Winding through the dense Philippine rainforest, my guide slows to a halt.
He leans over and carefully plucks a leaf from a bright green plant. Holding it to his arm as if its covering a wound, he says simply "medicine." My guide is definitely no doctor, but he knows what he is talking about. He is a native Negrito tribesman who once taught American soldiers about his people's ancient ways in the jungle.
Jungle survival tours are a popular attraction in Subic Bay, the former US naval base that has been transformed into a special economic zone and tourist area. Starting at the time of the Vietnam War, American soldiers used the area's lush jungles and the knowledge of the local tribesmen to train for the harsh conditions of jungle warfare. After the Americans pulled out of the Philippines in 1992, tribesmen started guiding tourists.
Jungle survival tours are a popular attraction in Subic Bay, the former US naval base that has been transformed into a special economic zone and tourist area.
Throughout Asia, former military sites have been transformed into unusual and fascinating tourist attractions. Not far from Subic, on the windblown island of Corregidor at the mouth of Manila Bay, visitors can huddle in the same tunnels where American general Douglas MacArthur made his last stand before the Philippines fell to Japan in World War II. A light-and-sound show recreates the nerve-wracking bombing soldiers endured.
Throughout Asia, former military sites have been transformed into unusual and fascinating tourist attractions.本句进一步抽象、概括化，可以判断本句为全文主题句。
On Singapore's Sentosa Island, Fort Siloso, a beautifully restored gun site, was one of the 12 coastal artillery batteries that tried to defend Singapore during its brutal downfall to the Japanese in 1942.
On Penang, Malaysia, Fort Cornwallis is a reminder of he island's former strategic importance. Built by British naval officer Captain Francis Light in 1786, it was later rebuilt by prisoners. Today it offers a great view of the ocean.
US military personnel are now back in Subic Bay. Many come on joint military exercises; others are simply tourists. And many echo the sentiment of one US soldier who recently marveled at Subic's pristine jungle and deep water port. "Why did we give this place up?" he asked military Manoeuvres.
For more information on Subic Bay, check out the Philippine Department of Tourism website (www.wowphilippines.com.ph) and look for Subic in the Where To Go section. To learn more about sites on Corregidor Island, check out www.corregidorphilippines.com for tour and hotel information. Sentosa Island maintains an impressive website at www.sentosa.com.sg. More details on modern-day Penang can be found at www.exoticpenang.com.my.
抽象：Asia (分类列举)——Corregidor, Siloso, Cornwallis
1. Subic Bay is famous for ________
(A) lush jungles
(B) knowledgeable local tribesmen
(C) jungle survival tours
(D) joint military, exercises
2. What can a tourist experience on Corregidor Island?
(A) The atmosphere of World War II.
(B) Life of Douglas MacArthur.
(C) Nerve-wracking bombing.
(D) The war against Japan.
3. Fort Cornwallis was finally built by ________
(A) the Francis Light
(B) the British navy
(C) the Malaysian navy
(D) the prisoners
5. Which of the following statement is NOT true, according to the passage?
(A) Visitors can gather together in the same tunnels where American general D. MacArthre made his last stand in World War II.
(B) Many military personnel are now back on joint military exercises in Subic Bay.
(C) Jungle survival tours are a popular attraction in Manila Bay.
(D) Fort Cornwallis, built by a British naval officer in 1786 and rebuilt by prisoners, offers a great view of the ocean.
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welfare福利 welfare lottery福利彩票
战略伙伴关系 strategic partnership
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5、Many come on joint military exercises; others are simply tourists. And many echo the sentiment of one US soldier who recently marveled at Subic's pristine jungle and deep water port.
典故：Echo & Narcissus