Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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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 ...

Too crowded, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Too crowded

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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Cafe morning we got into a bigger bangka for our 9hour ride from Busuanga to Palawan Island. It was a long long ride with beautiful scenario of rock islands all along but for such long time the scenario doesn't count anymore and you just want to get to ...

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'o je prends cette fois un vol pour l'le de Palawan. Arrive 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 ...

El nido, wow!!!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El nido, wow!!!

A travel blog entry by christine1982

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... ! hop hop on embarque dans la banka vivement les sacs au sec!!! on est avec un groupe de francais, ils ont du tanguy ( le rhume cheap des philippines) la journee part du bon pieds!!! il y a des vagues, la banka sent le gaz a plein nez, partons la mer est ...

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 ...

Rozstanie, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Rozstanie

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Coron to mekka nurkowa, ktra nie ma nawet plaży. Głośna wieś, gdzie na każdym rogu jest dive centrum. Głwną atrakcją, i to na skalę światową, są wraki japońskiej floty zaopatrzeniowej ...

Christmas Vacation, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Christmas Vacation

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

... The last evening was another poolside dinner and a cultural show with performances of traditional dances from various regions of the Philippines.  The last dance was the bamboo dance where the dancers jump between long bamboo poles as they are ...

Saving the Best (meal) Till Last, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Saving the Best (meal) Till Last

A travel blog entry by robandnorma

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... to drive by.  - Various Beer Samples: Red Horse beer (Norma), and San Miguel’s Pale Pilsener (Rob)   Philippines Dislikes:   - Roosters: The things were everywhere... evil nasty ‘keep-Rob-awake’ things.   - ...

Bezludna wyspa, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Bezludna wyspa

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Welcome to the Philippines, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Welcome to the Philippines

A travel blog entry by timoj

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... gemtlich in den Hafen von Puerto Princesa. Der Underground River – das 7. Naturwunder der Erde Die Hauptattraktion auf Palawan ist der Underground River, der als das 7. Naturwunder bezeichnet wird. Er ist der grte Untergrundfluss, den man bis ...

On board the Gadfly, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

On board the Gadfly

A travel blog entry by deerhunter

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Hello from Palawan in the Philippines.  I'm sailing here onboard the ketch sailing vessel, Gadfly. No time to talk now but here are some pictures on the boat, crew and scenery.. The Gadfly skipper, Trevor, has his own blog too..   ...

Port Barton ( la suite), Port barton, Philippines travel blog

Port Barton ( la suite)

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde, Nous allons encore mieux . . . Nous sommes toujours sur la plage. Un bon livre et relaxons. En plus du sommeil reparateur, de la mer calme, des couches de soleil, Rejean fait parfois des baignades, et de la bonne biere. On a ...

One of the seven wonders of nature, Sabang, Philippines travel blog

One of the seven wonders of nature

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... . The scenery of green hills, palm trees and lush paddy fields was splendid and we just soaked up all the warmth. Transport on Palawan is still very limited and we hardly saw any traffic on the road. Therefore any vehicle gets loaded to the limit (and ...

Day 15 - the bat cave, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Day 15 - the bat cave

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

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Today began with yet another early morning and long bus journey to visit the 7th natural wonder of the world - the underground river. After a scenic boat ride to the main attraction we stepped off the boat in style with our bright orange life vests and ...

Back Alley Halo Halo., El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Back Alley Halo Halo.

A travel blog entry by nickolt

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... just lose track of time. Once on the bangka, (that's the name of the type of boat they use here in the Philippines) we discovered that we seriously underestimated just how rough the seas were, and we both got soaked. Luckily we had waterproofed ...

Sailing, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Sailing

A travel blog entry by deerhunter

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... a great way to get to know people too.  And a welcome contrast to some loneliness I'd been feeling through Indonesia. The Philippines is fantastic and seems really untouched compared to other parts of SE Asia.  I felt very lucky to experience it ...

Alleged wreck bashing, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Alleged wreck bashing

A travel blog entry by deerhunter

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Coron bay is full of Japanese ship wrecks downed by the yanks during WW2.  And Gadfly as well as being a gorgeous cruising boat is also a fully equipped wreck basher - all the dive gear, hammers, crow bars etc. are onboard!  So it would have ...

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