Club Paradise Palawan
Travel Blogs from Coron
... of limestone standing sentinel to the east, and the rolling brown hills and mountains of Coron to the west.
I was quick to head to sea dive and get a room, as the port and town of Coron were bustling with tourist traffic. After securing a room I luckily found a doctor who informed me the small cough i had picked up in Mindoro was actually bronchitis! early stages of pneumonia as well if i understood her correctly. So i ...
... Maybe we’ll have to go back one day!
One evening after a nice dinner, we got in a tricycle back to the hotel (we got used to these as long as our bags weren’t on the roof!) It should have been a 20 minute journey but the driver stopped to put a litre of petrol (80p) in his bike and then about half a mile down the road the bike stalled. He had to undo the tank and tip it to have enough to get us back to the ...
... to freak me out a bit. You can know too much about what's coming your way!
Local TV seems to suggest the storm is almost here - it's almost 7pm. Within the next hour or two they say. It's apparently the diameter of western Europe - 1700 km across. It's heading towards Culion island, which is the island next to us. Cripes.
It's the waiting that's the worst part. Not knowing when it's going to suddenly hit and what it'll do when it does arrive. We're going ...
... and not very developed, so if you didn't want to dive, there wouldn't be a greet deal to do. There were no beaches that were accessible and the roads were pot hole filled dirt tracks. The diving however was fantastic. I went on 6 dives in total around Japanese vessels sunk during the Second World War. The coral that had grown since was beautiful and there was an abundance of life down there. However the best part was squeezing into the narrow passage ways in the dark and ...
Most recently I have begun to discover the Philippines, well at least Manila. I never wanted to come here but then things changed, and I met a young lady who would open my eyes to a world beyond my own. Oline, or Norlina, lives in a provincial town outside of Manila, but like so many of her fellow Filipinos, hasn't explored the country, but then ...
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