Travel Blogs from Sabang, Philippines

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Basic as it gets., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Basic as it gets.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... packed but because our row was hard to get into nobody wanted to! The trip was long and uncomfortable but it got us there, Sabang the home to a Seventh Wonder of the World. The Underground River has just been put into the new list of Seven Natural Wonders ...

Island life, Puerto Princess, Sabang, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island life

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Work in ...

Sabang Part 1: Diver's Paradise & Other Bola Bola, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sabang Part 1: Diver's Paradise & Other Bola Bola

A travel blog entry by paranoidchicken

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... electricity is off and everyone claps weakly when the lights come back on - we've casually endured one of the Philippines infamous "brownouts".  A brownout is when the local electricity grid simply shuts down for a limited amount of time, typically ...

Sleezy Sabang, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sleezy Sabang

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

We arrive in Sabang and noticed a few immediate things being there are lots of Germans and lots of old men with young Filipino girls. The town itself was very small and built via alleys which are full of bars and diving shops. The beach itself was ...

Finally! The Underground River!, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Finally! The Underground River!

A travel blog entry by clare_mills

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When we started researching the Philippines, the first thing that caught my eye was the Puerto Princesa Underground River on Palawan Island. Because of this, I started looking more into Palawan and what was on offer there and then discovered that it is ...

Sabang, my favorite ugly duckling of a place., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sabang, my favorite ugly duckling of a place.

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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"There really is NOTHING like diving. It is an injection of adrenaline and peace contradictorily combined." - Journal entry of that day. What a difference no? So, I thought I was leaving in a day or two. But now, I've decided to stick around and do the ...

Bangkok, los pelos., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Bangkok, los pelos.

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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... . It is very different and it did take me some getting used to, but the dive was beautiful. So, that's settled. Sticking around in Sabang for some more days, leaving in November. And I mean, I'm leaving November 2nd LATEST! I only have to work my visa ...

Sabang and the underground river, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sabang and the underground river

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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A two hour drive from puerto is sabang a small fishing village and home to the world hertigage site of the underground river. So far this has been the place most like paradise for me, miles of empty white beaches, beatifull white beaches and very few ...

Sabang Part 3: Yet More Diving and Distractions, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sabang Part 3: Yet More Diving and Distractions

A travel blog entry by paranoidchicken

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... diver from Britain.  That John Bennett broke the world record for deepest dive, 308 meters right here off of the coast of Sabang, is well documented.  Apparently it took him no more than 20 minutes to descend to this depth, but more than 12 ...

Sabang Part 2:  White Beach & The Bakala Vote, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Sabang Part 2: White Beach & The Bakala Vote

A travel blog entry by paranoidchicken

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... is perfect.  And I am nobody, so I am perfect." - quote from a strange cross-dressing dude on one of the Philippines many karaoke/dance/talent search type shows After staying in Sabang for a couple of strange nights, I head over to White Beach which ...

The Longest Day, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

The Longest Day

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... itself as a child friendly school, I don't even wanna know what the other schools are like. We quizzed J/R more about the Philippines. I have been interested to know for a while if when Pacquiao fights that crime really does stop and if he was as big as ...

The Underground River, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

The Underground River

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... 11 Euro, das Hotel in El Nido kostete 17 Euro. Heute habe ich dann eine Tour zum Untergrundfluss bei Sabang gemacht, ein UNESCO Weltkulturerbe mit dem vielleicht laengsten schiffbaren unterirdischen Fluss auf unserer Erde. Von den 8.5km kann man ...

Helen, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Helen

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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... , trying to fight it? Being conscious about it and not following the herd without thinking, it doesn't seem enough. I wonder what the Philippines would look like if all travellers were to stop for a second and realize what they're bringing to the country. ...

bambua ecofarm, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

bambua ecofarm

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

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... owner, who was a german man who came here 16 years ago as a backpacker and never left...hes never been out of the philippines since he arrived...fell in love with the place, bought some land and eventually got married to a filipina woman...after some ...

Getting comfy on Palawan, Puerto P, Sabang and Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Getting comfy on Palawan

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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... on time. Landed on Palawan ahead of schedule! Palawan, probably the least accessible and least developed region of the Philippines. Importantly also a site of extraordinary natural beauty, extreme sports, rough travel and a few nice beaches. Sounds ...

another lazy day, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

another lazy day

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

... screaming at the silly white guy on the bike...i stopped to visit with them and take a few photos...funny thing in the philippines, everytime u pull out a camera they scramble to be in the front of the picture, usually to the point of knocking each other ...

