2004 08:00:16 PHT
||thanks 4 the info only you need to put more info on this site 4 projects.
||ed yohann wrote:||Monday, 24 May 2004 18:31:06 PHT
||I had visited bohol last may 8, 2004 and really, chocolate hills are trully amazing. I had talked to a couple of tourist friends(felix and allen which was from downtown manhattan, new york, usa) and indeed they had a positive feedback about this landscape. It trully indeed captured the hearts of every tourists wether local or foreign especially at daybreak where fogs were quite visible. For sure, i'll be coming back a couple of months from now.....Just a sort of advise, wag maging dayuhan sa sariling bayan.....Also,tourists love to dig deeper about the spot. There must be someone who will accompany with them for further explanations may be especially for the new ones...They really appreciate that move....And to the government officials, they must have reserved funds for renovations coz there were a lot of areas to be improved....Also, Bohol has a lot to offer, why not developed the Kilab-kilab falls, Mag-aso falls or even the one that is found in Pilar town(the dam i think..Or turn baxan(the biggest snake i'd ever found in albuquerque)into something that the government can benefit? A zoo for that matter...It's for our sake in the near future...isn't it...Kindly make a move....
||lili wrote:||Wednesday, 19 May 2004 22:35:07 PHT
||Experience the Chocolate Hills with your loved one. It is so romantic especially during moonlit nights.
||RYAN DE LOS REYES wrote:||Thursday, 13 May 2004 12:24:28 PHT
||just last january of this year 2004, i went to CEBU FOR MY 2ND Sinulog festival..and quickly snapped into my mind to have a sidetrip to MAJESTIC BOHOL since im around the vicinity..of course the main reason ..THE SPECTACULAR nature wonder..the CHOCOLATE HILLS..i stayed in Bohol for a mere 24 hours..but i was able to tour all the tourist destinations in this serene province..the main highlight of course is the visit to the world famous CHOCOLATE HILLS..twas a rainy afternoon that day..but still i got a glimpse of the site ive been dreamin to see since i was a kid..i had two spots to see the hills..first at the old spot at Carmen viewdeck..and the newest viewing deck of the majestic hills..with the Cebu island at the background..at the SAGBAYAN PEAK if im not mistaken with the town name...hehe...hope to be back in BOHOL soon to get a taste of their beautiful beaches...
||daran wrote:||Friday, 7 May 2004 08:56:41 PHT
Late April of 2004, we had a 3 days tour to bohol and we were all excited of to see this one of god’s amazing wonders, “Chocolate Hills”. It was really a good experience for all of us. As our tour guide always told us that there were 1,268 chocolate hills scattered in four towns in bohol. We when to Carmen were the 214 steps was located. 214 steps represents Feb. 14 because most of the lovers went their to watch the beautiful scenery. And also, we went to Sagbayan owned by a private sector where it has the good look also of the choco hills. To wrap it all, PAGKAGWAPO KAJUD SA BOHOL, TINDUT JAMU. Hoping we could visit again Bohol soon.
A million thanks to boyet "The Tarsier Man" tour guide.
||pangs@manila wrote:||Thursday, 6 May 2004 23:12:54 PHT
||i've been in bohol last year but didn't get the opportunity to visit all its breathtaking attractions. hopefully this week i'll get the chance to travel around Bohol...see yah!...(i'll give my comment after my vacation).
||büRn wrote:||Wednesday, 5 May 2004 16:48:17 PHT
||I am SO excited to go there next weekend, kinda have a problem spending "the budget", but then browsing thru this site? Oh! I can't wait, I'm sure it'll be all worth it. To think I'd like to pass on not seeing the chocolate hills, coz for me these are like the other hills/mountains, but I'm wrong. See y'all soon!
