Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Exploring the Ordinary, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Exploring the Ordinary

A travel blog entry by feliciawong

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... you arrive? I certainly do for every stop we make, whether abroad or at home. I had imagined Puerto Princesa, the capital of Palawan and transit center to the gorgeous seascapes of El Nido, to be somewhat like Phuket: a strong beach vibe and lots of ...

My favourite place so far, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

My favourite place so far

A travel blog entry by adamwilson4

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19th - 21st Feb I arrived in El Nido around 9pm and I hadn't even booked a hostel. Most people told me that I had to book in advance, but because the wifi was so slow in Puerto I didn't get a chance to book anywhere. So I decided to chance it. I hopped ...

How many foreigners can you fit on a Tricycle?, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

How many foreigners can you fit on a Tricycle?

A travel blog entry by baggywiggles

... , asked us if Karen and me wanted to share a tricycle into town with him and his girlfriend. Having thought the first time we arrived in Palawan that me and Karen wouldnt fit in a trike with our bags, I have to say I was wondering how the hell the 4 of us ...

Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron

A travel blog entry by carolbm

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... sheer luck that I stumbled upon the Calamian Group of Islands in the Internet when I was searching for places to visit in Palawan. The moment I saw the images of Coron, I decided I have to be there. All it took was one question to the ...

port barton - palawan island, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

port barton - palawan island

A travel blog entry by simonandtally

Tally writing... We were heading to port Barton today and to get there we continued on our motorbikes along the brilliant big empty coastline roads. That was until we reached the turning for the town. From there on it was cliffside, deep jungle rubble ...

El nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El nido

A travel blog entry by kateandalex

Got certified diving, loved it, followed up with another day of diving. Also did an island hopping tour one day and rented a bike another to travel to a secluded bike. Got an amazing whole fish, cooked fresh on the beach, ate all of ...

YES!!!!, Busuanga, Philippines travel blog

YES!!!!

A travel blog entry by linziprytz

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Jon and Heidi were off wreck diving today, so when I heard Jon say goodbye I new it was around 7am. I rolled over in bed happy that I had slept through the night, and maybe, just maybe, made it through the jet-lag, I'll get up for breakfast in an ...

De Filipijnen deel II:  Walvishaaien en kokosnoten, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

De Filipijnen deel II: Walvishaaien en kokosnoten

A travel blog entry by miek1608

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... Maar eerst genoten we nog van een oester party in het hostel en een gezellige avond drankjes doen in de plaatselijke bar. Palawan, het tropische paradijs! Puerto Princesa, Sabang en El Nido Enigsinds brak van de vorige avond namen Ann en ik een ...

El Nido - Archipelago Heaven, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - Archipelago Heaven

A travel blog entry by skjaer

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... highway that runs through the island. And this is after it's been significantly upgraded in the last few years. Northern Palawan is full of twisting coastlines lined with secluded coves and beaches and a kazillion offshore islands. As Lonely Planet put ...

Palawan PDSA, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Palawan PDSA

A travel blog entry by janinesimoy

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... early the day before the morning flight. Wake up early to prepare to go to the airport. Check in and check luggage. At Palawan airport, get my luggage and proceed to the airport. Get room keys when arrived at Asturias Hotel. Prepare the things I need for ...

It's more fun in the Philippines (Part 1), Culion, Philippines travel blog

It's more fun in the Philippines (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by adandgen

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The Tao trip is a 5 day adventure through the Linapacan archipelago that stretches from Coron, in the north of Palawan, down to the tip of the main Palawanian island at El Nido. You travel by boat through the day, stopping at various islands and ...

Our second day!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Our second day!

A travel blog entry by manuxander

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This is our second day in the city! The weather was not so fine this day, it's cloudy and rain comes over and over. Well we decided to take a walk around the city after our breakfast. We went first toNCCC Mall to buy some clothing for Alex as his luggage ...

Enjoying the good life!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Enjoying the good life!

A travel blog entry by jerryslog

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... jammed packed with worshipers. It's hard to estimate but I sure, there was a good two thousand people. One must remember that the Philippines is a very Catholic country. What have I been up to the past few days and what can I expect to be doing for ...

5.4, reissupäivä 42: El Nido, Palawan, Filippiinit, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

5.4, reissupäivä 42: El Nido, Palawan, Filippiinit

A travel blog entry by whoisfolkewest

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... 'isiköhän ilmoittautua mukaan, mikä oli anomusten deadline? El Nidosta tulemme jatkamaan Miian kanssa ylihuomenna takaisin Palawan saaren keskiosiin, Sabangin rannalle. Filippiinit jätämme taaksemme 12.4, jolloin lennämme Uuteen Seelantiin Kuala ...

