Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Beautiful Blue, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Beautiful Blue

A travel blog entry by crayonchameleon

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Up early on the 11th, I had the worst banana pancake breakfast ever. Banana pancakes seem to be a staple breakfast for backpackers in SE Asia and I learned to love them in Indonesia but at this one restaurant, they are totally doing it wrong! Next ...

best new years ever, Coron Palawan, Philippines travel blog

best new years ever

A travel blog entry by keith.gus

Hey everyone!!!!!!!!  So we arived in the Philippines on the 29th of december, and spent a night in manila...a select few may disagree, but the best thing to do in manila is leave.  We stayed on the tourist belt, and outside our barbed wire ...

Wreck diving off Coron and the death boat, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck diving off Coron and the death boat

A travel blog entry by hollybeth

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We reached Coron town at about 5pm, where we luckily bumped into Chrissy who we met in Malapascua.We all went for dinner that nigth and tried to organise the next few days. Between 3 of us We failed to plan anything so that next morning we met at the ...

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 ...

Life in the Big City, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Life in the Big City

A travel blog entry by rawbanana

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... every day in the pool practicing for our vacation.  I counted down the days until February 1st when we left for two weeks in the Philippines! We spent two nights in Manila and it's not a bad city but I was eager to get to the beaches.  Our first ...

Bester Strand, Las Cabanas, Philippines travel blog

Bester Strand

A travel blog entry by asiatogo

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10 Tuktuk oder Motorradminuten gibt es einen Strand, der echt der Hammer ist. Siehe Bilder, niemand war ...

Verschlafene Stadt, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Verschlafene Stadt

A travel blog entry by asiatogo

Nach dem Strandbesuch von Las Cabanas habe ich um 18:00 einen Bus zurueck nach Puerto Princesa genommen. (Von Puerto Princesa sind die Fluege viel, viel billiger als von El Nido) Um Mitternacht angekommen habe ich mir dann ein Zimmer mit einem Schweden ...

Lunch on the beach, Filipino style, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Lunch on the beach, Filipino style

A travel blog entry by slotmanfamily

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The boats plying the waters in front of us are very typical Filipino long boats. Very slender long boats, with armatures extending on both sides holding long wood floats for stability. If you're lucky, the boat has a canopy for shelter from sun and ...

Noah's birthday, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Noah's birthday

A travel blog entry by slotmanfamily

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Today is Noah's 11th birthday. We typically celebrate the kids' birthdays with a number of family traditions, but logistics dictate that some of these will have to wait till another day. We sing for him at breakfast though, and Audrey manages to bake ...

No doors, no windows, Catching a ride in a Jeepney, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

No doors, no windows, Catching a ride in a Jeepney

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... to be reminded of once in a while. The art of travel gives me some of my best memories . I read that the travel here in Palawan was rough, but rewarding. That statement is very true. Its a 6 hour journey to El Nido. You can go by boat, a small 6 ...

where the heck is the beach!?, Coron, Philippines travel blog

where the heck is the beach!?

A travel blog entry by mal0x

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Ja hallo lieve allemaal daar zijn we weer ..., Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Ja hallo lieve allemaal daar zijn we weer ...

A travel blog entry by fredenpaula

... wordt je zelf ook gewogen. Inclusief handbagage, dat wel. El Nido is een klein stadje (eigenlijk dorp) in het noorden van Palawan. We dachten als we maar op Palawan zijn. Dan hebben we nog zeker voldoende tijd om voor de kerst in Puerto Princesa te ...

Palawan Escapade, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Escapade

A travel blog entry by deypot

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Beautiful place! Warm people, delicious seafoods! cheap buys everywhere! Baker's Hill - nice place to rest, delicious baked products Underground River Sabang Honda Bay (I especially liked the snake island) Crocodile farm Ka Lui's reastaurant (the ...

The wedding in Port Barton, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

The wedding in Port Barton

A travel blog entry by slotmanfamily

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... for. Port Barton is about as remote as it comes. At least, as far as we have ever experienced. Palawan reportedly is the last untouched part of the Philippines. We now know what they meant with that. And Port Barton is described as a one road town ...

Filipijnen! Strand, duiken en een nasty typhoon, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Filipijnen! Strand, duiken en een nasty typhoon

A travel blog entry by mark.smeets.7

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Ons avontuur in de Filipijnen begon in Puerto Princesa. Een drukke stad met maar weinig bezienswaardigheden. We kwamen er hier al snel achter dat in tegenstelling tot de rest van zuid-oost Azie de Filipijnen niet erg zijn ingesteld op backpackers. Na een ...

