Miss World 2009

Gallagher Convention Centre
Johannesburg, South Africa
December 12
Presenters: Steve Douglas, Angela Chow & Michelle McLean

Winner: GIBRALTAR – Kaiane Aldorino
1st Runner Up: MEXICO – Perla Beltrán Acosta
2nd Runner Up: SOUTH AFRICA – Tatum Keshwar

7 FINALISTS:
COLOMBIA – Daniela Ramos
PANAMA – Nadege Vasquez
CANADA – Yanbing Ma
MEXICO – Perla Beltrán Acosta
GIBRALTAR – Kaiane Aldorino
SOUTH AFRICA – Tatum Keshwar
FRANCE – Chloe Mortaud

16 SEMI-FINALISTS:
JAPAN – Eruza Sasaki
CANADA – Yanbing Ma
SIERRA LEONE – Mariatu Kargbo
MEXICO – Perla Beltrán Acosta
GIBRALTAR – Kaiane Aldorino
INDIA – Pooja Chopra
KOREA – Kim Joo-ri
MARTINIQUE – Ingrid Ittré
COLOMBIA – Daniela Ramos
POLAND – Anna Jamroz
BRAZIL – Luciana de Souza
FRANCE – Chloe Mortaud
VIETNAM – Tran Thi Huong Giang
KAZAKHSTAN – Dina Nuraliyeva
SOUTH AFRICA – Tatum Keshwar
PANAMA – Nadege Vasquez

FAST TRACKS WINNERS:
SPORTSWOMAN CONTEST (November 17, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth):
Winner: JAPAN – Eruza Sasaki
2nd: JAMAICA – Kerrie Baylis
3rd: HUNGARY – Orsolya Serdult
TALENT CONTEST (November 22, Victory Theatre in Johannesburg):
Co-Winners: CANADA – Yanbing Ma and SIERRA LEONE – Mariatu Kargbo
2nd: KOREA – Joo Ri Kim
3rd: NORWAY – Sara Skjoldnes
4th: AUSTRALIA – Sophie Lavers
BEACH BEAUTY CONTEST (November 25, Valley of Pools in Durban):
Winner: GIBRALTAR – Kaiane Aldorino
2nd: PANAMA – Nadege Vasquez
3rd: SCOTLAND – Katharine Brown
4th: FRANCE – Chloe Mortaud
5th: BOLIVIA – Flavia Arzabe
FASHION MODEL CONTEST (November 28, Turbine Hall in Johannesburg):
Winner: MEXICO – Perla Beltrán Acosta
2nd: VIETNAM – Tran Thi Huong Giang
3rd: MARTINIQUE – Ingrid Ittré
BEAUTY WITH A PURPOSE WINNER: INDIA – Pooja Chopra
Other Finalists:
BARBADOS – Leah Marville
GUATEMALA – Alida Maria Boer Reyes
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Just a few hour from the hustle and bustle of manila lies the idyllic island of

Mindoro, on the northern end can be found puerto galera a wild life heaven, with

tropical adventures to suit all tastes.
The natural world is here in abundance, its no wonder why it is listed on the national

heritage list of WWF,

Scuba diving, trekking and island hopping are all your disposal, and after a long day

soaking up the natural atmosphere the night life will keep you well dinned and

entertained, fine restaurants for all culinary tastes can be found to go along with

live music and dancing.

This coastal town is well known among tourists for its numerous pocket beaches and many

snorkeling and Scuba diving spots. The area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve

of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia. The

marine environment has benefited in recent years from the influx of tourist dollars.

This has seen a huge reduction in the number of fishermen in the area, as they gain

higher revenue from tourists.

Puerto Galera is a listed by the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World, and is

the only bay in the Philippines to be listed there.

Among the famous beaches in Puerto Galera are Sabang Beach and White Beach, which have

an active nightlife with numerous bars and restaurants. Both beaches also have an array

of first-class and economy-class accommodations.

Sabang beach is the main destination for foreign tourists, while White Beach remains

popular with local travelers.Big La Laguna Beach and Small La Laguna Beach are

considered part of Sabang with resorts lining the beaches. Big La Laguna Beach is

popular for local swimmers and snorkelers. Since 2001 White beach has seen uncontrolled

development. New restaurants and places to stay are rapidly encroaching on the beach

itself and little remains of the once charming beach. Puerto Galera town is a pleasant

but sleepy Philippine town with few attractions. It has a large central catholic church

and a Pier area, with a selection of bistros and cafes.

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands with a total land area of

approximately 300,000 square kilometers (116,000 square miles). Its 36,289 kilometers

of coastline makes it the country with the 5th longest coastline in the world borders

the Philippine Sea on the east, the South China Sea on the west, and the Celebes Sea on

the south. The island of Borneo is located a few hundred kilometres southwest and

Taiwan is located directly to the north. The Moluccas and Sulawesi are located to the

south-southwest and Palau is located to the east of the islands.The Philippines

(Filipino: Pilipinas officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino:

Republika ng Pilipinas), is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean.

Taiwan lies north across the Luzon Strait. West across the South China Sea sits

Vietnam. The Sulu Sea to the southwest separates it from the island of Borneo and to

the south the Celebes Sea from other islands of Indonesia. It is bounded on the east by

the Philippine Sea. An archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines is

categorized broadly into three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and

Mindanao. The capital city is Manila.
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