Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Island Hopping, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by marklg

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El Nido is a relaxed little beach town o. The beautiful island of Palawan.  We spent a few days ...

Island Hopping, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by superstar106

- woke up at 6.30 - breakfast in the garden - island hopping tour: great spots but poor guide and atmosphere: no-one talking much, GREAT SNORKELING in the volcanic Lake Kayangan and the sea, team up with Erica from Taiwan, the only other single traveller ...

Underground river Tour, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Underground river Tour

A travel blog entry by ellainecabellon

Our tour guide was going to pick us up from the hotel at 7:30am and we had to make sure to eat breakfast before we set off so we were up around 6am - woof!  I had pancakes for breakfast (yes, again, very American of me), and Mike had "Tosilog" - ...

Side trip #1, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Side trip #1

A travel blog entry by jacob.marsh3

... to happen throughout 2015. We flew into Puerto Princesa from Manila on Air Asia, and then caught a small bus to take us on the 6 hour drive on an array of paved, gravel, dirt, and makeshift roads to get to El Nido at the Northern tip of Palawan ...

Ma'am Sir, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Ma'am Sir

A travel blog entry by benny_d

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 We woke up before 6 a.m. Ben got up to do the egg timer Go Pro footage then we went down to the hotel buffet. We were the second couple there however the other couple there were eating sandwiches from a takeout place. The breakfast sandwiches ...

Honeymoon in Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Honeymoon in Palawan

A travel blog entry by ka3n

... And that is exactly what we did. Since both my husband and I love the waters, we spent our honeymoon in Puerto Princesa Palawan. I love the the place. Clean environment, nice and warm locals, food is sumptuous and the nearby honda bay is lovely. It was my ...

last day at the Island of Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

last day at the Island of Palawan

A travel blog entry by vinkor

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... a basketball game between two teams of neighborhood youth and now I'm in my hotel room for the last night on the island of Palawan since noon tomorrow I have a flight to Cebu, the second city of  the country and where the  follwing ...

Picking your Island, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Picking your Island

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... Asian countries if I can put it more politcally correct.  That decide to come to coutnites such as the Philippines, and Thailand, that offer such amazing beach and water destinations. Endless water activiies , diving, snorkling, kyacking, .....and ...

Massacre, crocs, islands, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Massacre, crocs, islands

A travel blog entry by kandroma

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... Kaingud to buy. Unfortunately the fire, tribal performance troupe associated with the shop are out of town during our stay in the Philippines. We ate at Lotus Garden, nestled in foliage, with tables you kneel at, small cottages and ponds. We were offered ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by jane49

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... and occupation followed during the Second World War, and it was not until 1946 that the Independent Republic of the Philippines was officially declared. In 2013 the devastating typhoon Haiyan ripped through the central parts, leaving thousands dead and ...

First Attempt to Encounter with the HammerHeads, Pulau Layang-Layang, Malaysia travel blog

First Attempt to Encounter with the HammerHeads

A travel blog entry by joeychan

Today is the long waiting years to hunt for the hammerhead. Yes! there are about 20 of them come appearing just right in front of us. We can see the ...

Exploring Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Exploring Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by ncolsen

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Woke up early and headed out exploring with the girls staying with me and a guy we met from Belgium. First we went to the Crocodile Farm ($1) and got to hold a baby croc. We took pictures with it for less than $1. Next, we went to prison which is ...

Fish, Monkeys, Chickens, and a swim cap?, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Fish, Monkeys, Chickens, and a swim cap?

A travel blog entry by bjreyes

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... to stay stable.  The funny thing about this is that we experienced the same exact thing the last time I was in the Philippines.  Once we fixed the tire, we drove to a shop that specialized in “vulcanizing”, which is where they fix ...

Is that a pig in the lobby?, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Is that a pig in the lobby?

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... came up to greet us, sniffing and checking us out with 5-6 dogs following behind like they were following their commander. Yes, the Philippines is a casual place. The pig it turns out "Babe" is the owners wife pet. She loves that pig! The workers tell ...

Arriving in Coron, and a haircut for me, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Arriving in Coron, and a haircut for me

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Checked out and took a cab to the airport. Has a SAR check again, and had to pay for the 5 kg over weight (20 kg max). Had breakfast at the gate. The plane from SeAir was small, only 19 people. Today there were 8 passengers, including us. After a ...

