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Travel Blogs from Puerto Princesa
... cities almost with no sidewalks and with habitual buildings. However all the cities are really clean.
The islands we visited are covered by tropical forests. One of the main attraction there is the sea beaches but we tried to skip them in order to avoid their comparison with French Polynesia. However yesterday we went to a bay anyway, and watched beautiful reefs and fishes. Still this is not the beauty of French Polynesia with its azure lagoons and clearest water.
... was fascinating and the way of life was eye-opening. There's the saying, "somewhere someone is happier with less". I think that will always remind us of our time in the Philippines, remembering how the people have very little in terms of possessions, and yet they seem happy just to be alive. We are so grateful to have had the chance to visit this wonderful island, to celebrate two amazing years together and to be able to come back and share our stories with our friends and ...
... wifi, and so began the next nightmare. How? It got done, but it wasn't pretty!We fully expected to be fined for overstaying (theoretically) by a day - the flight being just after midnight - but we weren't, so that cheered us up. The flight didn't, even had to pay for water! and we had no pisos. Jon got moved to extra legroom, though.Although we and our baggage were checked through to PP we had to do immigration ...
July 10, 2013
bitter sweet feeling leaving Boracay. We have spent so much time here that it
has started to feel like somewhat of a home. That being said, we couldn't be
happier that everyone is healthy enough to travel and we are all super excited
to see new things and start a new adventure. One tuk tuk ride, one ferry ride,
one bus ride and two flights later we finally made it to Puerto Princessa. We
found a tuk ...
... extremely nice to us and took care of us right away! They took all our old bandages off with extreme care and gave us new treatment and patched us up again. Really nice nurses that you could talk with and laugh with, great vibe.
We proceeded to a nearby guest house where we got an air-conditioned room to slowly ease our pains. The guest house we actually stayed at was really nice, the hosts were great and we had a front view of the spanish fort that many people come see in ...