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... able to have days exactly like today.
July 12, 2013
Romy's.. it's been a slice. But it's time that we move on to bigger and better.
The breakfast was less questionable today, Romy provided some fresh fruit for
us which was delicious. We took our hotel shuttle back into town around noon
where we checked into Sunlight Guest House. Team A had recommended this hotel
to Team B (B stands for beauties) because it was ...
... and we have to admit to loving this place! A lot of people turn their noses up at Khaosan Road and its area but we love it! Its a crazy little place that never sleeps. It's bright and loud and full of ridiculous looking people who all seem to want to win the same "I'm the most original person in the world' award but that's what makes it so good! We can nurse an ice tea for hours watching all the crazies mosey on by!
... this was usual practice throughout the Philippines! On route the bus stopped in the middle of nowhere in this "pre organised" restaurant where they obviously all go for commission based sales. We ate some rice and calamari which for a portion we were given 5 rings!!! of which 3 we could not get our teeth through so passed onto the dog and even they spat them out!! That is saying something! We safely reached Puerto Princesa earlier than we thought and were dumped out ...
... and informative. He was a friendly, enthusiastic fella, but "We call this one Sharon…. Sharon Stone!" and every other rock apparently looking like the Virgin Mary, the Nativity, the 3 Wise Men, or Jesus' face just got old really quick. The other options offered were an assortment of vegetables: "This one is giant carrot", "This one is rotten corn", "Giant mushroom" and so on.
It felt like there was so much more to learn and appreciate from ...
I got to Passay around 3:30pm where I hop into a taxi to head out for my Cebu Pacific flight to Pallawan at 6:30pm.
So excited to start my beach adventure.
I got to Palawan at 8pm. I met Christie from France in the airport. We got a tricycle for 15 pesos each to the city. I stayed in the Banawa Art House for 350pesos for a dorm. The place is a real art house. I loved it so much.
Other places to stay in Puerto Princesa
Sabang, Puerto Princesa | Ranchfrom $20