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    Posted July 2, 2015 by
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    Sunset, Boracay Island, other photographs

     
    And who have not heard of Boracay Island, the Philippines' world-famous beach resort, an hour away by plane from Manila to the Visayas.

    The island paradise with its four kms.stretch of powdery sand called White Beach has won praises from CNN in 2014 and as one of the best destinations in the Philippines and in 2012 by Travel + Leisure, an international travel magazine, as "the best island in the world."

    Thousands of visitors, local and foreign tourists, come to Boracay to enjoy and relax and swim and lie on the white sand.

    At night they crowd the stretch between the sea and the beach front hotels and resorts, mingling, eating, drinking, having happy times, enjoying life at its fullest.

    Mayor John P. Yap of the municipality of Malay, Aklan, which covers Boracay Island, says the island has over 20,000 direct workers and more in related tourism-related activities.

    On some days, the island also boosts of post-card perfect sunset, like the photograph here captured with a BlackBerry Z10 mobile phone camera.

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