Ei, I heard there are a lot of foreigners there? Hehehehe
||Gerald @ Cebu wrote:||Monday, 3 May 2004 14:59:07 PHT
||May 1, 2004 i been there in bohol. The place is so beautiful and the people are so nice. we were very satisfied for the amount of money we spend. Sulit na sulit! The chocolate hills was really amazing. But the best experience in bohol was the beach and the island @ Mantata-o Calape Bohol. It was the best i've gone so far. we are like stuck in a little cottage that only us in the middle of the sea and if we will ask something from the island, we will just text him and after that a motorboat will be there to have your request. we stay there overnight. It was the best experience in my life. BOHOL number 1.
||Mei wrote:||Friday, 30 April 2004 19:22:02 PHT
||Cheers! Your website makes people more excited to go to Bohol. Indeed, I send your link to our egroups where members are my co-trainees from Asia, Latin America and Europe. Keep it alive!
Thanks! We're doing our best to keep it running and promote Bohol--Jeroen.
|mary kim wrote:||Wednesday, 28 April 2004 09:01:35 PHT
||Me and my fiancee went to Bohol last January 2004, we were so amazed by the formation of the hills, we asked how many it was I think one native from there told us it is more than a 1,000 ++ hills!! Its fantastic!!One of the wonders!
||raplh wrote:||Saturday, 17 April 2004 01:36:51 PHT
||This is a kind place I like to go to and enjoy the view. I 'm looking forward to have my vaction over there. Hopefully this place would meet my expectation.
||Ariel A. Sunico wrote:||Wednesday, 14 April 2004 12:50:29 PHT
||Chocolate Hills were so fantastic. I was amazed with the beautiful view when I went there last April 2003. Visit Bohol now and you'll see it.
||Joel Acaso wrote:||Sunday, 21 March 2004 13:56:56 PHT
||how do I get to Chocolate Hills from Jagna? There is nothing mention here in this article.. Thanks a lot. I would greatly appreciate it..
||Joel wrote:||Friday, 19 March 2004 14:38:30 PHT
||Thank you so much for your information. It helps me a lot as I am planning to go there and I was wondering whether there is a place to stay overnight. Many thanks!
||giovanni sarra wrote:||Friday, 19 March 2004 14:16:20 PHT
||i love the place, the scene is totally breath-taking, i was amazed with its perfect shape and color.its trully great experienced we had in our tour. to people of bohol, love and take care of your place. i love it
||EmEm wrote:||Monday, 15 March 2004 05:58:21 PHT
||I once heard a joke that "the chocolate hills are gradually perishing because ants are slowly eating them up". When I went there, they are really really beatiful. I think that's why ants are eating them up.
||Lea wrote:||Wednesday, 10 March 2004 11:29:48 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills are very attractive with its amazing hundreds of hills. And also it a very beautiful place. I think you enjoy if you go to the Chocolate Hills So... Visit now to enjoy yourself...
||Delbert E. wrote:||Wednesday, 10 March 2004 02:06:07 PHT
||Hi! I am from PATTS College of Aeronautics. I was so lucky because I had the chance to witness personally these amazing, breathtaking, and unique hills in Bohol. I'm inviting you to come and see for yourself and you'll be captivated by its majestic charm!!!!!
||lynn wrote:||Saturday, 6 March 2004 06:43:50 PHT
||oh chocolate hills i miss you.
||kc wrote:||Tuesday, 2 March 2004 20:46:30 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills are very attractive with its amazing hundreds of hills. Actually my mother used to live there when she was a child, and now when she is all grown up, she always tell stories about the Chocolate Hills like the two giants that is also written here. I often see the pictures of the Chocolate Hills and I can't help to cut it on the news paper and bring it home. For short the Chocolate Hills really amaze me and it really relaxes us when we see the views of it. So thats all and keep the staff on its cool and realistic writing about the Chocolate Hills. Bye Bye and more power!!!
||Kerr Iwayan wrote:||Saturday, 28 February 2004 14:30:00 PHT
||Its a breathtaking experience when we had our educational fieldtrip in Bohol last Feb. 5, 2004.
