Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Wrecks & Relaxation, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wrecks & Relaxation

A travel blog entry by theroamingsloth

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It was hard to leave El Nido but there were more adventures to be had and this adventure came in the form of an all day boat trip through the islands up to a place called Coron. The boat was really small and there wasn't much cover from the sun which was ...

Noche Buena, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Noche Buena

A travel blog entry by vinkor

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it was a great Noche Buena, so called Christmas Eve in the Philippines, the name taken from Spain I went to Mass at midnight that are here anticipated at  9 p.m. The church was filled in and a lot of people were out The priest was very ...

Diving on Apo, Apo Island, Philippines travel blog

Diving on Apo

A travel blog entry by rossdundas

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Aug 31, 2012, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Aug 31, 2012

A travel blog entry by carligi

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El Nido, Palawan (Philippines), El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido, Palawan (Philippines)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... thought roosters were supposed to wake you at daylight? I am a light sleeper.   The unit of currency in the Philippines is the peso (P), which is also spelled piso in Filipino, and is divided into 100 centavos (c). Banknotes come in denominations of ...

Palawan, Porto Princessa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan

A travel blog entry by itenerant78

I flew over to Porto Princessa where I explored the island.  I went to the undergrounf river and to do some some ship wreck diving in Coron. The wreck diving was amazing. They have about 10 Japanese WW2 ships that are sunk in the Northern ...

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 ...

A Day at the Beach, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A Day at the Beach

A travel blog entry by leanneroles

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We're definitely getting into holiday mode now, neither of us woke up until 8 this morning.  Pity the holiday's almost over! Breakfast was entertaining this morning.  A big monitor lizard decided to come and bask in the sun just below the ...

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 ...

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