Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Having a blast at El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Having a blast at El Nido

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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... are surrounded by limestone cliffs and completely isolated. The 25-30 meter visibility in the waters outside made the experience even greater. Palawan is an amazing place for scenery and adventure! On that note, and with a grin on my face, I leave you ...

Day 4 of 2, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Day 4 of 2

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

Charlotte woke me at 5:30am. There was no way I was going anywhere. In fact I told Charlotte I would catch her up. I was obviously still fucked. When I did wake up proper around 11 we had a decision to make, there was no way I could travel so feeling ...

Port Barton, Port barton, Philippines travel blog

Port Barton

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Nous avons manger un peu en retard pour notre fetee. Nous avons pas vraiment bien compris l'heure. Nous nous sommes regales de son riz au coconut (c'est de couleur presque noir!!!). Super bon. Ensuite nous ...

Island hopping, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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... auringonlaskun aikaan kun mietittiin etta kuinka iso kokko tanailtana rannalle jaksettaisiin rakentaa, viereisiin puihin laskeutui kuusi palawan hornbillia. Meidan niita ihmetellessa miehisto pakkasi kamansa ja me oltiin kohta taas suht yksin rannalla. ...

Gniazdo, czyli El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Gniazdo, czyli El Nido

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Dzisiaj zajęcia w podgrupach. M odpoczywała, B bał się cokolwiek robić, bo jest poparzony słońcem. My z K, choć również spalone, nie poddałyśmy się fali lenistwa i strachu. Najpierw plażka ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by angelita.lita

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Aqui, por lo visto, se inspiró el escritor de La Playa, la que después fue la peli protagonizada por DiCaprio. Y yo digo: lo entiendo. Que maravilla. Alguien decía que es como Vietnam, pero más bonito. Otros que es la nueva Tailandia, todavía sin ...

Getting comfy on Palawan, Puerto P, Sabang and Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Getting comfy on Palawan

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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... on time. Landed on Palawan ahead of schedule! Palawan, probably the least accessible and least developed region of the Philippines. Importantly also a site of extraordinary natural beauty, extreme sports, rough travel and a few nice beaches. Sounds ...

Rain Rain go away, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Rain Rain go away

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

We really did nothing here, one night of telly in our room before catching our flight the next day. ...

on to puerto princesa, Puerto princesa, Philippines travel blog

on to puerto princesa

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

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after landing in the jungle clearing that is the airstrip on the beautiful island of palawan, i said goodbye to yet another group of temporary friends; but not before they got the information i needed about the location of my hostel, how much the trike ...

El Nido, Palawan, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido, Palawan

A travel blog entry by qiandjes

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... country side and island hopping are the two things not to miss if you come to El Nido. Overall we had a great time in the Philippines and we will definitely come back. Qi is flying back to Florida to spend Chinese New Year with her family and she will ...

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 ...

PARTYING IN PARADISE, PORT BARTON, Philippines travel blog

PARTYING IN PARADISE

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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... (1/4 jeep, 3/4 elongated sheet metal and steel beam passenger carrier)to the idyllic town of Port Barton on the west coast of Palawan.  Being the off season, the town was lightly touristed.  Hooray!! The next day rented a boat with a 40ish ...

Planning, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

The key today is simply to set out an idea of what we want to do for the next 15 days. I can't be bothered to write it step by step so I'll just note down our findings for the most part. Firstly we needed to get out of this hell hole room. We found an ...

Island hopping, cz. 2, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping, cz. 2

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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by Martyna Czeka Nas Island Hopping, czyli snorkeling na całego. Mamy szczęście, nasz szef łódki na każdej wyspie był naszym przewodnikiem. Widać że doskonale znał miejsca gdzie są ‘fajne ...

In transit, again, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

In transit, again

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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Two nights back in Puerto, just long enough to sort out our plane tickets back to Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 23rd.   We'll spend the night in Manila, trying not to breathe in the smog and avoiding the late-night karaoke, before I leave at 9 am on ...

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet

A travel blog entry by evy_duville

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... day looked like and i really enjoyed it... But then it was time to go again and discover the north of the Philippines...first stop, Banaue...on the nightbus, off course, another bumpy uncomfortable busride. Luckily we found a nice guesthouse there to ...

