Asik Asik Waterfalls Philippines: The Uniqueness of Water Flowing from the Side of a Cliff
Asik Asik is the name of an amazing waterfall in the Philippines, specifically in Sitio Dulao, Alamada, North Cotabato. This waterfall looks unique because the water is not flowing from the highland rivers. Because of the hill which is located above the waterfall is no river or spring water. Most of the land, even for agriculture. But somehow this Asik Asik waterfall could gush from fissures covered riparian greenery. So if at first glance it looks as if magically falls out of the crevices of plants.
So far there has been no research done to discover the source of water in the Asik Asik waterfall. Meanwhile, the waterfall was recently opened to the public in 2012. According to the website My Planet Philippines, the waterfall is considered a sacred place by the local inhabitants. They believe that the water in the Asik Asik waterfall has properties for healing. Therefore, many visitors who drink without boiling it first.
But tourists are usually advised not to take any plants or objects from the area around the waterfall. It is said that the object is retrieved and brought back from there will make the thief was not quiet.
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