Thanks Bohol for the hospitality!
||roger n. vicente wrote:||Tuesday, 24 February 2004 21:41:35 PHT
||Maayung pagbasa paiSANs bol-anon kapamilya.
the articles is very well made, para kana rin nag to tour sa choco hills land, pero about the pictures of the CHOCOlate hills quite dry 60% touch, hindi medyu maka pabuhi sa spirit because medyu color green..hindi CHOCO....yum 2x :)
more power to the staff.
let the spirit free....
||alvie budomo wrote:||Sunday, 1 February 2004 11:47:29 PHT
||im from mangatarem, pangasinan. lumipat ako ngayon sa bohol. malapit sa chocolate hills. maganda ito kaya puntahan nyo na. enjoy there!!!!!!!!!
||anthony wrote:||Sunday, 1 February 2004 11:45:43 PHT
||maganda ito dahil maganda
||Avlie wrote:||Sunday, 1 February 2004 11:44:55 PHT
||ako ay taga mangatarem, pangasinan at nakapunta na ako sa chocolate hills. kaya masasabi kong ito ay sobrang ganda. subukan nyo na ring pumunta. mag-e-enjoy kayo rito. masaya!!!!!!!
||Tony Sweden wrote:||Saturday, 31 January 2004 20:04:28 PHT
||Wow, it is is a very beautiful place, wil go back one day. Took some fine pictures on the top.
||Ma. Teresita T. Orit wrote:||Monday, 26 January 2004 15:50:59 PHT
||MY comments is the chocolate Hills is very beautiful place, I like to go there someday...
||JESSICA RULE OF PALAWAN wrote:||Sunday, 25 January 2004 20:31:25 PHT
||ive never been der,but sum of my friends told me that chocolate hills is the majestic creations of God.actually taga bohol din ako from lboc,at im prouyd o be boholania111111LUV U bohol!!!!!!!!!
||Jean wrote:||Monday, 12 January 2004 12:48:43 PHT
||I'm from Bohol. I'm proud to introduce it to folks here in Cavite. Pinagmamalaki ko talaga and probisya ko.
||joanne rama salido-cavite wrote:||Thursday, 8 January 2004 12:05:06 PHT
hi! whoever wants to go this place..... just pm me n ym..... because by December i will be there in bohol to spend vacation..... its very nice place I am sure you will enjoy your vacation. just pm me in my ym id. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com I am always on line in my yahoo messenger. thanks
||Sabrina wrote:||Wednesday, 7 January 2004 03:49:56 PHT
||The chocolate hills are defiantly worth seeing, its a long walk up to the look out but its a site you'd never see anywhere else in the world.
||Jason wrote:||Tuesday, 6 January 2004 18:55:24 PHT
||I love the chocolate hills
||beth wrote:||Tuesday, 6 January 2004 09:31:36 PHT
||chocolate hills, great .... i love it ......
||Apple wrote:||Friday, 12 December 2003 15:10:29 PHT
hi! and im apple.ive been to bohol.the place is good specially the people,the people are warm and hospitable.
so,people let us visit bohol.hindi tayo maging torista sa sariling bayan.
||des wrote:||Thursday, 11 December 2003 09:39:58 PHT
||the chocolate hills are really awesome...i never imagined that i could see them, i could actually go to bohl and witnessed its marvel... its really a dream come true...at least i can say na di lang ako hanggang postcards...more power to bohol!!!
||mitchelle jamandron wrote:||Thursday, 20 November 2003 21:55:22 PHT
||i,m bringing my belgian husband there in 2004!
||joel wrote:||Monday, 3 November 2003 17:27:43 PHT
||how long is the bus trip from dao bus terminal to carmen? how much is the aircon bus fare?
