Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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 ...

The Unforgetable Bus Ride, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

The Unforgetable Bus Ride

A travel blog entry by jhnlee

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Later ...

Island Hopping with North East Monsun, Colaylayan, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping with North East Monsun

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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... hatten wir ein Spaß mit unserer Crew. Mit einem leichten Kater ging es dann am nächsten Tag nach Coron. Dort endetet auch unsere traumhafte Paradiestour über die Inseln von Palawan. Definitiv kommen wir noch mal zurück ins ...

Crazy Puerta Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Crazy Puerta Princesa

A travel blog entry by perkins2013

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... was a five hour bus journey...in an air conditioned van. Not so bad I hear you say? Remember that everything in the Philippines in designed for Philipinos, who happen to be smaller than us Westerners, so the van was a tight fit....not for Lucy though! ...

Underground River and Palawan Beach, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Underground River and Palawan Beach

A travel blog entry by bianca29

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Great experience to see one of the tourist attraction in Palawan "The Underground River". Visiting the Palawan Underground River is an all-day affair. You will be picked-up at your hotel in the city proper of Puerto Princesa and take a two-hour van ...

El Nido - unser Übernachtungsparadies, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - unser Übernachtungsparadies

A travel blog entry by weltentdecker

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... dass es sich bei dem kleinen Sturm um einen Taifun handelt, der aus Richtung Osten kommt, jedoch im Norden an unserer Insel Palawan vorbeiziehen soll. Mitten in der Nacht wachten wir alle gegen 01:00 Uhr von heftigen Wellen auf, die gegen die Kaimauer ...

Mabuhay! auf den Philippinen, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Mabuhay! auf den Philippinen

A travel blog entry by upimhonigmond

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... ein gutes Ende. Nach einer kurzen Nacht in Manila bringt uns der erste Flieger um 6:30 nach Puerto Princesa auf der Insel Palawan. Kaum angekommen, besteigen wir eilig einen Minivan nach El Nido, weil man uns erklärt, dass wir sonst einige Stunden ...

sabang - road trip starts!, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

sabang - road trip starts!

A travel blog entry by simonandtally

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Simon writing... Road trip! We had our rented bikes ready, bags packed and waiting to go! First stop, sabang on the other side of the island. The drive out of Puerto Princessa was a piece of cake, the roads were a little busy but not to bad. After ...

Baby's got the Bends, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Baby's got the Bends

A travel blog entry by jkosakowsky

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... just the thought of that soup (I'll eat the dogs and they can eat the soup) Anyway, it's beautiful. Definitely google it. Island of Palawan, Bacuit Archipelago, El Nido, etc.      The journey here was a 7 hour boat ride. It was a ...

Dumb & Dumber!, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Dumb & Dumber!

A travel blog entry by theroamingsloth

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... it's remote location it remains reasonably untouched and is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Forays into Palawan inevitably start in Puerto Princesa City, the capital of the Island. Located on the East coast about halfway up the ...

A Love - Hate relationship, Apo Island, Philippines travel blog

A Love - Hate relationship

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

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... from the damage done by Typhoon Sendong in 2011. The sanctuary is the first community run marine sanctuary in the Philippines, established in 1982. Mario Pascobello from Mario's Scuba Diving and Homestay is a very interesting local man who has worked on ...

Magicni Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Magicni Palawan

A travel blog entry by repa01

Zivjo! Pred 11 dnevi sva iz Manile priletela v Puerto Princeso, nekaksno glavno mesto otoka Palawan, ki po rastju bolj spominja na Borneo kot na ostale Filipine. Na enournem letu so stevardese poskrbele za animacijo. Prav hecno je bilo, ko so ...

Palawan Remote Island Expeditions: Day 3, Pinamalayan, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Remote Island Expeditions: Day 3

A travel blog entry by tipperoonie

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For the second day in a row I led a few of the guests and Lou on a session of yoga and pilates on the beach while breakfast was being prepared. Ann turned yesterday's collected coconuts into tropical fruit salad with honey while Gemwell was making a ...

Palawan Remote Island Expeditions: Day 4, Culasa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Remote Island Expeditions: Day 4

A travel blog entry by tipperoonie

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... night drenching us in sheets of rain and leaving the morning skies incredible shades of blues and grays. It's winter in the Philippines, we are at the beginning of the wet season and gifted with partially overcast skies and daily tropical showers. No one ...

PALAWAN 2011, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

PALAWAN 2011

A travel blog entry by shopaholicgirl

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... in Palawan are the reasons why this place is a perfect place to visit or to have vacation Palawan is one of the most beautiful islands to visit in the Philippines and Puerto Princesa is the best gateway and introduction to the Palawan island experience. ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by breebauer

After a few quiet days and a 6 hour boat ride, this town seems like a big city to us. There isn't regular electricity here, but that's ...

Dodgy Boats and Shipwrecks, Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Dodgy Boats and Shipwrecks, Coron

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsontour

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... was enough life jackets ( I counted) c) there was a raft on top of the boat d) you're never that far from land in the philippines d) we had a waterproof bag we could put our mobiles in e) a nun blessed the boat as we got on and had a St Christopher around ...

Just Chillin in El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Just Chillin in El Nido

A travel blog entry by eastcoastrod

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Far away from the madness and mayhem of metro manila lie the private resorts of El Nido, part of the Palawan chain of islands. A secluded getaway from the urban overdose, and from the two hundred emails a day popping up in your inbox. There are 2 resorts ...

The Adventure Begins...Destination El Nido!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

The Adventure Begins...Destination El Nido!

A travel blog entry by scholarsteve

Day 1:  Nathan and I arrive at Puerto Princesa's all star airport...a one runway airport in the Amazons (Palawan is considered Philippines' amazon.) We get out to be greeted by the complimentary mini-van service to our hotel. The guy driving the van ...

Horseback riding and swiming in hot springs, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Horseback riding and swiming in hot springs

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Woke up and went straight to sleep again, as it was pouring down. Had a late breakfast, met the four new guests from Hong Kong. Had an early lunch and then headed into Coron town with Günther and his three kids (Ina, Nikolaus and Jonathan). Took ...

Turtles, WWII shipwrecks, hot springs and videoke, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Turtles, WWII shipwrecks, hot springs and videoke

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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Pics only ... please refer to previous entries for ...

El Nido – vejen til helvede er belagt med gr, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido – vejen til helvede er belagt med gr

A travel blog entry by irming

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Vi steg ombord på bussen der skulle tage os fra Roxas til El Nido via Tay Tay. 3-4 timers bustur hvoraf den sidste halvdel efter sigende skulle foregå på grusveje… Vi skulle op og Møde Anja, Glen og Sam der ville ankomme fra ...

Still rusticating, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Still rusticating

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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Since Sunday the weather has turned stormy (although little actual rain) and it was only 22C last night.  Diving was cancelled today and the island tours aren't going out.  We'd hoped to take the 4 -8 hour boat journey (depending on ...

Yep, it did happen... ;), Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Yep, it did happen... ;)

A travel blog entry by joy.medos

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... questions, just giving a smile while most of them were starring at me, and the world seemed so much better. The Philippines are an amazing country, beautiful, remote, not that touristy yet and its friendly and helpful people, pristine beaches and waters, ...

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