Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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solo, Coron, Philippines travel blog

solo

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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Even though I cheated big time for six weeks, I consider myself a solo traveller. In every sense, I love the freedom, and the sense of self-sufficiency I find in solitude. Focusing only on travelling, I have experienced both sides of coin, I can't say ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

We woke up ever so slightly later than we should have done and ended up having to be in a slight rush to make sure we made the jeepney to El Nido. While I was getting ready Charlotte paid the bill but looked like she was going to collapse. The staff ...

Food in the Philippines, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Food in the Philippines

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... looked like a canned dog food and tasted like it! I was so disappointed. Since we are approaching our last days in the Philippines (Gesa, Gerrit and I coincidently fly out of Philippines on the same day), we are on a mission to find some good Filipino ...

Interesting observations to note., Coron, Philippines travel blog

Interesting observations to note.

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Since we are currently out of power and there is nothing I can do at the moment, let me share some interesting observations I have made about this country in the last 3 weeks: 1. Toilet paper is a luxury. Most public bathrooms don't have it. If you ...

Baker's Hill, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Baker's Hill

A travel blog entry by darlingandres

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We visited this place called Baker's Hill in Puerto Princesa. A very unique place with various types of landscapes and random objects.  The owner of the place was apparently a landscaper and decided that the best way to show off his talents was to ...

Tauchen an Wracks aus dem 2.Weltkrieg, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen an Wracks aus dem 2.Weltkrieg

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Automatic?, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Automatic?

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

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I was expecting to be woken up by sweltering heat in the tent. Thankfully though it wasn't actually that hot. Well outside it is glorious but we pitched the tent in a very shaded area by a rock and under cover. I'd say with the exception of Maya Bay ...

Ride Till Your Hands Bleed, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Ride Till Your Hands Bleed

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

In El Nido we woke up early because the fan went off. Here we will wake up early everyday because theres a fucking meat packing factory outside our bedroom door so every inconsiderate gobshite doing DIY karaoke at 6:30am wakes us up and keeps us awake. ...

Tour C, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Tour C

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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Het idee van vandaag was om de grote berg vlak naast de stad te gaan beklimmen. We stonden vroeg op en liepen naar Yutaka's hostel, waar we af hadden gesproken. Het bier van gisteren zou het er niet gemakkelijker op maken, we waren alle drie aardig brak. ...

El Nido (vers - to ) Coron, Coron city, Philippines travel blog

El Nido (vers - to ) Coron

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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El Nido (vers - to ) ...

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 ...

A place we never wanted to leave, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

A place we never wanted to leave

A travel blog entry by lauren_and_tony

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... snorkeling.  Next, we made our way into a series of islands.  At one, Lauren spotted a manatee, rare for the Philippines, and we kayaked around a few other islands.  Some weather moved in and we battled some small waves and rain to make it ...

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