However, if one will just look around more, they will find that there are other less-known but equally beautiful beach spots in other parts of the Philippines.
In Pagadian, in particular, there are beaches and islands that will make one believe that there is such a thing as a secluded paradise on Earth.
God recognized that man was sinful because the antediluvian lifespan was so great.
The average person, knowing he had so many centuries to go, did not fear death and his ultimate encounter with God.
Moses lived till exactly 120 (Talmud Sotah 13b) – and on top of it the Torah attests that his energy and vitality did not diminish in the slightest before that time (Deut. We thus bless people today that they be granted the same long, productive life of our great teacher Moses.
(See also Talmud Chullin 139b which sees a hint to Moses’s future lifespan in the 120 years mentioned before the Flood.
Alternatively, life is such a struggle between man’s body and soul, that with so many years to live, a person is bound to succumb over time.
A nice place to start would be the Dao-Dao Islands some seven to ten minutes away from the seaport, when riding a motorboat.
It is a rather big island, with an area size of about 1.1057 hectares.
The coral reefs are artificially made, but the whole place is very much ideal for swimming, fishing, and boating.
During low tides, a smaller, more undeveloped island appears and like the rest, is also suitable for fishing and swimming.