Philippines - Island Hopping with Paul, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Philippines - Island Hopping with Paul

A travel blog entry by suzvarey

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... Paul had helped build. I couldn't ask for much more from a holiday. Our final night was to be at the Tao Philippines Farm on the main land of Palawan. Is was our favourite camp by far and even had fresh water showers! We had also requested to have a whole ...

Too Busy!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Too Busy!

A travel blog entry by crayonchameleon

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... got on a bright-green passenger bus heading to El Nido. I was in for a long, dusty, 6.5-hour bus ride up the coast of Palawan! It wasn't horrible until it got crowded and the road became suddenly un-paved and bumpy. I've heard it gets far worse during the ...

Island hopping, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping

A travel blog entry by avaslotman

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Today we went island hopping. We left at about 9 in the morning. Our captain was a friendly guy, his name was Asar. We went in a small, one hull boat with stabilizers on the side. Another man also came with us to help the captain. After 15 minutes of ...

Puerto Princesa in Palawan Island, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa in Palawan Island

A travel blog entry by macnee

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Today we woke up early to go to Puerto Princesa. We took a taxi to Manila airport.  We flew on Philippines Airlines.  It was hot when we walked on the runway at Puerto Princesa airport.  Somebody had brought a rooster on board the ...

Sandcastles and sardines, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Sandcastles and sardines

A travel blog entry by slotmanfamily

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Perhaps the bats were a prelude to a magnificently bright sunny day. Blue skies, not a cloud on the horizon. Haven't had many of these yet (so far mostly cloudy days with sunny periods). It is a welcome change. The bats may stay. We spend the day ...

Skromen Palawan, San Rafael Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Skromen Palawan

A travel blog entry by gasper_klinc

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Na letalu iz Tagbilarana do Manile ugotoviva, da sva na otoku Palawan rezervirala resort, ki se nahaja okoli 80 km od letalisca...to je krsenje prvega pravila backpack-inga...s 25 kg ruzakom ne prides dalec...vseskupaj se ni taksen problem, ce ne bi ...

Taraw cliff climbing, El Nido Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Taraw cliff climbing

A travel blog entry by travelori

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... only around ten families at present. The place was really worth the stop even for the crunchy french bread alone. Before leaving Palawan dont forget to dine at the famous Ka Lui restaurant which is not your usual eating place. But you have to make a ...

The last frontier, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

The last frontier

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

Gonna see an underground river here then try to make my way north to another island called Coron if crappy roads and typhons will allow ...

Tour A at El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Tour A at El Nido

A travel blog entry by marroy21

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Nous nous sommes levés à 7h du matin avec une vue magnifique de notre balcon. Nous sommes allés manger à cet endroit génial oú il serve un déjeuner buffet pour seulement 2$. Vive les pancakes et les fruits. Par la ...

Happy New Year, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by mrr2012

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Новый год встречали у себя в котедже. ...

Dzień 8 - Przylot na Busuangę, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Dzień 8 - Przylot na Busuangę

A travel blog entry by ludwy

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Do Manili przyjeżdżamy o 4:30 rano w to samo miejsce z którego odjeżdżaliśmy. Od razu zjechali się taksówkarze, szybko znaleźliśmy chętnego do zawiezienia nas na lotnisko za 200 pesos. Lot na wyspę ...

Dec 31, 2012, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Dec 31, 2012

A travel blog entry by shawnbuckle

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"The Reward"

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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After many hours spent in transport, buses, Jeepneys, tricycles, boats, ferries, and hiking up steps with our backpacks we made it to Coron. This was actually the one place that i knew very little about. But I heard.... It was amazing. They film a lot of ...

Pure Indulgence - Club Noah Isabelle, Apulit Island, Philippines travel blog

Pure Indulgence - Club Noah Isabelle

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... .  They can also arrange Seair Flights - we booked these through TravelPH though.  There are other flash resorts around Palawan - Ananyana is the most exclusive (around $1000 a night) where all the stars go.  Miniloc and its sister ...

Where in the hell is the beach!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Where in the hell is the beach!

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... a variety of beads and python vertebrae. What a perfect souvenir to remind us of our trip to the Philippines. Dave also found a beautiful coffee table book on Palawan that he wanted to buy and it turned out that we had to buy it through the Philippine ...

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