Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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 ...

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 ...

Xtreme rock climbing!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Xtreme rock climbing!

A travel blog entry by superstar106

- early start due to the 7.30 AM tour - breakfast downstairs in OG's resto - Peter, the crazy Dutchman, Jeremay, Tiago and myself booked the "climb" to one of El Nido's mountains = view point - real climbing action on sharp rock! - WOULDN'T HAVE DONE IT ...

Palawan, Last Frontier and Last Philippines stop, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Palawan, Last Frontier and Last Philippines stop

A travel blog entry by trustytrey

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... of Palawan, pictures can tell all the story. I was blown away with this place. We spent 5 days all up in Palawan. And then it came the time to leave the Philippines. My first country on my trip. I will still say to this day. My top country of the trip. ...

El Nido - Ruhm-coke, games and great moterc.-tours, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - Ruhm-coke, games and great moterc.-tours

A travel blog entry by joernisroadtrip

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... ist ein Ort, der noch vor gar nicht lange Zeit ein stilles Fischerdorf war und mittlerweile zum bekanntesten Touristenort auf Palawan geworden/verkommen ist. El Nido ist klein, überschaubar, lebhaft und muss mal ein malerisch schönes Dorf gewesen ...

Rustification, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Rustification

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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Rude awakening at 6 am when the air con went off and sounds from the outside world came in. El Nido town only provides eletricity between 6 pm and 6 am but better establishments have their own generator. Clearly, despite its pretensions , our hotel ...

Well we're definitely not in Japan anymore, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Well we're definitely not in Japan anymore

A travel blog entry by stebsbunny

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I know you can't really compare Japan a developed country to Philippine a undeveloped country but just for fun I will:)  We fly into Manilla from Osaka two days ago late and booked a hostel 5 min away from the airport and "somehow" our cab driver ...

Puerto Princesa Underground River, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa Underground River

A travel blog entry by skjaer

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... , the capital and transportation hub of Palawan. Naturally, I didn't book the flight for then, but Philippines Air Lines decided to change my plans. Palawan is described as being the undeveloped gem of the Philippines, its last frontier, and was recently ...

Bahala Na oder Angekommen im Paradies, El Nido, Philippinen travel blog

Bahala Na oder Angekommen im Paradies

A travel blog entry by upimhonigmond

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Bahala Na bezeichnet eine philippinische Lebenseinstellung. Die Filipinos hatten es speziell in den letzten beiden von Kolonialismus, Missionierung und Krieg geprägten Jahrhunderten nicht leicht. Als wäre das nicht genug, wird das Land immer ...

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