Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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When you look up, keep your mouth closed!, Sabang, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

When you look up, keep your mouth closed!

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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We took a day tour to Sabang, at the entrance to the longest underground river in the world. It's about 8 km long, under a mountain, but the tourist boats only go about 1.5 km into the cave, but it's still cool. The drive there was about three and a half ...

How to 'See Around'  (Philippines), Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

How to 'See Around' (Philippines)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... have a very long wait at the next terminal before my onward flight. At 5:45 a.m. I landed in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Palawan is an island in the Philippines. It is also a state. Puerto Princesa is the capitol.  After landing at the small airport I ...

The Bacuit Archipelago: Tour A, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

The Bacuit Archipelago: Tour A

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... the most talked about destinations in El Nido. In fact, by press time, they are the most photographed seascape in the whole of Palawan. My friends who have been here only have accolades for these two lagoons. We met our guide, Kuya Dante and our captain ...

Paradise islands, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise islands

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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A day on a boat. I'm sailing South, to El Nido on the M/Bca Jessabel. One boat makes the 8 hour journey each day between Coron and El Nido. They are on a rota of 3 different boats. I didn't know the difference between them all - they all look the same ...

Hanengevecht, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Hanengevecht

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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Reizen is echt heel leuk, je ontmoet inspirerende nieuwe mensen, bevind je in schitterende natuur en maakt kennis met bijzondere culturen. Alleen niet altijd is alles even leuk. Aan ieder land kleven ook minder leuke dingen, zo zien we in de Filipijnen ...

Diving in Coron (and the typhoon was ok), Coron, Philippines travel blog

Diving in Coron (and the typhoon was ok)

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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Diving the sunken fleet of Coron Less known (and less important) than Perl Harbor the bombing of the Japanese Fleet in Coron was nonetheless a great victory for the Americans. On September 24.th 1944 180 Hellcat and Hell-diver planes launched from US ...

Geluksdag, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Geluksdag

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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(Ok, terug van weg geweest, we hebben weer internet, jeej!) Het is weer tijd om te vertrekken, we hebben een fantastische tijd in Donsol gehad. Van onze bucketlist zijn wat items afgestreept en we hebben hele leuke mensen ontmoet hier. Om half 8 ...

A good surprise, Coron, Philippines travel blog

A good surprise

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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We go with the flow and with that unexpected things happen. We were excited to come to one of Philippines paradises although what we didn't checked before booking the flight tickets was accommodation prices as well as how much costs to sightsee. So after ...

El Nido - paradise found, el nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido - paradise found

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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We found it - after hunting all over Thailand, bali, singapore, cambodia, vietnam, its here in El Nido, Palawan. Once we visit the underground river in puerto princessa make a beeline to el nido, not so easy as it is a six hour mini-bus ride, that has 40 ...

Wreckdiving in Busuanga, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreckdiving in Busuanga

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

Busuanga is het eiland waar je moet zijn als je wilt wreck-diven! Zes japanse marineschepen -of eigenlijk 9 maar ik heb er 6 gedoken - liggen vlak voor de kust en zijn in de tweede wereldoorlog hier tot zinken gebracht. Het is een ware attractie voor ...

Dolphins and Singing, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Dolphins and Singing

A travel blog entry by paulinalina

... we had anchored at. We got to see a Philippine tarsier which is a kind of monkey that is very rare in these parts of the Philippines. After some salted fish and rice for lunch Lina and I rented a canoe that we paddled from one beautiful bay to another. We ...

Martin's Birthday., Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Martin's Birthday.

A travel blog entry by kyley

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Today was Martin's birthday, so we went island hopping in Honda Bay to celebrate!     Originally I didn't feel up for it, because I was still so sun-burnt from the last island hopping, but Martin talked me in to it and I'm so glad he did. ...

A real world, regular life day., Quezon, Philippines travel blog

A real world, regular life day.

A travel blog entry by kyley

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Yesterday was my last day in Puerto Princesa for a little while, and Arny's last day in the Philippines, so we had a normal life real world day and headed to the mall (after I also got my laundry done- what I've been calling "administrative things). ...

Family, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Family

A travel blog entry by darlingandres

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I guess im still jet lagged, as its 3:15am and everyone around me is fast asleep. As I write in the pitch black, I think back on the last few months. From having Nia, selling the house, moving and storing our whole lives in a storage unit. ...

Tao Expedition, Culion, Philippines travel blog

Tao Expedition

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... it was an amazing experience and I would do it all over again! My Tao group included 28 participants from Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Philippines, Austria and New York. We took a banka (a local boat made of bamboo and wood) with 8 staff on board and ...

