Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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). ...

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 ...

En Route to Manila, Puerta Princesa, Philippines travel blog

En Route to Manila

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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Island ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Food Poisoning, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Food Poisoning

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

To get to El Nido we need to get a jeepney at 8am down to Roxas and then a bus up to El Nido. The whole thing will take about 5 or 6 hours. Hopefully we have two possible lengthy journeys left and then we are done with the travel aspect, thank fucking ...

Sabang Underground River, Underground River, Philippines travel blog

Sabang Underground River

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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We left El Nido by mini-van which was slightly more expensive than the big Roro-bus we had taken to get to El Nido but was also about twice as fast. About five hours later we arrived in the little town of Sabang. Besides two luxury hotels there were ...

Im wilden Westen, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Im wilden Westen

A travel blog entry by buebereisli

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Die Insel Palawan wird auch "The last Frontier of the Philippines" geheissen - und das nicht zu Unrecht: Hier ist alles noch ein kleines Stueck rauher, urspruenglicher und wilder als im Resten des Landes. Lenny, noch mit dem Geschmack von Berner ...

Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien Nous sommes partie ce matin de notre beau paradis pour venir a la ville. Puerto Princessa n'a rien de bien special sauf ses banques et meme encore, nous n'avons pu retirer le montant desire. Nous devons attendre a ...

SNORKELLING AND WATCHING FOR SHARKS, CORON, Philippines travel blog

SNORKELLING AND WATCHING FOR SHARKS

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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Had a great day snorkelling near Coron Town at the Seven Islands.  The coral was plentiful, colourful and varied(eg fan, bowl, staghorn, etcetera).  I would snorkel along a coral reef that quickly descends down into the deep and in the shadowy ...

Paradise Hopping, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise Hopping

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

We woke up early because the fan had gone off and the room had become a sweatpit. It still took me ages to leave the room which meant we were pushing it to have a breakfast before getting on the boat. Charlotte wanted some cereal. We eventually found ...

Puerto Princesa - Sabang, Palawan, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesa - Sabang

A travel blog entry by marie-julie

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Bateau pour repasser par Cebu, d'où je prends cette fois un vol pour l'île de Palawan. Arrivée à Puerto Princesa sous une pluie battante - certains accusent un typhon, qui ne cessera pas pendant deux jours... ville vraiment pas attractive et sans ...

Ohh, the beach life, Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines travel blog

Ohh, the beach life

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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... leaving, there were several group photos, and they invited us to watch them play basketball that evening. Basketball is big in the Philippines, and we were amazed to see all the guys wearing jerseys and real shoes - first time we've seen people who ...

Palawan, Puerto Princessa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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Well "puerto" is a city of just one millio9n people and is on the sea but the bay around the city is not that great, and one needs to go into Honda bay to get to the beaches, and Honda bay is full tiny islands some of which are spectacular, and a few of ...

Ruined, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Ruined

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

The reason we imposed a ban on drinking after Puerto Princesa was because it ruins days, days that we have precious little of now. By the time we had woke up and Charlotte had done all her necessary cleansing it was near midday. Add to that we need to ...

No Escape, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

No Escape

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... consumption. 8am start for the boat. Another really nice dayand a good end to our stay in El Nido. El Nido, Boracay, Siquijor and at a push Malapascua are the standout places in the Philippines, lets hope Coron is nice as we have fucking 16 days ...

Not's To See And Do, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Not's To See And Do

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... goes without a hitch. I can't think of anything noteworthy. It's holy week so the whole of the Philippines is on holiday. We have read that places around Palawan can get very busy at this time of year. We almost opted for the first hotel we were pitched ...

Ugly town, popular place!, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Ugly town, popular place!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... It was beautiful, unspoilt, undeveloped coastline & islands all the way and i was amazed that this area of north Palawan hasn’t been targeted by hotel chains or backpacker entrepreneurs. Booked into the Sea Dive Resort in town overlooking the ...

Bottom Hopping, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Bottom Hopping

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... . Even the tour today, it was decent but it just sort of felt like we were going through the motions, anything to fill a day. The Philippines was somewhere we should have done second or third on our trip, obviously it wasn't to be known but it is not the ...

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