Mindanao and Palawan, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Mindanao and Palawan

A travel blog entry by toddy11

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... you about the name. Google it if you like. Funny. So, after a ongoing campaign between the radical Muslims and the Philippines government, a ceasefire is in place and the Muslims have their own autonomous region. So basically, Mindanao is safe as long as ...

Philippines - Such a beauty!, Palawan Island, Philippines travel blog

Philippines - Such a beauty!

A travel blog entry by rachandcaro

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... nbsp;      Sabang This tiny beach village was my favourite place of my short stay in the Philippines. Famous for Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park the world longest limestone cave that you can navigate by boat ...

Road Trip!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Road Trip!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by martin_d

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I had read about the bus journey from Puerto Princessca to El Nido, and there was nothing appealing about it. There was nothing else for it though, and we knew we had to endure it to get to where we have heard being described as paradise. (wonder if they ...

Peace and love, Busuanga, Filippinene travel blog

Peace and love

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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Dagen glir nesten umerkelig over i den neste. Soloppgang, frokost, strand, snorkling, bok, lunsj, hengekøye med formiddagslur, varm bris, snorkling, bok, solnedgang, coctail(s), middag, en runde og to med spill, musikk på den lille balkongen, ...

Coron, Palawan: The Cheapest, Best Holiday Ever, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron, Palawan: The Cheapest, Best Holiday Ever

A travel blog entry by leisurely_nomad

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... surrounded by white sandy beaches which gave me a hint that these might be the ones featured in the Department of Tourism's WOW Philippines: It’s More than the Usual tourism campaign ad way back 2003 in the "Island" category. To be truly captivated ...

El Nido, my paradiso, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido, my paradiso

A travel blog entry by jurenjim

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Then we traveled south to El Nido - an 8-hour bus ride which we strategically cut into 5 hours by taking a passenger van from the terminal and transferred to a bus(which took off a couple hours earlier), in the middle of the way. It was more convenient ...

Why does it always rain on me?, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Why does it always rain on me?

A travel blog entry by luke_and_jacqui

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We arrived after the hour long flight to the smallest little airport - one good thing they seem to do in the Philippines is they check that you have only taken your luggage when leaving the airport, it's always amazes me that more bags don't get nicked. ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by kiki1975

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... touristy and flooded with people like many other beautiful spots. Puerto Princesa is the largest city in and also the capital of Palawan.   The flight was short, only one hour. After getting my back I took a trike for 50 pesos into town. ...

Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

A travel blog entry by poridley

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... it's not. And with another airline I could have just flown to Manilla straight off. Anyway so got my flight to Puerto Princesa in Palawan which is one of the islands to the south west of Manilla. Got there quite late when it was dark and tried to sort a ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princessa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by bdv

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Coffee flavored Rum..., Apo Island, Philippines travel blog

Coffee flavored Rum...

A travel blog entry by iliaflax

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6-10.12.11  את הדרך לאי אנחנו מעבירים בסירה/ רפסודה ...

Puerto Princesa and the underground River, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa and the underground River

A travel blog entry by rachelsmith1086

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After picking up our visa, feeling glad to get our passports back we headed to the airport to get our flight to the Philippines. In my head the Philippines is such an exotic location, so I feel very lucky to be getting to go there. The flight takes no ...

Sabang and the Underground River, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Sabang and the Underground River

A travel blog entry by debsevery

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The rain seemed to be following us around now so we carried on down to Sabang to visit the worldfamous subterranean river - currently 2nd in the running for the New 7 Natural Wonders of the World (results are out later this year!)We spent another night ...

Plankton Divers, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Plankton Divers

A travel blog entry by mrr2012

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Ну вот, наши страдания за последние 2 суток, ...

Tauchen, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen

A travel blog entry by asiatogo

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Tauchtrip gebucht: Eine Stunde zu einem Riff im offenen Meer, ziemlich heftige Wellen und etwas Seekrankheit von ein paar anderen Tauchern, aber unterm Wasser war nichts zu merken. Leider hat meine Gruppe die Haie verpasst, die am Riff herumgeschwommen ...

At the end of the road, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

At the end of the road

A travel blog entry by slotmanfamily

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The flight to Puerto Princesa is uneventful.  The small airport unimpressive. In town, we stock up on groceries.  Once we head north, there is nothing but fruit stands.  Our driver is patient as we get ready for the trip. The highway follows the ...

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