Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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 ...

El Nido - Expectations exceeded :-), El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - Expectations exceeded :-)

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... of Palawan province Our plan was actually to head further up north to the island of Coron. Unfortunately as peak season for Philippines tourism is already underway, all ferries to Coron for the next few days were fully booked. So we changed our plans 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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