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Travel Blogs from Puerto Princesa
... on the pretext of checking out the beach. We were probably known as the weirdos-who-stare-at-the-sea-a-lot-with out-wanting-pictures-of-themselves-flas hing-peace-signs.
The journey back was somewhat more bearable on our ears. Perhaps drowsy from lunch, our resident talking head only made a dozen or so comments instead of the rat-tat-tat-tat-tat machine gun pace chatter on the way in. Unfortunately, because I was seated just in front of her, I still heard ...
... tour guide. At 1800H, together with other groups, we boarded to a big boat and sailed to the mangrove site. There the group divided into two, comprises of 10 people each group. Us, the first group will continue sailing further using the small motorized boat on the river at the mangrove site. The other half will take their dinner in the big boat.
There we are, we transferred to the small boat and sailed toward the river deeper on the mangrove. While in ...
... hit up double digit DVD stalls and were met mostly with disapproving looks. In fact one woman was saying "No" before Amanda even finished the question. Which led to the follow-up, "What about Alien 3?" and another "No." Curious considering there were multiple copies stapled to to the wall. In the end, we passed on Alien 3 and despite Tim Riggins on the cover, John Carter as well.
If you're keeping track, that's Boone's and John ...
... to say that they came in very handy!
Given the driver's love
of his accelerator, despite the unsurfaced road and two roof top
passengers, and his unique way of driving – why only use one lane
when you can veer between the two, particularly at blind corners?! -
we managed the looooong journey in a miraculous five hours. Wanting
to remain conscious in order to discover if your life does actually
flash before your eyes when you're about to die, ...
... there were of course all the usual market wares, you know dried out fish, t-shirts, cheesy bracelets and necklaces, do not worry I am bringing some home for all of you, especially the dried fish, it keeps forever!
We then left the urban area, and made our way to a crocodile farm, this was kind of weird because it is a crocodile farm for meat, but it is also the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, is it just me or do the two not really go together. ...
Other places to stay in Puerto Princesa
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