Sweat, Lies And Mountain Bikes, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Sweat, Lies And Mountain Bikes

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

I have been intrigued to hire proper mountain bikes since way back in Sagada when I was won over by a really cool picture of some people riding over a nice mountain. I have obviously ridden a moutain bike before but seeing as we are scraping the ...

Op de scooter, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Op de scooter

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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Vandaag hebben we scooters gehuurd om zelf het eiland te kunnen verkennen. Zoals gebruikelijk waren ze afgeleverd met een lege tank, dus we hebben ze eerst even vol gegooid. Tijdens het ritje naar de benzinepomp merkte we dat n van de scooters snel ...

En Route to Manila, Puerta Princesa, Philippines travel blog

En Route to Manila

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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Island ...

The wrecks of Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

The wrecks of Coron

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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The flight left at 10.45am. Over an hour late. But took just an hour to pop over the Mindoro Straits. As soon as I sat down on the plane, I was asleep for the whole journey. It had been a struggle to keep myself awake in the waiting room. Coming into ...

Our Short stop over in Puerto !!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Our Short stop over in Puerto !!

A travel blog entry by mcafee1990

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... hands on our brains, although in this case instead of brains they would settle for us parting with our pescos.. Welcome to Palawan !! Given the amount of reading up on Palawan we did and considering peurto was only a brieft stop over we quickly got ...

El Nido, You wont like it, you will LOVE IT !!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido, You wont like it, you will LOVE IT !!

A travel blog entry by mcafee1990

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... However ,  Adam and I  did inadvertently break some immigration laws by smuggling a pack of Boracay/ Cebu mangos into Palawan, a crime punishable by DEATH !!! haha ok only kidding but lets just say they really picky about the mangos you bring in ...

Wreck Diving Part One, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Wreck Diving Part One

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... diver certification. We have neither of these and have only been to 30m once. I'm fairly certain that if you arrived in the Philippines and told them you have never done scuba before but one time you held your breath in a swimming pool for 1min they ...

Hopped out!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Hopped out!

A travel blog entry by gilliguy

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... the Chinese New Year played a small role (many Westerners working in China spend their holidays in the Philippines), but only small. Palawan offers many activities, including the "usual" white-sand beaches, waterfalls, wild nature etc., but the main ...

Buebereisli United - Traenendruesenreport, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Buebereisli United - Traenendruesenreport

A travel blog entry by buebereisli

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... , geneigter Leser, dass mein Herz etwas schneller schlug, als mein Flieger aus Cebu den Boden der Insel Palawan erreichte? Dass ich eine kleine Traene im Augenwinkel verdrueckte, als ich nach einem Monat endlich wieder meinen Buebereislipartner ...

Island hopping in El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping in El Nido

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

... eiland in de filipijnen. Vanuit Puerto Princesa zal ik de bus naar El Nido nemen, wat vreselijk mooi moet zijn. Mij is verzekerd dat Palawan wel een beetje een gevaarlijk eiland is - de mensen zijn er ruiger - dus ik ben een beetje op mijn hoede. Ik stap ...

El Nido Town, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido Town

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... fingers crossed, hoping to nail a good deal. However, all of the rooms were fully booked. It's Holy Week in the Philippines -- usually a very popular vacation time for locals. Thankfully, I ran across one of the passengers in the shuttle van who ...

Final Frontier, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Final Frontier

A travel blog entry by sidandclaire

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... a beer bore with the owner and head brewer who was a lady no less !!!  We feel super sad to be leaving the Philippines as the friendliness and hospitality we have been shown by the local people has been AMAZING ! And we have also realised that you ...

Jet lag at 3am, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Jet lag at 3am

A travel blog entry by darlingandres

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... hours.  We played cards and slept at the airport until our flight at 10am. Next destination is Puerto Princesa City in Palawan.  Kuya Tyrone was able to find us a cheap place to stay within walking distance to everything.  Were settled in ...

Uber short blog, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Uber short blog

A travel blog entry by kevandray

... visited various snorkeling spots and went to a huge and very pristine fresh water lake, said to be the purest lake in the Philippines. On our last day we climbed the second highest hill in Busuanga, there were 700ish steps and Kev actually tried to ...

Boring Rain Day, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Boring Rain Day

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

Another totally pointless entry. The intention was to move to our pre-booked room at Coron Backpackers in town. We literally woke up to the sound of rain, honestly it woke us it was that loud. We contemplated our options, we didn't really have ...

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