Pocasi na poti domov, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Pocasi na poti domov

A travel blog entry by maja-anze

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No, pa sva spet v malo bolj civiliziranem svetu. Naj najprej malo bolj podrobno opisem najino bivanje v El Nidu. Mesto je zelo majhno, ima 2 ulici, same bambusove hiske. Prebivalcev naj bi bilo kaksnih 5000. Dobila sva bungalov na obali. Ze ob vpisu v ...

Fairtrade Coconut Husks, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Fairtrade Coconut Husks

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

We don't really wanna be here today but the total derth of local knowledge about pretty much anything means we have no solid way of knowing if we can get to Port Barton today, the assumption is we can't. Thus we are stuck here for another day. We left ...

Puerto Princesa: The City In A Forest!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa: The City In A Forest!

A travel blog entry by bjornrosier

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... wanted to explore the islands of the Philippines. Just an hour flight from Manila is the island of Palawan. Flying is actually a cheap pleasure in the Philippines, domestic flights are not much more expensive than 40 € pp (all included!). Landed in ...

Doing well, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Doing well

A travel blog entry by kriklu

We weathered of the typhoon in our concrete building aided by instant noodles and a bottle of local rhum. All is well, left Coron for Manila. More ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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The Lonely Planet Guide that Benji gave me back in Manila says that the Bacuit Archipelago alone is reason enough to visit Palawan. I like this guidebook, not really for the information, but because on its last page, somebody wrote: "SAG EINFACH WAS DU IM ...

Making a plan in Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Making a plan in Palawan

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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...   We spent most of our time here working on  a plan for how we wanted to spend our time in the Philippines, and gathering information about how to make that happen. Apparently the town itself has some sights - a crocodile farm and a butterfly ...

Exploring Palawan, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Exploring Palawan

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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Spent about a week wandering around Palawan, took a relatively inexpensive flight from Manila (its not as bad as people make out, Intramuros is quite interesting, especially around Fort Santiago and the Oceanarium is interesting enough. Trying to get the ...

Underground River (Philippines), Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Underground River (Philippines)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... the 13th). Fully booked. No passes available. But, they could fit me in on Feb 20. I planned to return to PP to fly out of Palawan Island on the 23rd, so I took the pass for the 20th to see the river cave. The other two people could not stay that long and ...

(journee relaxe) Port Barton (relaxing day), Port barton, Philippines travel blog

(journee relaxe) Port Barton (relaxing day)

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Pas grand chose de nouveau. Plage, lecture, baignade et couchee de soleil. Hier nous avons manger un burger (vegetarien) avec de la fleur de banane, delicieux. Une grosse orage ce soir. Le chemin sera ...

On the move!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

On the move!

A travel blog entry by kyley

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... well!  Today I left Manila!  Tired of the pollution and the noise, I decided to fly to Puerto Princesa in Palawan for some beaches and sunshine. The flight was only an hour and a half, but on the descent I felt sicker than I ever have ...

Frustration on a Paradise, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Frustration on a Paradise

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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We have not been able to get a decent connection to the Internet for over 2 days. When we DO connect, it's super slow or we get disconnected in minutes. I have spent the last 2 hours trying to make a payment on Paypal for my trip in Laos and I just ...

Off to Palawan!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Off to Palawan!

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

... , a Cebu Pacific Air Airbus A320. Once we took off, we were in the air for 1 hour before landing in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. We had a shuttle waiting for us and we went to our hotel. We checked into our hotel, and shortly after, ate lunch at ...

Valentine Massacre - German style, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Valentine Massacre - German style

A travel blog entry by cornishozzy

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Valentine Massacre - German style That night they were have a part at El Dorado to celebrate Valentine Day, all you could eat pig roast which they were cooking out the back for about 5 hours (I felt sorry for the poor sod tuning the pig the whole ...

Hopping and diving and off to an African safari, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Hopping and diving and off to an African safari

A travel blog entry by gilliguy

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Our time in the Philippines, and especially in Palawan was running out. Due to ferry schedules, which only run once or twice a week, in Palawan you have to plan according to days of the week and not dates, and as a consequence we had only 3 days left for ...

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