Ardent Suites Hotel and Spa Inc.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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I keep track of all of my travels via a relatively unknown but highly useful website called Virtual Tourist (http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/eb 75/) It was at a Virtual Tourist members meet-up in London in 2012 that Anya and I met David, and that's how we ended up here in Palawan, an island in the Philippines. David is British but has lived on Palawan for over 20 years and he convinced us at that meeting that Palawan was worth adding to one of our future itineraries. ...
Well that's what the brochure said! We woke at about 5, the early breakfasts pre booked, on time and as nice as usual. Pick up time was at 6.30, we finished our breakfast at 6.15, one minute later, 'your pick up his here!' OK, we are on our way, 5 minutes later, we are in the bus and off we go. We were the first pick up! We arrive for the next, we wait, and wait, and..... Hi, good morning. Next pick up, we wait and wait, next pick up, OK you get the story! ...
... The following morning I had to get up at 7am to go to the booking office to book the underground river for the following day. Once I arrived you could see how busy it was going to be on the day. They gave me a ticket with a number on it, I had to wait for my number to be called out before going to the desk. It was really well organised. It wasn't long until my number was called and before I knew it I was on my way back to the hostel.
I had a couple of ...
... that we should stay in Puerto Princessa. My birthday was a perfect day, the previous evening Henry offered to cook us all a birthday meal! Henry and i talk about cheese a lot, he is french so he knows about these things, our main concern is blue cheese, so fittingly he cooked us a great meal, blue cheese with Gorgonzola sauce over a lovely cut of beef steak, it was great! we sat up on the rooftop eating and having a few beers, it really was perfect. On the morning of ...
... the Underground River which in itself was spectacular. It is difficult to explain the feelings one gets being inside a cave for close to an hour in a canoe - in total blackness except for a single torch each boat has. The different rock formations, their colours and shapes, the bats - my mind just started floating like I was in a dream or on some kind of drug. It was eerie. I would assume it is the effect on the mind or brain of ...