Monday, November 17, 2008

Spicy Bicol


· Mayon Volcano is the most perfect cone volcano in the world?
· “Tabios” (mystichy’s luzonensis) found in Buhi, Camarines Sur is the smallest fish in the world?
· “Butanding” (whale shark), found in Sorsogon waters is the largest fish in the world?
· Pili, a nut extensively grown in Bicol, have a quality comparable to the macadamia nut?
· Manila hemp and Manila rope originally came from Bicol’s abaca?
· The first bus company in the country (the Alatco) and first modern coconut oil mills in the country were established in Bicol?
· Tea bags, paper currency, baby diapers are made from abaca?

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