||Trina Bunaos wrote:||Tuesday, 14 October 2003 13:54:01 PHT
||Hi, I'm a Boholana im here in Butuan for quite a while I really missezd Bohol I'll be home soon so pls welcome in Jagna and I want the people of Talibon to be there when I arrive
joke joke joke
otso otso ta mga Bol-anon
||victor wrote:||Saturday, 4 October 2003 12:38:28 PHT
||kami mga taga-butuan city hanga sa inyo mga bol-anon.
keep up the good deeds.
||victor d. pandawatnon wrote:||Saturday, 4 October 2003 12:34:52 PHT
||they're really great . i could not imagine how god created such a wonderful thing like c.h .i mean a headturning experience that was.we've been there for a tour and i said wow oooohhhlahlah bohol how gifted r u.sana uulit -ulitin ko pa .
sa carmen and sagbayan peak .sana idevelop n'yo pa.for future gen. tsaka balak ko pang babalik .
||Gardson wrote:||Friday, 3 October 2003 14:58:02 PHT
||I'm currently working in Saudi Arabia and I invite everyone I met (Arab Nationals) here to visit Bohol... "its very nice there especially the famous Chocolate Hills and the white beaches in Panglao" I said. Come and SEE!!! thanks and Happy Fiesta to our patron Saint Sto. Rosario. Mabuhay! Lunsod ng Buenavista. Coy from Bato, Buenavista Bohol
||Reymark Gaspar wrote:||Wednesday, 1 October 2003 15:34:44 PHT
I think geologist must needed a more observation in this case.
||Mae Anne Absalon wrote:||Tuesday, 30 September 2003 14:52:54 PHT
||Hi again! I'm also a Boholano and I've been there last vacation. I stayed there for 2 months and I really enjoyed. Taga Buenos Aires, Carmen day ko, nice meeting with you all. Its very true talaga na ang daming magagandang spots dyan pati na iyong Chocolate Hills dili gyud mo masumhan. Try pud mo ug visit ba! Ma enjoy lagi mo. So kung kinsa man ang nakaila sa ako regards lang ko try nako ug anha dira karon pasko. If you know me manga boholano paki tell Myra Sojon or Jade Ancog regards ko ug kung taga Choco man mo basin nakaila mo nila pls. tell nalang. Thank You!!!
Bisita mo BOHOL malingaw lagi mo.
||Mae Anne Absalon wrote:||Tuesday, 30 September 2003 14:40:52 PHT
||hi guys its a nice work what youve done and i agree with you bohols the best love you
||Gleen wrote:||Sunday, 28 September 2003 14:55:49 PHT
||Chocolate Hills was one of the nicest tourist spot I ever been in the country with those hills that looks great the site and the affordable foods, I was visiting Bohol last week and I enjoyed my stay down there, anyway some comments you should put the Sagbayab Peak its also a nice destination, though it was still underconstruction but it look nice as chocolate hills, more power.
Greetings from Mindanao
|WAT XE Lei wrote:||Saturday, 13 September 2003 09:36:43 PHT
||I'm a Boholano,but migrated in other place looking for a better opportuniy.I left Bohol when I was 13 years old and came back 26 years ago when we had our field trip last Apr/03.And I was so amazed with the natural wonders of our place,gikan sa ubos padung sa taas," Napa "WOW" ang ahong mga kauban.Sud sa usa ka simana namong puyo,way adlaw nga di mi mang laag.I hope that the local leaders will exerts xtra eforts "2 DO MORE"
4 d devts of our place.
||Liza wrote:||Thursday, 4 September 2003 03:28:58 PHT
We're planning to to Bohol, does anyone know the exact address in Chocolate Hills?
Thanks a lot.
Just ask for the Chocolate Hills, and everybody in Bohol will know where to go. No address needed.--Jeroen.
|jigen_reloaded wrote:||Wednesday, 20 August 2003 18:24:33 PHT
||grabe talaga ang bohol. from hills to the seas and everywhere, its always beautiful. i'm proud to be one.
||Val wrote:||Thursday, 7 August 2003 14:44:14 PHT
||Bohol is uniquely beautiful.
