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The Hinatuan Enchanted River, the southernmost island of the country is a place where it is said mermaids swim and fairies dance. It is so enthralling that people who never believed in magic may think it exists after witnessing the beauty of the Hinatuan River. Down in the depths of one of the river’s lagoons passages and chasms that branch off out of sight can be seen. These underwater tunnels lead down into a subterranean cave system that was only first tentatively explored in 1999, according to MysterousUniverse.org.