Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Hovedbyen paa Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Hovedbyen paa Palawan

A travel blog entry by loneogmartin

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... de lignede faktisk lidt pyramiderne paa nogle enkelte punkter eller indianertemplerne i Sydamerika. Lige nu er vi saa ankommet til Palawan, her skal vi see verdens stoerste undergrundsflod, lad os se hvad den byder paa, samt dykning igen! Herefter tager ...

Another great day, Coron Island, Philippines travel blog

Another great day

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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As i had enjoyed the El Nido boat tour so much decided to go on the 'Coron Island Ultimate Tour' for 650 peso rather than go diving. We left at 9am and 1st went to CYC island for some snorkelling (rubbish); then swimming at the Twin Lagoons which were ...

First taste of wreck diving, Coron, Philippines travel blog

First taste of wreck diving

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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After 2 more days in Manila and feeling like a bit like the littlest hobo, it was time to start taking it a bit easier on Palawan. And good thing too because rushing around here is not possible. You need to have a kind of Mañana attitude. So for Coron I ...

Palawan... Retardedly Beautiful, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Palawan... Retardedly Beautiful

A travel blog entry by atimetowander

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... Beautiful:  The beaches of Thailand with crystal clear, aquamarine water Retardedly Beautiful:  Island hopping in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines I'll let the pictures do the talking.  Although they don't nearly do it justice. It's a mission ...

Crystal Clear Water, Beaches and hills, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Crystal Clear Water, Beaches and hills

A travel blog entry by lauren_and_tony

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Wow, what a welcome to the Philippines we have had. We flew to Puerto Princesa from Manila after traveling to Bangkok from Siem Reap.  This little town is the hub of transportation for the island of Palawan.  Puerto Princesa serves as the ...

Tao Expedition - Day 2, Linapacan, Philippines travel blog

Tao Expedition - Day 2

A travel blog entry by sebelide

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Sleeping in a small hut on the beach has its little "inconvenient" (if i may say) as we were awaken quite early, around 5:30, by the lights of the sun rise!!! I confess there are worse moments to wake up with than a beautiful sunrise on a deserted beach! ...

Tao Expedition - Day 3, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Tao Expedition - Day 3

A travel blog entry by sebelide

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... and have some.... a lot of fun! We arrive an hour before night time to Tao's Main base camp on the eastern side of North Palawan. This is where the company prepares the season which last 5 months. For the 7 others, they hire, train, plant, harvest, ...

Big time under the stars!!!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Big time under the stars!!!

A travel blog entry by sebelide

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She said "Yes"!!! That's it... That night on Tao's main base camp turned out to be the night for us! After dinner, we slowly walked down to the beach to observe this magnificent clear sky full of stars and in front of such beauty, I took the decision.... ...

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 ...

PALAWAN-THE LAST FRONTIER, PUERTO PRINCESSA, Philippines travel blog

PALAWAN-THE LAST FRONTIER

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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I have just completed two days in Puerto Princessa, the only major town on the island of Palawan.  The southern part of the island is closer to Borneo than the northern part is to Manila, and the main island of Luzon. The topography is ...

Wreck Diving at its best., Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck Diving at its best.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... booked to Vietnam from Manila and we had our flights booked to Manila from Coron. So off we went. On the flight, we had inside knowledge of a game the air crew played (going on several flights in the Philippines) We managed to win a flask! How cool. ...

Traveling is a morning business, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Traveling is a morning business

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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5:30- pobudka. Idę po omacku się wykąpać. Nie chce budzić reszty, niech mają te 10 minut snu więcej. Wody brak. No przecież pompę włączają po 6stej. Świetnie, że tak wcześnie ...

Potkurikoneella 1080 astetta, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Potkurikoneella 1080 astetta

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Aamulla cabilla kentalle ja perusturvatarkastusten jalkeen koneeseen. Sammuin koneeseen nousun jalkeen ja herasin vahan ennen laskua kun kone pyori ympyraa meren paalla. Kaipa busuangan ainoalla kiitoradalla oli ruuhkaa ja jouduttiin venaamaan vuoroa. ...

Clear Waters at Turtle Bay, Palawan, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Clear Waters at Turtle Bay, Palawan

A travel blog entry by shenanigans

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... drinks, playing pool and other games most evenings with Sam from Finland and Ameile from France who are on holidays for a few weeks in Palawan. They teach us a good card game and we're well matched at pool. Hopefully we'll see them again! Our time at ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... book. The lamp you carry tears out of full darkness the fantastic rock figures and a lot of bats. - Today we are leaving Philippines. Manila differs from other parts of the country. Instead of the modern city with wide streets, you see one-storeyed cities ...

Ro! Roxas!, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Ro! Roxas!

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... packed like cattle class. You can forget about air-conditioning. Reminded me of the vans in Laos.   The German-Singapore-Philippines Connection Roxas town is pretty small. A tricycle driver offered to take me to Roxas Villa Hotel even though I knew ...

travel saigon to phillipines, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

travel saigon to phillipines

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

... so far. ARRIVAL IN PHILIPINES: When we landed in manilla, we also transferred to the new terminal 3, and found our flight to palawan island was cancelled, after an hour of airline discussions, we final got on a flight to puerto princessa, to find out ...

Touching base!, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Touching base!

A travel blog entry by sebelide

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After almost 24h of trip, 3 planes and 1 boat, we finally reached our resort for the next 3 days and 3 nights. And all we can say is that it was worth the journey. The Discovery Divers Resort sits on a private island called "Discovery Island" (Makes ...

Beauiful!!!!!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Beauiful!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

I really wish i had more that 1 and a half days here, this is the most beautiful place we have been on this trip (second to none) the huge cliffs coming out of the sea are just stunning, its hard to explain. Spent our day diving, which is really good ...

La La Land, Coron, Philippines travel blog

La La Land

A travel blog entry by annikaandpaul

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... bags which we wouldn't need for the next few weeks. Not having all our unnecessary heavy luggage would make traversing the Philippines much easier. Whilst waiting at the domestic terminal for the Sky Jet flight to Coron on Busuanga Island we met an ...

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. ...

Port Barton, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Port Barton

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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Dag 1 Na afscheid te hebben genomen van de bewoners van Lani's huis zijn we in het busje gestapt en vertrokken naar Port Barton. Deze keer slim geweest door op tijd reistabletten in te nemen. De bustocht nam 4 uur in beslag. Het was mede dankzij het ...

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 ...

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