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The Chocolate Hills

Listed under Lovely Rural Hills in Philippines.

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The summits of the Chocolate Hills emerge from the tree canopy amongst rice fields and tiny villages in the interior of Bohol, changing from chocolate brown to caramel to gold and near fluorescent green, and back again, as the seasons shift.

There are over a thousand of them, all around the same size and conical shape, and more or less equidistant from one another, creating the impression that they were made by some ancient civilization and long since covered in lush vegetation.

Their geological origin has still not been established, though there are a number of theories, but the fact remains that they are not comparable to any other natural feature in the world and are a haven for wildlife, and a unique place to explore as an alternative to a day spent on one of Bohol's perfect beaches.

Written by  larapiegeler.

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