Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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 ...

The Underground River and the Jungle Trail, Puerto Princesa , Philippines travel blog

The Underground River and the Jungle Trail

A travel blog entry by lizaresandrea

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... St. Paul Subterranean National Park of which the Underground River is part, is also home to 60% of the bird species of specie rich Palawan. We came looking for a work-out and we got it. In my case, the Jungle trail gave me good reason for thanking God ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by mattrw

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Phase II: The Islands, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Phase II: The Islands

A travel blog entry by feliciawong

... woke up at 6am and after having to battle a dishonest cab driver, we made it for our flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa, Palawan. It's been a very sedate day, we got here, grabbed lunch, reloaded on toiletries at the mall across the street, and then ...

Puerto Princezzzzzzzza, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princezzzzzzzza

A travel blog entry by mgoodyear

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... very much!  I'll tell you all about how awesome it was learning to dive in Koh Tao or something. Or hopefully the next Philippines excerpt will be a purely happy one too. Anyway, I've run out of alcoholic banana stuff so I think it might be ...

Paradise explored, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Paradise explored

A travel blog entry by travelori

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... is a bit up on the hill. The view is not so pleasant either with all the shrubs where mosquitoes can lurk.  Palawan being notorious with mosquitoes I'm guessing the room has some issues with this.     Speaking of mosquitoes we have ...

Hopping Around, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Hopping Around

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

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We moved up to El Nido in Palawan, a six hour van ride most of which was fine but the roads here just go from concrete to mud and stone with no warning so the drivers have to be good. On arriving in El Nido town which means' Birds Nest ' we had to wait ...

Peurto De Princessa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Peurto De Princessa

A travel blog entry by maleorderbride

Not much to say yet....great time!!!  Silva is now known as Van Helsing....some Philappina's thought he looked like Van Helsing.....oh my god were still laughing!!!! We spent some time in Peurto Princessa....not long about two hours then off to ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by kci1221

El ...

Coron Wrecks/ El Nido, coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron Wrecks/ El Nido

A travel blog entry by hectorisdiving

... Later on I will try to download the photos, something went wrong last time but also I was advice no to do it from public computers in Philippines so if you check in the future you my find them. Once you arrive to El Nido all I could say was, this is one ...

El Nido - Stærk køreoplevelse, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - Stærk køreoplevelse

A travel blog entry by norsk

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Kl. 10 var der afgang fra Manila mod Puerto Princesa, en flyvning på godt en time. Meget smukt at se dette ø-rige land fra oven i klart vejr. Ved ankomst til Puerto Princesa stod der en chauffør klar til med et skilt med vores navn, ...

Diving Coron bay, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Diving Coron bay

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Got up early to go to Caluit Island, or so we thought. As planned, we met up with Mangolino in Coron town, but he told us that there was a bridge that had rained away, so we couldn't go. Headed back to the others, for another day of diving. Dived ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by burles

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After the underground river, we headed up to El Nido, a beach town that's nestled between limestone cliffs in a little bay. El Nido itself is not super exciting, but it's a gateway to some nice beaches and really neat islands. We didn't do anything too ...

Princess Port, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Princess Port

A travel blog entry by marqual

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From Manila I flew directly to Puerto Princesa on the island of Palawan arriving early afternoon.  After a HOT walk to the hostel with harassment from several taxi drivers, I booked an afternoon tour of the city.  On this trip we saw the ...

Travle dager..., Busuanga, Filippinene travel blog

Travle dager...

A travel blog entry by jonerie

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Hatt spennende dager på Coral bay resort med 3 dykk, to vrakdykk et av dem kombinert med deep Dive, kjempe spennende og jeg gikk ikke på noen smeller når det gjaldt:) Ankom ny øy i går, Manenguey(tror eg). GANSKE digg her. ...

Preparing to Rough it Out in Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa , Philippines travel blog

Preparing to Rough it Out in Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by lizaresandrea

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... research on available promotions, I asked my travel agent for rates as well. When she told me that the cheapest available Air Philippines fare to Puerto Princesa was about P8,000.00 round trip, I left a meeting so I wouldn't miss the internet promo fares ...

Open your eyes, its beautiful, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Open your eyes, its beautiful

A travel blog entry by geoffloribryant

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... for being a trooper and knowing full well not everyone could of handled being lost on a jungle trail in a dark remote area of Palawan. We decided that we deserved a quality dinner and headed back to Art cafe.  I got into an argument with Lori about ...

Mugged by a Monkey...Almost!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Mugged by a Monkey...Almost!

A travel blog entry by thejaverys

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... expectations on the food front. Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand all have amazing local street food options but The Philippines was very different. McDonalds and its fast food ways have killed the food in The Philippines. There were no ...

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