Travel Blogs from Palawan
... ready for the appointed time. The trouble was she neglected to tell half of the tour, so come the appointed time, half were ready, the rest not. We eventually left 1 hour later, some of us not impressed, especially with her line, 'they loved it so much, they couldn't pull themselves away', which should have read 'due to my laziness and total disinterest, some didn't know what was happening'. These tours stand or fall for two reasons in ...
... sand spit that connects the two larger islands is shaped like a snake. Fun to hike through the native jungle and see the views of the islands around the protected Bacuit Bay.
Another 20 minutes on the boat from Snake Island we came to Cormagon Island, so named for the tribal artifacts that were discovered here in the cave that we "belly-crawled" into. It was a beautiful cave, with spectacularly colored translucent green rock on the sides of the cave and natural ...
... br> All I did in the evening was check in to my room, have a brief chat with some drunk European backpackers in the lobby drinking rum and coconut juice (in a coconut shell of course), shower, and sleep. I planned on getting an early bus in the morning up to El Nido in north Palawan.
A good start so far! (no pictures from my first day here - nothing until El Nido!)
... is that Sabang generates itīs electricity only from generators. While the resorts are of course supplied 24 hours, the beach huts only had electricity from 18h till 22h. So... not even the fan worked at night - Grrrr, I could kick Thomas for this fantastic idea of him!
To make it short - we had a great night at this beautiful beach and then a horror night in the hut. The heat was almost unbearable and we woke up from all kinds of sounds which came from the roof ...
... is. Even the children with nothing know more English then some of the people traveling. We asked them if they learn both English and Filipino at school at the same time and they said yes. It was just so impressive all of them. It was also very interesting to learn about their culture from a child. And a normal child. Not one that goes to a private school one that lives in a small shack with their parents and many other siblings. Before this walk I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking