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Samal Islands Philippines
Island Garden City of Samal
Samal Geography & Climate


The Island Garden City of Samal is a group of island in the heart of Davao Gulf. Physically unattached to mainland Mindanao, the island is 900 meters east of Davao City and 10 kilometers west of Compostela Valley Province. It has a stretch of over 116 kilometers of continuous coastline and with a total land area of 30,130 hectares.

The island is endowed with an extensive mountain range at the eastern coast, a number of isolated hills and an uneven distribution of lowlands. The city enjoys a mild pleasant climate with no pronounced dry or wet season, and is typhoon free.




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Philippines Cuisine Characteristics

The traditional way of eating is with the hands, especially dry dishes such as inihaw or prito. The diner will take a bite of the main dish, then eat rice pressed together with his fingers.

This practice, known as kamayan, is rarely seen in urbanized areas. However, Filipinos tend to feel the spirit of kamayan when eating amidst nature during out of town trips, beach vacations, and town fiestas.

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