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... reviews: Princesa Michaela's Resort. I was greeted by a very charming and accommodating voice so even if I got a little bit wary when I was told that an overnight stay only costs P250 a night for 2 persons, I still requested for a reservation.
I have already stayed in several Palawan hotels so I know that there are really cheap but decent places to stay at P1, 200 to P1, 500 a night but P250? There must be something ...
... honest. And usually you can add two more hours on to their quote.. Yikes.
Our other option is to take a boat. The boats here look like large canoes with side frames that balance them in the water, called Bangkas, withsmall motors to get them moving. They usually seat 6-8 people. We found the one tourist agency in town( a shack with one woman and her cell phone and a sign advertising the best agency in town) of course shes the best!! Shes the only one.
... in Puerto Princesa.
I spent the day eating, reading, laying and walking on the beach, and checking on Arny, who was cooped up watching movies.
In the evening I chatted with this hilarious cartoonish German couple we'd befriended and an assortment of other travelers.
Yesterday Arny left me, barely able to breathe, heading back to Puerto Princesa.
I went ...
Today was a chill day.
The girls walked around, looking for a book exchange, and Arny and I layed on the beach and had a little dip in the water. When we started feeling guilty about being so lazy we went for a little walk through a village to another little beach. On the walk back we were accosted by the sweetest kid, Peter, ...
We had a quick lunch (a veggie burger!!), then started hunting for accommodation, quickly realizing that it's Chinese New Year and everywhere is fully booked. We grabbed the last bed in town, a bungalow at Barton Bistro where we'd had lunch. They were kind enough to throw a couple mattresses in a mosquito net tent on the grown so we could all camp out together, slumber party style, and all had a bed for ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet