Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Massacre, crocs, islands, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Massacre, crocs, islands

A travel blog entry by kandroma

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... Kaingud to buy. Unfortunately the fire, tribal performance troupe associated with the shop are out of town during our stay in the Philippines. We ate at Lotus Garden, nestled in foliage, with tables you kneel at, small cottages and ponds. We were offered ...

First Attempt to Encounter with the HammerHeads, Pulau Layang-Layang, Malaysia travel blog

First Attempt to Encounter with the HammerHeads

A travel blog entry by joeychan

Today is the long waiting years to hunt for the hammerhead. Yes! there are about 20 of them come appearing just right in front of us. We can see the ...

Exploring Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Exploring Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by ncolsen

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Woke up early and headed out exploring with the girls staying with me and a guy we met from Belgium. First we went to the Crocodile Farm ($1) and got to hold a baby croc. We took pictures with it for less than $1. Next, we went to prison which is ...

Is that a pig in the lobby?, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Is that a pig in the lobby?

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... came up to greet us, sniffing and checking us out with 5-6 dogs following behind like they were following their commander. Yes, the Philippines is a casual place. The pig it turns out "Babe" is the owners wife pet. She loves that pig! The workers tell ...

Arriving in Coron, and a haircut for me, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Arriving in Coron, and a haircut for me

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Checked out and took a cab to the airport. Has a SAR check again, and had to pay for the 5 kg over weight (20 kg max). Had breakfast at the gate. The plane from SeAir was small, only 19 people. Today there were 8 passengers, including us. After a ...

Suffering to Sabang, Sabang , Philippines travel blog

Suffering to Sabang

A travel blog entry by yamahuh

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... blinds? We took a trike to the bus station on the edge of town and, upon arrival, were immediately introduced to the 'Palawan pace’. Everything seemed to move a little slower, schedules and departure times were inconsequential, and if you could find ...

The tea ceremony and the fishing dog., El Nido, Philippines travel blog

The tea ceremony and the fishing dog.

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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As you're probably aware, I can't function in the morning without a cup of tea (preferably 2, several, many, lots).  Unfortunately the power goes off at 6am and it's the silence of the fans that wakes me.  Too late.  So now I set the alarm ...

Diving Coron bay, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Diving Coron bay

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Had breakfast and then head out with the German divemaster Gerd. Turns out he used to play in a Reggae band called "Dub Invanders" in the 80-90:s. He even played the Swedish Hultsfred festival. His cool stage name was "Chief Highlight" (although other ...

Palawan Day 2, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Day 2

A travel blog entry by gsmhero

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На следующий день мы отправились на свой ...

Coron, Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Coron, Busuanga

A travel blog entry by gelipul

I intended on surprising Pat for our 2nd anniversary when I impulsively booked the two of us a 4 day-3 night vacation to Coron, Busuanga. I got the pair of roundtrip tickets for a bargain price of P2,000 something from a seat sale promo by Cebu ...

Palawan Trip 2010, Puerto Prinsesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Trip 2010

A travel blog entry by tyro_explorer

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Day 1 It was my 2nd time to set foot Palawan but this time on the central part of the island. NAIA Terminal 3 was so crowded with a lot of people taking advantage of the long weekend, students going home for their semestral break. Good thing, our flight ...

Beaches, Boats and Ladies with Strong Hands, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Beaches, Boats and Ladies with Strong Hands

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsontour

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... didn't want to stay in the city long, so worked on arranging a short flight to Puerto Princessa in Palawan, one of the many islands in the Philippines. When we arrived in Puerto Princessa, we took a tricycle (Think motorbike with a cover plus extra ...

The great Manila escape..., Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

The great Manila escape...

A travel blog entry by lele_n_ryzza

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Hello, Well we finally excaped the madness and our mundane manila routine last monday flying to Palawan island, a beautiful relaxing island paradise in comparison!  We spent the first 3 nights staying in Roberts cottages on Sabang beach, a extremely ...

Secret Lagoons And Pirate Captains, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Secret Lagoons And Pirate Captains

A travel blog entry by banyon

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Our poor red bodies are screaming in pain from the sunburn the last two days has inflicted upon us, so we decide to stay out of the sun by going on a boat trip to explore the nearby islands. There are lagoons to swim in, white sand beaches to relax on ...

A spot not to be missed, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A spot not to be missed

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

My favorite place in the Philippines, ...

First Day Of Diving, Coron, Philippines travel blog

First Day Of Diving

A travel blog entry by eharpham

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Today was one of those days that definitively goes down as one of the highlights of the trip (this part anyway) so far. Yesterday i was considering how much money ive spent getting here and if it was actually gonna be worth it. Today i cant ...

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The "Too picturesque" El Nido

A travel blog entry by hollybeth

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... who was a butterfly enthusiast, hosting a wonderful garden with perfect conditions from his butterflies to thrive. He even had the 6 inch Palawan native living on his grounds! as well as butterflies he fed up to 10 dogs and even more cats on his ...

Basically paradise, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Basically paradise

A travel blog entry by eharpham

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After being awake for 30 hours i arrived at the airport in Coron. The plane that took us there was tiny and had proper propellers. Coming in over the sea the pilot told us to look out at this certain stretch of islands. Looked like something off South ...

Fun on Pangalusian Island!, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Fun on Pangalusian Island!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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We found out this morning that there is a developing cyclone in the south of the Philippines, which is causing some of the cloudiness and winds we have had here, but thankfully, it appears the storm track is moving west and away from us, instead of toward ...

Island hopping and snorkelling, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping and snorkelling

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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Took the boat from Coron to El Nido which was pricey ($50) but the only option apart from flying via Manila and I love travelling by boat in any case. Pretty enjoyable trip sitting on the top smoking with a German guy for the seven hour ride. El Nido ...

Paradise in Palawan, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise in Palawan

A travel blog entry by kkhlee74

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... children. Some want a cuddle others just want to play which is nice. A last observation: Ever since we arrived in the Philippines everyone thinks I’m local so I get referred to first in Tagalog. Its funny to think that I’m viewed here as the ...

Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron

A travel blog entry by laurebondoux

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Coron was the departure point for our 5 days boat expedition amongst the islands north of Palawan.  We only spent the end of the afternoon and one evening there but it was easy to see how strong typhoon Haynan had been a few weeks before. Most of ...

A perfect postcard, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A perfect postcard

A travel blog entry by walzp

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After dark, we Finally arrived in El Nido. Before we got off the van, the driver was holding us saying that his boss was asking for more money for the trip. They had to make a stop to drop/pick up passenger in port Barton, and then asked us for more ...

Incredible Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Incredible Palawan

A travel blog entry by korondy

Easy 90-minute flight from Cebu City on Cebu Pacific to Puerto Princesa, provincial capitol of Palawan. Puerto is called the "cleanest city of the Philippines" but that is like saying the "tallest mountain in Iowa". Palawan was a major (and very positive) ...

Конец св, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Конец св

A travel blog entry by mrr2012

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Во первых, хочу оповестить что в Ель Нидо с ...

Ohwsome PALAWAN! :), Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Ohwsome PALAWAN! :)

A travel blog entry by hanpearl

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... beauty of the cave and in the evening there is an activity again with the Tour Operations at Invited Tourism Officers from the Palawan’s Provincial Office. On the third day, proceed to Honda Bay (Snake Island and Pandan Island) and in the evening ...

Puhkus, Tandayak, Philippines travel blog

Puhkus

A travel blog entry by iiris

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Hommikusöök hinna sees. Kella 6-9ni. Hommikusöök oli ka ikka pirakas. Kuna menüüd ei olnud, siis ütlesime oma soovi järgi mida tahtsime ja seda ka tehti. Nu ja siis randa. Õnneks rand oli väga korralik. Hästi pikk ja tundub, et see hotell on ...

This must be just like living in paradise, Coron, Philippines travel blog

This must be just like living in paradise

A travel blog entry by marqual

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The next 5 days would be one of the best things I did in my life - a 5 day "cruise" with Tao Philippines. Day 1 - We met the group at the office in El Nido to take care of last minute details (i.e. buying beer for the cruise and packing the boat). ...

Manila->Busuanga->Coron Town, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Manila->Busuanga->Coron Town

A travel blog entry by tipperoonie

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... , remember, check it if you want to keep it. My jaw hit the floor when I read the words 'turbo prop' on my Air Philippines ticket from Manila to Busuanga. My last encounter with one didn't exactly leave a happy taste in my mouth. It was when the political ...

Trouble in Paradise - Super Typhoon Yolanda, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Trouble in Paradise - Super Typhoon Yolanda

A travel blog entry by junglebelle

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... Yolanda hitting us.  We flew to Coron form Siargao on Wednesday. Coron is on the west coast of the Philippines, in the group of islands known as Palawan. Siargao is on the east coast, which is where Yolanda is coming from. We are so thankful that we ...

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