The tea ceremony and the fishing dog., El Nido, Philippines travel blog

The tea ceremony and the fishing dog.

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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As you're probably aware, I can't function in the morning without a cup of tea (preferably 2, several, many, lots).  Unfortunately the power goes off at 6am and it's the silence of the fans that wakes me.  Too late.  So now I set the alarm ...

Diving Coron bay, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Diving Coron bay

A travel blog entry by erik.p

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Had breakfast and then head out with the German divemaster Gerd. Turns out he used to play in a Reggae band called "Dub Invanders" in the 80-90:s. He even played the Swedish Hultsfred festival. His cool stage name was "Chief Highlight" (although other ...

Egy kis pihi, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Egy kis pihi

A travel blog entry by smurfmaci

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... nem találkoztam, a turisták nagy része orosz, kanadai, francia és brit. Most Puerto Princessán vagyunk, ami a fővárosa a Palawan félszigetnek, de az emberek csomópontként használjak, itt található az egyetlen repülőtér, valamint a ...

Lazy day in El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Lazy day in El Nido

A travel blog entry by benny_d

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... . She said there's a very nice hotel her sister works at just down from the cemetery,  8000-9000 pesos a night. Philippines can be expensive depending on your choices. Adelle, the other bartender we've gotten to know,  talked about living in ...

A Part of God's Wonderful Creation, Coron Palawan Philippines, Philippines travel blog

A Part of God's Wonderful Creation

A travel blog entry by ebblessed07

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All of us are considered as travellers? We have gone to different places;it could be local or international. We have seen somehow part of the world. But how could we really enjoy being such? I love going to different places especially when I can see and ...

Puerto Princessa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princessa

A travel blog entry by buschlog

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... confrontational. Takes some brave women to go after armed criminals with dangerous equipment and chainsaws, which are illegal in the Philippines without a permit. Among other things, the director, Bobby Chan, showed us piles of the most valuable wood in ...

Palawan Day 2, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Day 2

A travel blog entry by gsmhero

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На следующий день мы отправились на свой ...

Coron, Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Coron, Busuanga

A travel blog entry by gelipul

I intended on surprising Pat for our 2nd anniversary when I impulsively booked the two of us a 4 day-3 night vacation to Coron, Busuanga. I got the pair of roundtrip tickets for a bargain price of P2,000 something from a seat sale promo by Cebu ...

Palawan Trip 2010, Puerto Prinsesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Trip 2010

A travel blog entry by tyro_explorer

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Day 1 It was my 2nd time to set foot Palawan but this time on the central part of the island. NAIA Terminal 3 was so crowded with a lot of people taking advantage of the long weekend, students going home for their semestral break. Good thing, our flight ...

Beaches, Boats and Ladies with Strong Hands, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Beaches, Boats and Ladies with Strong Hands

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsontour

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... didn't want to stay in the city long, so worked on arranging a short flight to Puerto Princessa in Palawan, one of the many islands in the Philippines. When we arrived in Puerto Princessa, we took a tricycle (Think motorbike with a cover plus extra ...

The great Manila escape..., Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

The great Manila escape...

A travel blog entry by lele_n_ryzza

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Hello, Well we finally excaped the madness and our mundane manila routine last monday flying to Palawan island, a beautiful relaxing island paradise in comparison!  We spent the first 3 nights staying in Roberts cottages on Sabang beach, a extremely ...

Secret Lagoons And Pirate Captains, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Secret Lagoons And Pirate Captains

A travel blog entry by banyon

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Our poor red bodies are screaming in pain from the sunburn the last two days has inflicted upon us, so we decide to stay out of the sun by going on a boat trip to explore the nearby islands. There are lagoons to swim in, white sand beaches to relax on ...

A spot not to be missed, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A spot not to be missed

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

My favorite place in the Philippines, ...

First Day Of Diving, Coron, Philippines travel blog

First Day Of Diving

A travel blog entry by eharpham

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Today was one of those days that definitively goes down as one of the highlights of the trip (this part anyway) so far. Yesterday i was considering how much money ive spent getting here and if it was actually gonna be worth it. Today i cant ...

The

The "Too picturesque" El Nido

A travel blog entry by hollybeth

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... who was a butterfly enthusiast, hosting a wonderful garden with perfect conditions from his butterflies to thrive. He even had the 6 inch Palawan native living on his grounds! as well as butterflies he fed up to 10 dogs and even more cats on his ...

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