We take pride on our home...
||ruthie wrote:||Sunday, 3 August 2003 06:53:02 PHT
||i never been in chocolate hills yet, but i'm planning to go there just to see how the hills looks like.it is very interesting. i've been traveling abroad but never get the chance to visit/tour around our very own country(philippines). it is very sad.anyways, this is not the end of the world. i really have to see that place. see you all there. May God Bless our very own country.
||virgile lexie c. garcia wrote:||Friday, 1 August 2003 17:41:29 PHT
||i grew up in bohol but never had a chance to visit all the tourist spots. it was just last year a round bohol trip. well, what can i say? it's really magnificent!!!!! i'm so proud of it! it inspired me a lot to make an article and even compose a poem "my paradise".
||ann del rosario wrote:||Sunday, 6 July 2003 11:47:50 PHT
||Hi! This site is great! I want you to also see the chocolate hills in Sagbayan. A newest resort located there called "sagbayan Peak" it is amazingly beautiful!
||Yasmin C. wrote:||Wednesday, 18 June 2003 14:38:07 PHT
||Hi! I noticed that your "tourism" menu does not include areas such as parks and other natural and man-made sights. You can thus include Rajah Sikatuna National park, Roxas park somewhere in Garcia-Hernandez (I think).. and how about one of the biggest mangroves in Asia, in Jetafe? not to mention the man-made forest and Magsaysay camp in Bilar, the Himontagon hills in Loay, the Loboc river cruise... I could go on and on! there's so much to see. For those of you planning a tour, three days will not be enough, especially during April and May, with the fiestas too! Still, good job with the website!
Hi Yasmin, The reason I not yet mention some of these places is that I haven't been able to visit them and/or write a story about them. All visitors to this website are welcome to write a small story about any of these places, or whatever nice experience they've had on Bohol, and I will be happy to publish it on-line. So, if you find anything missing on this site, and you have valuable information or interesting stories for our visitors, please don't hesitate to go ahead and share them with us! This website is still mostly a one-man operation, but really intended to be a collaberative work for the promotion of Bohol.--Jeroen.
|Ceciel wrote:||Monday, 26 May 2003 23:06:21 PHT
||Hi,everybody I've been in chocolatehills for so many
years ago and I cant wait to go back again. My friend
told me that its really beautiful now than back in
ten years ago.So see ya!everybody soon...God bless.
||Ashley wrote:||Saturday, 17 May 2003 00:27:33 PHT
||I havent been to Bohol in my life dis picture made me felt dat I already went there. I miss Philippines.
||albertomarlon wrote:||Friday, 16 May 2003 12:44:20 PHT
||guys, to the webmaster, webprogrammer and etc.... you did very well here. i'm browsing the net and all of guess what??? your site is the best. very informative and easier to search... i'll be very happy if you can give me some info bec. i'l be in cebu this weekend and planning to go there by sunday. we wanted to go to some white sand beach and see some tourist spots. please give some advice. and thank you for the site. it's been very helpful. and to you people hus going to see bohol this weekend hope to see you.... enjoy!
||kate mendez wrote:||Monday, 12 May 2003 14:14:04 PHT
||hi, we're to come to bohol sometime this weekend..i'm very excited...hope u could email me of some advisable hotels and resorts to stay in for 2 (hope kanang affordable...) anyway, i'm excited to step in the chocolate hills... and your website is really COOL! kodus!
||LSN wrote:||Thursday, 8 May 2003 20:58:36 PHT
|| Chocolate Hills is great! They remind me of a thousand chocolate Kisses! Too bad Bohol doesn't sell Choco Hill delicacies!
||Gil F. Turla wrote:||Friday, 2 May 2003 07:33:04 PHT
||Very nice place. I've been there last April 29 to May 2, thanks for the people, please keep your nature fabulous.