Visite de la cave - Sabang - Underwater cave visit, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Visite de la cave - Sabang - Underwater cave visit

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Nous n'avions pas d'internet a Basang (voir la suite, desole). Donc si nous recapitulons. Nous avons quitte Manille le 8 fevrier pour Puerto Princessa. C'est situe sur une grosse ile qui s'appelle ...

Underground River, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Underground River

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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... is just an off point to go somewhere else in Palawan. It’s a concrete building town, the only in the whole island with atm’s. Goodbye Philippines! Thank you for your genuine hospitality. You are the friendliest country we’ve met so ...

Diving is king!, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Diving is king!

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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... miehet paikallisine nais-seuralaisineen. Ei nain. Tanne saakka olimme kuitenkin tulleet ja lahdimme kartuttamaan edessamme aukeavaa Sabang Bayta ja ottamaan selvaa olivatko kehut paikasta ja ymparoivasta riutasta sen arvoisia. Esimmaisen viiden kymmen ...

When you look up, keep your mouth closed!, Sabang, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

When you look up, keep your mouth closed!

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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We took a day tour to Sabang, at the entrance to the longest underground river in the world. It's about 8 km long, under a mountain, but the tourist boats only go about 1.5 km into the cave, but it's still cool. The drive there was about three and a half ...

The underground river, mangroves and caves., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

The underground river, mangroves and caves.

A travel blog entry by kevandray

As the sky darkened and we were issued with a candle and a large bucket of water for washing we become aware of the lack of electricity and running water. I did have as good moan as I ladled water to wash my hair however later when we lay on our ...

Subterranean river in Sabang, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Subterranean river in Sabang

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... eaten one ( hey we are poor backpackers!) and moved into our new plush adobes!   Our advice to anybody coming to the Philippines is to splash out slightly more on your accommodation as the dirt cheap ones are just that, dirty and cheap!  We ...

The world from the top of a Filipino jeepney, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

The world from the top of a Filipino jeepney

A travel blog entry by clare_mills

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... we got there feeling excited and exhilarated. As soon as we had settled in I went and hopped into the sea to cool down. Sabang is a tiny place whose claim to fame is that it’s the place people go to get to the Underground River. Most people ...

Bye Floating bar, Big Apple, Broadway, Venue..., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Bye Floating bar, Big Apple, Broadway, Venue...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... une habitude, a force on est amis avec plein de filles. Les autres endroits sont Venus, Hammerhead, Pink Panther, Philippino Village, Sabang Disco, et Las Vegas... Pas besoin de vouloir une fille pour y aller, juste boire quelques coups suffit, les filles ...

Mes relations a Sabang..., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Mes relations a Sabang...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Quelques photos des gens avec qui je traine a Sabang, pas tous car il y en a tellement et je ne me trimballe pas mon appareil tout le temps.... Bitures, barbecues, bedos, ...

Premieres certifications..., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Premieres certifications...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Apres quatre jours, Josh et moi certifions trois nouveaux plongeurs, Glenn, Sheila et Agnes. Ils sont maintenant Open Water divers... Ce sont aussi mes premieres certifications, merci a Josh de bien avoir voulu m'en laisser deux.... Bon Ok je sais ce que ...

Plongee, specialisation flottabilite et murge, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Plongee, specialisation flottabilite et murge

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Me leve a 8h15, me prepare et vais au dive shop a 8h50. Analyse ma bouteille, car on plonge au Nitrox, 33% ce matin. Partons a Dry Dock avec Mike, Nick et l'instructeur suisse. Bonne plongee, voyons une grosse pieuvre dans un trou, au debut blanche puis ...

Barbecue sur mon rooftop...., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Barbecue sur mon rooftop....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... , apres trois mois ici, et un mois en decembre!! J'ai pas assure car de mon toit on a une super vue sur la baie, sur Sabang, et surtout c'est enorme. On a un bar, avec frigo, des speakers puissants, un lit, des chiottes... Et un barbecue!! Donc avec Helen ...

mai 5, 2014, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

mai 5, 2014

A travel blog entry by worldismine

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Repos et plongee, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Repos et plongee

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... a 9 h et 11h mais trop la flemme donc reste au lit et vais dejeuner. Prends des tagliatelles bolognese. Puis vais plonger a 14h, a Sabang wreck. Plongee OK, on reste une heure sous l'eau, vois un frogfish, un lionfish, des batfish et beaucoup de ...

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