Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by mcpaul

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El ...

Honda Bay Island hopping, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Honda Bay Island hopping

A travel blog entry by canadiansmiley

Got up early to get out with my new Chillian friends and Christie to do some island hopping. We got a tricycle to the Honda Bay for 50pesos each. From there the boat for 6 people costs 262pesos per person plus 250pesos for permits of 4 islands. We had ...

Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron

A travel blog entry by breebauer

We took the overnight cargo boat with Atienza Shipping Lines to Coron. The boat leaves at midnight and should take about 8 hours. But we had to stop after an hour to do a little mechanical work on the drive shaft since we were taking on water. After an ...

Paradise on a private island, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise on a private island

A travel blog entry by marklg

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... over the water. We have had an amazing week here! I highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to have a luxury stay in the Philippines :) The first day we arrived, they had set up a romantic lantern-lit dinner for us in the bar, as there were only 6 ...

Sista hållplats, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Sista hållplats

A travel blog entry by dinaglamour

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Så var man framme i El Nido. Kom hit i går efter en mycket kall och våt båtresa. Vi drog klockan 7 på morgonen från Port Barton, turen tog 5 timmar. Vi satt med presenning över oss och försökte hålla värmen. När vi kom fram så fortsatte det ...

Cash Pit Stop, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Cash Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by baggywiggles

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... owners of the hostel were raving about and to be honest the Lonely Planet said it was one of the best restaurants in the Philippines… Ka Lui’s. We got in and the placed looked something else, bit like what youd expect of a pacific island ...

In and out in just a few hours, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

In and out in just a few hours

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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Our flight from Cebu to Puerto Princesa, on the island of Palawan, was uneventful until we landed. Whilst waiting for our bags, a couple came over and asked us where we were heading to.  As it happened, we were heading the same way, so they asked us ...

Tour A, El Nido, Filipinas travel blog

Tour A

A travel blog entry by gasito

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Gente: 8 personas, 4 parejas. La princesa de jakarta con su capelina y su vasallo; el sobrepeso y falta de estética expuestos en una raja alta; nuestros futuros amigos: la rusa del sur de San Petersburgo y el Filipo/Holandes (Barbara y Lionel); y ...

We Do Love A Good Boat Trip. This Wasn't One., Coron, Philippines travel blog

We Do Love A Good Boat Trip. This Wasn't One.

A travel blog entry by banyon

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... . We get up super early, before the sun has risen and even before the cockrells have started bellowing. They love cockrells in the Philippines. Love them. If you are ever more than 15 feet from a cockrell then you have fallen into the sea and better start ...

Could be Paradise!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Could be Paradise!

A travel blog entry by martin_d

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... and we are both really looking forward to spending the next 10 days exploring the islands and doing nothing much else! In the whole of Palawan, there is only electricity at certain times of the day, so from 6am -2pm there is a power cut, and again at ...

My first jeepney ride, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

My first jeepney ride

A travel blog entry by camille

... there, some requiring all the heft of 6 men. We left 40 minutes, late, but I think that is pretty much standard in the Philippines. I was glad of the rain from the previous two days as it made the roads less dusty and I could enjoy the sweet smell and ...

Puerto Princesa -- Street Scenes, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa -- Street Scenes

A travel blog entry by skjaer

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Here are some street scenes from my wandering around Puerto ...

Discovering food of the Philippines & conclusions, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Discovering food of the Philippines & conclusions

A travel blog entry by paulhfischer

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When I first went to the Philippines, like so many, I had my own preconceptions, much the same as prior to my visit to China. As I have gotten to know the people and the country, albeit very slowly, it has become apparent that this massive and ...

Paradise on Earth, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise on Earth

A travel blog entry by walzp

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El Nido is the point of departure for boat trips to the apocalyptic Bacuit Bay and its dozen of amazing limestone islands, Each island jealously shielding pure natural treasures, secret passages to hidden beaches, naturals pool and lagoons of all ...

All over the map in February, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

All over the map in February

A travel blog entry by lauratinkham

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... researching for my term paper on an analysis of Acupuncture as a method of mental health treatment in the Philippines. I plan to look at effectiveness, affordability, community acceptance of traditional "medicine", and access to acupuncture therapy. ...

Three Days in the Bacuit Archepelago, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Three Days in the Bacuit Archepelago

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... is that we have found one of the most beautiful places on earth. Visiting the Bacuit Archipelago in northern Palawan of the the Philippines is an absolute jaw-dropping experience.  This place is a series of islands surrounded by pristine turquoise ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by bdv

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Hi from Coron, Philippines, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Hi from Coron, Philippines

A travel blog entry by aarkventure

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... have more than one job to be able to support everyone so it’s tough going. There’s not much insurance in the Philippines, so if there is a disaster, you end up losing everything and starting from scratch. He didn’t go into details, but ...

Birth, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Birth

A travel blog entry by doodzz

This is the start of my ...

Oooh Lalaa! Palawan :), Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Oooh Lalaa! Palawan :)

A travel blog entry by kanissa

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Ooh Lalaaa Palawan! Last Feb 10-14 2011 I together with the Bst 3a and 3b went to Palawan. 6:00 in the morning we are all check in and waiting for our 8:40 am flight while waiting I felt hungry because of my excitement I was not able to eat my breakfast o ...

El Nido- Paradise of the Philippines, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido- Paradise of the Philippines

A travel blog entry by sammy_moore

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... were floating back and fourth to the beach with the tide and there was barely a sound to be heard. I really love the Philippines! My sun bathing was interrupted by clouds and spitting rain so I started to walk back and found Rolly and a new hostel ...

A Week In Palawan, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A Week In Palawan

A travel blog entry by bethbachman

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... less hectic.  Anyway, for our second parasitology trip we headed to the island of PalawanPalawan is considered the last frontier of the Philippines - it is a little more isolated and less developed than the rest of the Philippines, but ...

Port Barton, San Vicente, Philippines travel blog

Port Barton

A travel blog entry by burles

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... about the road to get there, but we figured it couldn't be any worse than anything else we had encountered so far in the Philippines. We were wrong, the 23km stretch of unpaved road off the highway was so bad. It was so muddy that we ended up having to ...

Last day in the Philippines...., Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Last day in the Philippines....

A travel blog entry by jjulien

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Hi there We spent our last day being quite lazy, the weather was a bit weird, hot but spitting rain all day.  We spent the morning lazing around, reading, relaxing, looking at stuff on line.  After lunch Alan, Zandrea and I went and walked ...

El Nido: Tour C, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido: Tour C

A travel blog entry by kvstark

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When I woke up this morning, the electricity was off.  I noticed because the water dripping from the AC unit in our room had stopped.  The AC unit has been dripping for three days now.  Last night someone wisely decided to take out the ...

Arriving in Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Arriving in Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by ncolsen

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... which turned out to be a nice airplane. Once I got to Manilla I had to catch a bus to another terminal to fly to Palawan island on Airphilexpress which I would not fly again. It was late and nothing special. I met a girl from Holland and ate with her and ...

Port Barton - Beach, Island hopping and snorkeling, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Port Barton - Beach, Island hopping and snorkeling

A travel blog entry by joernisroadtrip

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... im schönsten Bundesland namens Schleswig-Holstein ;) . Diese Tour war auf jeden Fall eines der Highlights auf Palawan. Weniger spannend aber dennoch interessant anzuschauen war noch das Basketballfinalspiel der einheimischen Mannschaft von Port Barton ...

Truth in advertising, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Truth in advertising

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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... . 3 hours later we took a trike back to the hotel and swam in the pool. I always forget why I love the Philippines when I'm not here. Architecturally, nothing predates the Spanish conquest and not much of that survives. It's a mainly Catholic country so ...

Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan

A travel blog entry by jais

Maanantai meni käytännössä matkustamiseen ja tiistai Puertoa katsellessa. ...

First time diving, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

First time diving

A travel blog entry by ncolsen

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Woke up at 5:30am to get ready for my pick up for scuba diving at 6am. I wasn't feeling too good when I arrived at the dive shop but thankfully I drank some water and had a few bananas which made me feel better. The wet suit was difficult to get on but I ...

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