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We arrived into Puerto Princesa in the early afternoon on Wednesday. As we got on the run way Once we got off the plane, we booked a tour for the Underground River for Thursday early morning pick-up. We then ventured off like locals, taking a tricycle to the San Jose bus terminal and hopped on a bus straight to Maoyon---the place we will be staying at in Honda Bay. In order to get to our resort we took the bus to KM 53.5 (instead of street signs along the highway, they ...
... number. But, the time passed quickly because the area was shady and beautiful. We watched monkeys playing in the trees over our heads, and sometimes coming down to see what we had (that they might steal).
Eventually our boat number came up and we piled for the trip into the underground cave. This boat was quite small. Everyone was given life vests and hard hats to wear.
The small boat took us inside the cave (maybe about 1/4 ...
... br> the route also has a lot of mosquitoes so bug-spray is optional.
Puerto Princesa also offers island hopping just a few minutes
away from the city district. Honda Bay is home to islands (each with its own
white sand beach) that are named based on their traits. The bay is suitable for
diving and snorkelling due to the multiple patched of coral and marine life
located there. ...
Seeing the baywalk in the distance, through the dour drizzle, we lumbered on. To get there, we crossed through a shanty town, built on stilts in the delta. The locals, peeking out of the doorways of their ramshackle abodes, looked perplexed. Just what were these two blonde tourists doing, stepping carefully through the shanty town and over bridge planks in their flip-flops, trying not to fall in the suspicious-looking puddles? Some kids braved the rain and ran out to ...
... of paradise.
The next day we were up for some island hopping – the main thing people do in El Nido. A small wooden boat brought us to a few outlying islands for snorkeling and swimming. It was just great - beside some hidden beaches, small lagoons and even a cave we saw a lot of fishes of all kind. It was really astonishing to see the abundance of sea life around the different reefs. What a great day!
After a lazy day of ...