Globe Trekker

Season 2 Episode 24

The Philippines

Aired Unknown Sep 07, 2003 on PBS
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The Philippines
Incredibly diverse, the Philippines has a huge passion for religion and as well as ancient tribal ways. It includes rainforest in the mountains and deserted islands with beautiful beaches. Shilpa Mehta visits the islands of Luzon, Boracay Neros and Mindanao ending her trip on Palawan, where she visits with the Tau't Batu, the last discovered tribe in the Philippines. Her travels include a visit to a faith healer, rice terraces, witnessing a reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ and diving in coral reefs. She also samples local foods, including: durian (a fruit infamous for its awful smell), duck embryo and bat meat.moreless

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