||Reena wrote:||Tuesday, 29 April 2003 02:51:37 PHT
||our next door neighbors and long time childhood friends are Bohol Natives, they go there every summer. I'm going to stack up some nerves to ask them to me with them when they go the next time , that's how badly I want to see this place :)
||Denise Marie Gamban wrote:||Monday, 28 April 2003 21:28:49 PHT
||Hi I went to Chocolate Hills last April 25, 2003 during my field trip. I really liked the place and great. The best I ever seen in my life.
||Dayday Acuin wrote:||Thursday, 17 April 2003 00:08:46 PHT
||Such a work of wonder is the Chocolate Hills in your place Bohol. The first time was awesome and will never be the last. Strong impression was made which prompted me to write an article about it. It's not for publication though but for submission as an assignmnent of mine. Thanks for the information provided too through this net. I am a Taclobanon who is inlove with a Boholano, probbably another reason why I have a liking with this place.
||Amiel Ian P. Opeña wrote:||Tuesday, 8 April 2003 13:03:50 PHT
||I've been to Tagbilaran years back but never had a chance to see the chocolate hills due to my hectic schedule. since i really like to see them, its included in our itinerary when my wife and i travel to bohol this june. can't wait to see them!
||Atremio Salan Jr. wrote:||Tuesday, 11 March 2003 17:06:53 PHT
||I'm really proud to be Boholano. I always promote Bohol to my classmates here in Tacloban. I told them that its worth to visit Bohol once in their lifetime.
They can never find place like Bohol.
||Maria wrote:||Wednesday, 26 February 2003 17:38:19 PHT
||I read in disgust at the news of president Arroyo approving an amendment to a law that protects the land in between and around the Chocolate Hills. Apparently, these areas of land are no longer part of the national monument and therefore can be developed. I am so glad to see the Chocolate Hills for the first time coming April. Who knows what this natural wonder will look like 10 years from now? This thoughtless intervention could spell the death of the Chocolate Hills....
I haven't seen the proclamation, so don't know what will be its impact, but I do know that the Chocolate Hills are a unique landscape, truly worth preserving...--Jeroen.
|Maria wrote:||Thursday, 23 January 2003 17:13:26 PHT
||'pagandahin' - did you mean build wider roads, and tall hotel buildings? The beauty of these hills lie in their natural and 'untouched' state. Maybe, with less money coming in, there will be more people who can enjoy the real Bohol for many more years to come.
The current state of affairs at the Chocolate Hills complex is really sad. The old rooms are run down, and desperately need some upgrading; the new construction is unfinished, and even when finished, it will not be an attractive building. It will probably be best to pull down the new construction, and renovate the existing low-rise buildings, using the available space efficiently, but with respect for the unique environment it is located in. Building ugly concrete buildings is not what we should want here.
Commercially spoken, I also have my doubts with the location. The Chocolate Hills are unique, and absolutely worth a visit, but for most tourists a stay of a couple of hours will be enough, and a basic restaurant, a clean CR, a small exposition, and a small souvenir shop all they require. I have stayed at the complex, and can attest that seeing the sun-rise and the early morning fog over the hills is a fantastic view, but even then you don't have a reason to stay for more than one night. That is, unless somebody would be willing to organise this as a kind of 'base-camp' for a number of activities that can take place in the inland of Bohol, such as for example mountain biking, trekking, bird-watching in the Raja Sikatuna National Park, spelunking, etc., but this will require a rather pro-active attitude from the management. If such a management can be found, and the scale of the complex can be kept within limits, it can still become something nice. -- Jeroen.
|R. Cua wrote:||Thursday, 23 January 2003 12:39:58 PHT
||The last time I saw the chocolate hills was in 1986, now based on your article, the hotel work is suspended. Back then, this is also what they told me. Where is the money? The first big picture that you will see in NAIA, when I arrived from the States, is of the Chocolate Hills, as if welcoming and inviting the tourist to come and visit me in Bohol. I believe that you have something beautiful there, that there is no other place that they can find. So please tell the people involved to release the funds.
