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Subic A Quick Getaway From the City of Manila





Subic is a town that belongs to the Zambales province. This is the place that was home to many American Fleets because of the American navy base that was established there years ago. It was the largest base for American military in Asia. The base was first established by Spanish colonizers where ships would dock for repairs. After the defeat of Spain by the Americans the base because the marine and navy base for Americans. The base grew each year becoming a huge facility for the US seventh fleet.

Then in 1991 the Senate of the Philippines rejected the contract by the US government to lease the Subic Naval base for more years. The USS Belleau Wood was the last ship to leave the base on November of 1992. The Americans who left helped eight thousand residents of the city of Olongapo for many years in terms of business and infrastructure. The mayor then was Richard Gordon. He pledged to protect the facilities that have been established there amounting to eight billion dollars of properties. He pledged to protect the place and stop the people who will destroy and loot on the premises. Subic Bay became a zone for commercialism under the authority of the SBMA known as the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority.

Recently the expressway for Clark to Subic and Clark to Tarlac was completed. This expressway made going to Subic faster in thirty minutes only from Clark. Subic then added an airport for international flights. This airport has reported a rapid growth. It is becoming another gateway to the country. Olongapo city and Angeles city will attract more tourism ventures into their provinces. Manila the capital city is closer to Subic.

More budget airlines have opened their business in Subic. There is an airline that is offering direct flights from South Korea to Subic. The number of tourists coming in to visit Olongapo city is fast rising. The former US base is becoming a zone for economy. There are more businesses for recreation like hotels and resorts. Tourists come to see the place but to experience the new programs for eco-tourism. Tourism is actually the reason why the revenue of the town is largely increasing each year. Most of the tourists come from Asian countries like Japan and Korea.

There are many things to do in Subic. This can be an ideal place for scuba divers. The officer for tourism calls Subic as the pearl of the orient seas. There are many ship wreckages to visit and the seas are teeming with marine life as well as different varieties of coral reefs. Major ship wreckage sites can be reached in twenty minutes from Subic. The boats that are used are motor boats and not the wooden bancas. There are many diving schools with licensed divers to help each visitor. They will also suggest sites which the visitors can choose. Diving is fast becoming a sport and recreation for many city dwellers wanting to explore the underworld. The novice diver can enroll and study in many diving schools in Subic.

Subic also has a safari attraction. The whole are is a land with twenty five hectares. The animals just roam about and enjoying nature. The animals are not kept in cages. Visitors can have an interaction with ostrich, bears and dears. They will also see horses, ducks, monkeys and eagle.

Subic is one of the nearest towns from Manila where there are many activities to do. Other things you can do is playing tennis in the tennis club, swimming in the different resorts and beach clubs and sightseeing dolphins in the ocean park. If you need a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city Subic can be the place you need for a break.
About Author Peter Garant :

Peter Garant is writing Philippines travel articles ( <a href="http://www.philippinesboard.com/" target="_blank">http://www.philippinesboard.com/</a> ) for his site about Subic. ( <a href="http://www.subicboard.com/" target="_blank">http://www.subicboard.com/</a> )


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