Willy's Pension House
Travel Blogs from Puerto Princesa
... on the other side of us. I nod and softly say "Hello" in return. It is strange, but I am being mistaken for being a local several times each day. I get spoken to in Tagalog all the time, and I'm always addressed as "Po", a term usually reserved for the locals, it seems. (Rob has been at the receiving end of "Merry Christmas, Colonel" / "Hello Americano" repeated by a little girl following him around / "Nice hat, Indiana Jones" / "Hey Joe" - for G.I.Joe / and "Sir ...
... fishing village. Everywhere we went we were greeted with warm smiles and locals saying "hello" to us. Philippinos truly are very friendly people and you can't believe all the bad press - i.e. kidnappings, murders, and the like - happening in the southern islands.
That pretty much was all there was to do in PP. We were going to stay another 2 nights but as there was nothing more to do in the city we decided to travel a little further north the ...
... Besides, going down is more difficult than climbing up.
I go ahead for this is my first time to do zip line and almost numb while closing my eyes when started the frictionless motion of the rope. In the middle, I adjusted, relaxed and really enjoyed the ride.
We left the Ugong Rock with a smile for most of us are first timer. We arrived in Puerto Princesa at 1630H.
DINNER AT KA LUI. The most suggested restaurant by locals. This ...
... throughout the day.
Once we felt confident we weren't under attack we jumped in to check out the long reef just offshore. Turns out it was the best of the bunch since I'd been on the boat. The spots of live coral brought lots of fish and other reef life. And the steep drop off at the end of the reef brought in some cooler water and bigger fish as well.
Now comes possibly the most unbelievable (and by that I mean ...
... would simply upload the
lyrics on their mobiles and hold them close to their face while
read-singing the words. Classy!
the start of the evening it was mostly tourists in the bar but by the
end of the evening the Filipinos had rightfully reclaimed their
territory. These guys know how to party on a Monday night!Entertainment
was provided by the table of lady boys next to us, at varying levels
of convinicingness. Two were obviously the It girls ...