- Posted September 14, 2012 by
South Cotabato, Philippines
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Lake Sebu, the lake that never dries up.
Lake Sebu is a beautiful inland sea on the island of Mindanao, the most Southern Island of the Philippines. This lake is located in the southern Tiruray Highlands at an altitude of almost 300m (984ft). Lake Sebu is surrounded by rolling hills and forested mountains and is home to the T'boli, a highland tribe famous for their colourful costumes, complicated beadwork, woven work and brass ornaments. Lake Sebu is often named the Summer Capital of the Southern Philippines, the climate is pleasantly cool, a beautiful place to enjoy. A new and challenging location to explore where one can watch magnificent sunrises and sunsets in a panoramic view. Lake Sebu is considered a fast growing cultural centre and the area is emerging as a viable destination for eco-tourism. Visitors will surely appreciate the lavish gifts of nature, its incredible flowers, amazing vegetation and many different animals. Local tribesmen consider the lake not only a God-given food basket but also a miraculous body of water that never dries up.