Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

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Rozstanie, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Rozstanie

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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

Plongee, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Plongee

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Nous levons vers 6h30, douche puis petit dejeuner. Ce matin on va plonger. Rendez vous a 8h a Seadog Diver, y retrouve Florian, et deux americains accompagnes de leur deux copines, une americaine t l'autre philippine. Ils sont assez sympas mais un peu ...

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 ...

Bezludna wyspa, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Bezludna wyspa

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Arrivee a Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Arrivee a Coron

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... amis d'Ivy passent, des gays, donc les invite a nous joindre, et commande un espece de hotdog pas mauvais pour les Philippines. Rentre bourre. Dans la nuit vais aux toilettes, retire le couvercle de la chasse d'eau pour tirer le flotteur manuellement, le ...

Island hopping et Ivy, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Island hopping et Ivy

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Nous levons difficilement, en retard, appelle donc l'agence pour leur dire de nous attendre. Vois Sheryl, deconne avec elle en lui disant d'arreter de m'envoyer des sms car je ne les recois pas, en effet elle est toujours sur son telephone, donc elle ...

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 ...

Typhoon Warning!, Coron city, Philippines travel blog

Typhoon Warning!

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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You might have heard by now... another typhoon is due to hit the Philippines. After gracefully dodging the last one, I'll get thisone in my face! Just today it was upgraded to a category (signal) 3, so it might be rough. Winds of 120-150 km/h are ...

Sangat Island Reserve, Palawan state, Philippines travel blog

Sangat Island Reserve

A travel blog entry by prooke

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... here. They are great crew who seem to really enjoy their jobs. You hear people singing away (a national hobby) in the Philippines and always laughing. in the evening and early morning monkeys creep down from the jungle to steal things. The baby ones ...

Have I seen it before?, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Have I seen it before?

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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... I wasn't too sure if I might have already seen enough karst formations so as not be overawed by this part of the Philippines. Well, I wasn't overwhelmed but it was a beautiful place with some nice beaches. would have liked to stay longer. I got ...

Palawan and a Visit From Nicole, Puerto Princessa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan and a Visit From Nicole

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... to be on the right track with tourism in general.  Good roads and the most knowledgeable guides we have had anywhere in the Philippines.  The first evening we were picked up at our hotel for the Firefly Tour.  It turned out to be a dinner ...

Backtracking....I'm not keen on it!, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Backtracking....I'm not keen on it!

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

Had to go back to Puerto Princesa for a night to get the ferry to Coron. There are boats from El Nido, but as they are "tourist" boats at twice the price I refuse to take them and so prefer to take twice as long to get there for half the money. To get ...

Don't take transport advice from the locals, Taytay, Philippines travel blog

Don't take transport advice from the locals

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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If you do you could miss the only connection of the day and end up in a random town, which also happened to be quite nice with a 17th century Spanish fort, a picturesque waterfront and bay full of islands. People were really friendly too. Not the worst ...

Wrecks, Springs and Slivovice!, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wrecks, Springs and Slivovice!

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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Despite a long and mostly sleepless night, cruising into the Calamain Islands was very picturesque - what I had imagined the Philippines to be. Coron is busy little town with the main tourist attraction being wreck diving - 7 vessels sunk amongst the ...

Wreck diving. My Favourite!!, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck diving. My Favourite!!

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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entry to follow once I've actually done ...

Brief Rest Stop, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Brief Rest Stop

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

Stopped here overnight to rest from the 2 day boat trip and do laundry, etc. Then we are heading off to the Underground river at ...

Incredible Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Incredible Coron

A travel blog entry by stu_kerry

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Again, no upload bandwidth.  No pictures!  We have spent the day on King Kong's island.  Do you remember Skull Island from the classic movie?  Well, we snorkeled there and hiked there and generally lazed around on the beach there. ...

Visa et glande, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Visa et glande

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

Aujourdhui journee de faineants, on se leve vers 9h30, puis allons en tricycle jusqu'a l'immigration, le premier tricycle ne sait pas ou c'est et nous depose au mauvais endroit. EN prenons un autre qui lui nous depose a l'endroit voulu. Au moment de ...

Plongee, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Plongee

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Me leve, laisse Rose comater dans le lit, vais prendre mon petit dejeuner, lis un peu mon livre de cours, remplis quelques exercices, puis vais au centre de plongee. Partons pour la journee, tout d'abord au Lac Baracuda, avec mon instructeur, Andrew, un ...

Remote Palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Remote Palawan

A travel blog entry by fredtrip

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When you land in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, you're first impression is: HOT and DRY! Like hell. With no particular plan to stay around I tried to get a bus to El Nido right away, North of Palawan. But it was too late, so I asked a local tricycle ...

Wreck diving course, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck diving course

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Cette fois-ci Ivy se leve et va travailler pour 8 heures. Moi je me leve vers 8h15, me prepare et me rends direct a l'embarcadere rejoindre Thomas mon instructeur. On est que tous les deux avec le pilote. Je pars pour deux plongees aujourdhui dans le ...

World class wreck diving!, Coron, Philippines travel blog

World class wreck diving!

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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Coron's main attraction lies about 20 - 40 meters under the water surface, where a number of Japanese warships can be explored. During the war in the Pacific in 1944, heavy air strikes in Manila Bay forced the Japanese to move their remaining ships to ...

Palawan Island, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Island

A travel blog entry by tstewy

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Cebu Pacific Airlines Chaufered us to the stunning Island of Palawan. The memorable week was spent doing the following: 1. Island hopping and snorkling in Honda Bay to Pandan island, Snake Island and Reef. 2. Hanging with the friends. 3. ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... and grilled whole fish and salads. I should explain that El Nido has probably one of the best seascapes in the Philippines. The whole area around El Nido has huge limestone cliffs rising out of the sea making for a fantastic and dramatic vista. ...

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