Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Too crowded, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Too crowded

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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Cafe morning we got into a bigger bangka for our 9hour ride from Busuanga to Palawan Island. It was a long long ride with beautiful scenario of rock islands all along but for such long time the scenario doesn't count anymore and you just want to get to ...

A spoonful of filipino mix-mix, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

A spoonful of filipino mix-mix

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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... I haven't touched the dessert except for poking it hesitantly. In front of me, I have the perfect analogy for the Philippines. A crazy mixture of colors, textures, temperatures. Like the image of a jeepney with luscious rice terraces on the background. I ...

Underground river, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Underground river

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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Our number was up on the underground river; so we returned from El Nido to spend the day on this fantastic UNESCO world heritage site. About 7KM underground river, but can only tour about 1.5KM; lots of bats; spend about 45 minutes ...

Wreck Diving Pics, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck Diving Pics

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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Check out the pics of when we went wreck diving in Coron. The Wrecks are Japanese WW2 ships that were sunken by the Americans. There's a picture of a human skull found in one of the ...

Bacalau Archipelago and El Nino, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Bacalau Archipelago and El Nino

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hello everyone, bin wie angekuendigt von Puerto Princesa nach El Nido gefahren, welches im Norden von Palawan liegt und das Gateway zum Bacalau Archipelago ist. Das Dorf, obwohl recht abseits gelegen, ist ziemlich touristisch und es gibt hier auch ...

Back to civilization, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Back to civilization

A travel blog entry by kyley

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... 7 days, there are so many more great beaches in my future, but I feel good about slowing down, resting, and adjusting to the Philippines. Today I finally left Port Barton and headed back to Puerto Princesa, on the same bus I came out on.  I was ...

Leaving Puerto Princesa, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Leaving Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by kyley

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Today 4 of us (myself, Arny-German, Jolien-Dutch, and Bea-Polish) left Puerto Princesa for Port Barton.   We were up early to catch a jeepney to the bus terminal, but when we got there everyone tried to tell us the bus didn't exist?  We'd have ...

Backpackers, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Backpackers

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

I have written a blog entry for every single day that we have been away. I'm amazed that I've managed to keep it up, I'm glad I have and will be far more glad when I will forever have these memories not only in pictures but in word form. However only ...

Palawan set fra taget af en bus, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Palawan set fra taget af en bus

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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... 'eren Sharon i Puerto Princesa - denne gang delt med tyskeren Felix og et par fra Oestrig - drog vi ud paa opdagelse paa Palawan.  Det tog os seks timers tid paa taget af en propfyldt skrammelbus - og dermed en krebseroed solskoldning - at komme til ...

Palawan - Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Palawan - Coron

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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The highlight of our trip to Coron was definitely the 3 day, 2 night boat trip we did with our friends Mike and Charmaine. We set sail one morning on a boat with a captain and 2 crew members and just sailed around the mainly deserted islands, stopping ...

Island Hopping Photos, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping Photos

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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This entry is just so we can show you a few more photos from our island hopping ...

Journee relaxe a - Coron - Relax day in, Coron city, Philippines travel blog

Journee relaxe a - Coron - Relax day in

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Journee relaxe a - Coron - Relax day ...

Gone fishing, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Gone fishing

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Jees... eli otettiin iisisti pari paivaa.. Shakin pelailua ja riipumatossa lohoilya... Mutta oli aika aktivoitua ja napattiin botski kanadalaisen ammattikalastajan kanssa el nidon satamasta ja lahettiin kalastamaan... . . . . . . . . Meri oli lahes tays ...

Leisure Ride, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Leisure Ride

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... I need to note that all this time I have been lamenting the weather for not being hot and dry....it's actually rainy season on Palawan, it doesn't explain the rest of the country though. The bike seems brand new and after a minute of getting used to a ...

Puerto -> El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Puerto -> El Nido

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Puerto Princesa -> El ...

Eco-Adventure-Zip-Line, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Eco-Adventure-Zip-Line

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

Woohoo, we are doing something today. We aren't exactly certain what it entails or how much it costs or where it is or when it is or how it is but it is something. Getting a jeepney around 9am was easy enough. Jeepneys may not be comfortable but ...

