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Travel Blogs from Puerto Princesa
... fee - 150.00
Starfish Island entrance fee - 50.00
Cowrie island entrance fee - 75.00
Lu-li Island entrance fee - 50.00
If you want to stay longer, never missed to visit the Underground River in Sabang.
Note: prices was at the time of travel (2013).
Time to say goodbye to the tropical islands and beaches and head for the city - Puerto Princesa. The buses to drive the 6/7/8 hours (depending which option you chose!) south are all expensive. Even the local bus that stops everywhere is expensive. So I've gone for the slightly quicker van option as there really was very little difference in price. Annoyingly, after paying for an extortionate ticket, they don't even pick you up. So I needed a motorbike taxi (tricycle) ...
... was saved :-) We finally were able to test if it is true that the Philippines has the cheapest beer in the world. And in fact - in the Katabom bar the 0.3 liter bottle of "San Miguel" costs only 40 Euro cents during happy hour - and after only 70 cents! This small cozy Reggaebar we liked immediately, but we did not know then that we would come back faster than we thought. Because first of all we wanted to find our favorite beach, since Puerto Princesa itself has not a ...
... and swam and got some pretty awesome sun burns. We ate some delicious island foods and got to see 2 of the 7000 islands in the Philippines.
The next couple days were filled with relaxing and enjoying the weather. We flew back to Manila and then had a 3 hour bus ride ahead of us to make it to the City we were flying out of to go to Thailand. We weren't overly impressed by Angeles City but we didn't stay for ...
... is at the same height as the motorcycle, and it is boxy and large, probably the same width as a porta-potty, which is REAL generous, compared to the "two-thirds a wine barrel" sized ones in the Cordillera region. Still, with Rob being literally twice the size of the average local, it's still a very tight squeeze if he attempts to sit beside me, so we cram in facing each other instead. No complaints, it's a very efficient, affordable ...
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