Money earmarked for a project disappearing is a common problem in the Philippines, leaving behind partly finished constructions to be eyesores for years. In Bohol we also have a number of examples of this, such as the Agora Market in Tagbilaran, the Loboc bridge next to Loboc church, and the Chocolate Hills Complex. And if we could also count the number of roads NOT concreted, even though budget has been approved for that purpose several times...
Exposure doesn't seem to help much: huge signs with each of the unfinished project often tell you exactly who were responsible for starting it. But then they lost the next elections, funds were suddenly missing, and their successors seem have other priorities... Still I have hope that, by constantly reminding the people who are responsible for such things that in the long term this state of affairs will hurt everybody, one day things will improve. It is the very reason that I started this website: improve knowledge and awareness of Bohol with potential tourists (including Boholano's living elsewhere), such that tourists will come in, and some money can be earned for improving things. -- Jeroen.
|leslee wrote:||Saturday, 11 January 2003 22:56:29 PHT
||I am proud to be a Boholano. We should all help in preserving the beauty of Chocolate Hills.
||G-PoY wrote:||Wednesday, 4 December 2002 15:39:32 PHT
||Chocolate Hills... the most beautiful and attracting tourist spot I have ever seen...
||Dariel wrote:||Friday, 8 November 2002 20:58:24 PHT
||The Chocolate Hills is the most attrackting tourist spot in Bohol. It is also most popular site-seeing I've ever known.
||m.s wrote:||Monday, 4 November 2002 08:38:08 PHT
||I come from Bohol ang masasabi ko lang dapat pagandahin nating mabuti ang ating ipinagmamalaking Chocolate Hills kasi nagiisa yan sa mundo I'm proud na ipinanganak ako sa Bohol.
||David wrote:||Friday, 18 October 2002 02:23:30 PHT
||I've been on top of the obsevation hill and it's really amazing. Bohol is indeed a paradise and compared to other places in the Philippines, I consider Bohol safer and more peaceful, That's why I want to settle there with my family once I decided to come back for good. Keep up your good site.... regards to all.
||lochinvar wrote:||Thursday, 3 October 2002 19:33:19 PHT
||Been in Chocolate Hills with my classmates in Cebu during the university days. Is the swimming pool already filled with water? My officemates in Manila and I are planning to visit Bohol soon, and we are thinking of staying overnight at the Chocolate Hills Resort. Do you have the room rates there? Thanks!
||Darius Demar Apale wrote:||Monday, 5 August 2002 21:20:14 PHT
||As far as my memory serves me better, it was during mid 90's where I'd happened to be a tourist guide for my classmates in high school, Blessed Trinity College, Batch '90. The swimming pool was not that huge, but it's really cold, though we dip into it, at about 11 am. Well, the food was great though I must admit it was a bit little late, because there were so many customers at that time, but it's still fine. Until now I haven't gone to that place, ever again.
||Aira wrote:||Tuesday, 23 July 2002 15:47:17 PHT
||I've been to Chocolate Hills! It is really fascinating to see these giant chocolate kisses! Nice website! Makes me reminisce my memories at Bohol!
||Rheco wrote:||Tuesday, 11 June 2002 11:54:37 PHT
||Okey ra pre.. cool kaayo nga site pre..
Ff other things. besides you can visit the site of the chocolatehills channel in the undernet cservice... http://chocolatehills.8m.net
Thanks.. your new friend in the net
||Genivi wrote:||Tuesday, 23 April 2002 11:37:49 PHT
||Its nice giving update information regarding this tourist spot. Could you provide statistics or description on the tourism industry, if there are still tourists coming in despite the threats of Abu Sayyaf kidnappings in the country and terrorist activities like bombing. tnx
Some statistics are available in the "Doing Business in Bohol" article, which shows that the number of foreign visitors to the place have reduced dramatically during the last few years: from 33.000 in 1999 to a mere 8.000 in 2001. -- Jeroen.
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