Boring Hangover Day, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Boring Hangover Day

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

This is the blog that I wanted to write yesterday. I was feeling rough as fuck. I woke up early but after a few attempts at standing up and going outside I gave up and retired to sleep again until around 5pm. When I woke again I decided that I ...

An Island Paradise - El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

An Island Paradise - El Nido

A travel blog entry by clare_mills

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... saw the beautiful bright blue waters of an island paradise.  We landed in Puerto Princesa, the capital of the island of Palawan, where littering is illegal and anyone caught doing so will be heavily fined. (What a great concept!) We had decided ...

have bike, will travel-----dangerously, Puerto princesa, Philippines travel blog

have bike, will travel-----dangerously

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

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after waking up at a leisurely hour, i had some breakfast and coffee with helen (who was the aussie bird running the place), and then headed downtown with joel to change some cash and hire a motorbike...after securing the 225cc dirtbike that would become ...

Rum and... Latkes?, Honda Bay, Philippines travel blog

Rum and... Latkes?

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... military helicopters. The increased presence around Puerto Princesa made sense after the bombings and there's also a conflict brewing between the Philippines and China about the Spratleys, an island group located off the west coast of Palawan. We're not ...

Castaway, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Castaway

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... begin to start our fire. 4:40pm There are three dogs running towards us. They look stray. We remember this is the Philippines, all dogs are stray. 4:50pm Two men with security written on their tops approach us. Nothing makes sense anymore. 5:00pm ...

Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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Basically Coron is a wreck divers paradise alot of japanese ships were sunk here durring the war and are now prime divers wrecks varying from shallow to very deep. I have been taking some time out here as it is very cheap and pleasent though not like ...

Transit day, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Transit day

A travel blog entry by kyley

I left Mount Mayunog this morning, getting a ride to the shuttle station in the owner's fancy truck. The shuttle was pulling out of the station as we got there so I quickly jumped on and was heading back to Puerto Princesa.  I made the mistake of ...

Hovedbyen paa Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Hovedbyen paa Palawan

A travel blog entry by loneogmartin

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... de lignede faktisk lidt pyramiderne paa nogle enkelte punkter eller indianertemplerne i Sydamerika. Lige nu er vi saa ankommet til Palawan, her skal vi see verdens stoerste undergrundsflod, lad os se hvad den byder paa, samt dykning igen! Herefter tager ...

Another great day, Coron Island, Philippines travel blog

Another great day

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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As i had enjoyed the El Nido boat tour so much decided to go on the 'Coron Island Ultimate Tour' for 650 peso rather than go diving. We left at 9am and 1st went to CYC island for some snorkelling (rubbish); then swimming at the Twin Lagoons which were ...

First taste of wreck diving, Coron, Philippines travel blog

First taste of wreck diving

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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After 2 more days in Manila and feeling like a bit like the littlest hobo, it was time to start taking it a bit easier on Palawan. And good thing too because rushing around here is not possible. You need to have a kind of Maņana attitude. So for Coron I ...

El Nido - Expectations exceeded :-), El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - Expectations exceeded :-)

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... of Palawan province Our plan was actually to head further up north to the island of Coron. Unfortunately as peak season for Philippines tourism is already underway, all ferries to Coron for the next few days were fully booked. So we changed our plans and ...

PALAWAN-THE LAST FRONTIER, PUERTO PRINCESSA, Philippines travel blog

PALAWAN-THE LAST FRONTIER

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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I have just completed two days in Puerto Princessa, the only major town on the island of Palawan.  The southern part of the island is closer to Borneo than the northern part is to Manila, and the main island of Luzon. The topography is ...

Traveling is a morning business, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Traveling is a morning business

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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5:30- pobudka. Idę po omacku się wykąpać. Nie chce budzić reszty, niech mają te 10 minut snu więcej. Wody brak. No przecież pompę włączają po 6stej. Świetnie, że tak wcześnie ...

Potkurikoneella 1080 astetta, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Potkurikoneella 1080 astetta

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Aamulla cabilla kentalle ja perusturvatarkastusten jalkeen koneeseen. Sammuin koneeseen nousun jalkeen ja herasin vahan ennen laskua kun kone pyori ympyraa meren paalla. Kaipa busuangan ainoalla kiitoradalla oli ruuhkaa ja jouduttiin venaamaan vuoroa. ...

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