Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center
Travel Blogs from Coron
Waking up here in our cabin in Coron, has been much quieter than our other mornings. The sounds here are crickets, lots of boisterous birds, and geckos. A few of them are living inside with us. Christine discovered one rather large gecko ( lizard really) living behind a painting on her side of the bed. She wasn't happy about this and tried very …
... are prime viewing locations. What a great opportunity. This was a once in a lifetime experience.
We rented a motorbike a few times over the next couple weeks. Even if it's not for transportation to a particular place, going out for a cruise in the great Filipino weather is good fun. After a few days in the Moalboal area and visiting the Kawasan waterfalls we jumped over to Coron at the top of the Palawan island chain. In 1944 the all encompassing WWII had ...
After many hours spent in transport, buses, Jeepneys, tricycles, boats, ferries, and hiking up steps with our backpacks we made it to Coron. This was actually the one place that i knew very little about. But I heard.... It was amazing. They film a lot of movies around here. The scenes where the boats are sailing through the large limestone cliffs, surrounded by the turquoise blue water, with nothing but blue sky's reflecting On the water below.. silence and serenity. This place, ...
... was literally not one other person on the island, never mind in sight. We did a lot of snorkelling and were thrilled to see two turtles and tons of other fish, including flying fish. We also lazed about on the beach, taking in the sun and getting in some reading.
The crew made sure we were constantly entertained. The boys tried fishing but had no luck and it was left to the crew to catch our dinner. One day, a few people went collecting sea urchins to eat. ...
... is quite common, and that would not have been a fun experience at the depth we were planning to go to. All in all, I think I was quite relieved.
This meant that I joined Gen and the CIFs on a little island hopping and snorkelling tour around Coron island. The scenery was stunning, and some of the snorkelling was pretty good, including snorkelling over a wreck. I practised my free diving, while the CIFs donned ...
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