Sorsogon Nightlife, Philippines
Revealing the Beauty of Sorsogon at Night
This is one place in the Philippines where nightlife does not involve bars, discos, cafes and restaurants. Perhaps you are already wondering if there is such a place as that. Well, there is. The delight happens at night and the charm usually starts when the sun sets and the true beauty of the place as soon as darkness covers the land. This is the kind of nightlife in Sorsogon, specifically in Donsol. What you can only listen to is the sound of nature. Be captivated past the tranquility of the darkness and the night when you come across the intermittent lights coming from the fireflies.
Yes indeed, this is what is known in Sorsogon as firefly watching. This activity in the Donsol and Ogod rivers is not actually an ordinary tourist attraction. The enchanting splendor of the thousands of these night insects generally dwells right in the two rivers. They further provide glow along the mangrove trees lined up in the banks of the rivers. Once you have seen it, you might feel like it is already Christmas because the lights of the fireflies are similar to the twinkling Christmas lights.
See all of the flickering lights that take the shape of the tree or any other shapes. Definitely, these spectacular creatures are true wonders of nature. Admire them as thousands of them team up to the trees and fly, dance and circle just about the branches of the trees. More than that, you can also see the fireflies’ lights shimmering on the surface of the water. Yes, these insects are ordinary here in the Philippines, especially in rural areas, yet it is astonishing when a huge population of these species is found along the two rivers of provinces such as Sorsogon. The rivers play host to numerous mangrove and mangrove-linked variety and fresh water fishes, believed to supply food to whale sharks.
There are just about three countries around Asia which are offering a firefly sightseeing or watching - the Philippines is one of those three countries. Because the trip was fashioned, there is a considerable swell of tourists who want to visit these places in order to see these fireflies - Sorsogon is among them. The Department of Tourism or DOT on the Philippines prepared a group of bangkeros or boatmen who are taught to take charge of the guided trips and tours.
In here, you have to pay for a boat rental fee and be able to experience firefly watching in Sorsogon. Upon getting there, you will then be brought at the firefly haven and have a scenic view of the wonderful creatures of the evening along the two rivers, thus a spectacular way to spend the night in Sorsogon and have a taste of its very own nightlife.
Sorsogon’s firefly watching is a very essential nature-based attraction in the province. These are nature’s reward to mankind. You absolutely get to be pleased about it. It has given an utterly fresh meaning to the term “nightlife” in Sorsogon.
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