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Puerto Princesa (Day 3) – City Tour

Puerto Princesa (Day 3) – City Tour

Day two was indeed a blast touring El Nido. Time to leave this paradise and be back to Puerto Princesa. We were fetched in La Casa Teresa early in the morning. Good thing there were no other passengers, just us, so the travel was comfortable. We were accompanied by Ate Gem (from the travel agency). We […]

El Nido, Palawan (Day 2) – Island Hopping – Tour A

El Nido, Palawan (Day 2) – Island Hopping – Tour A

There are 4 island hopping tours being offered in El Nido known as Tour A, B, C and D. The package we booked with the travel agency only includes El Nido Island Hopping – Tour A, which I think is the most popular. At that time I’m not aware of the different island tours, didn’t […]

Palawan Day 1 – The Road to El Nido

Palawan Day 1 – The Road to El Nido

El Nido is about 420 km (260 mi) southwest of Manila and 238 km (148 mi) northeast of Puerto Princesa which is Palawan’s capital. It is a first class municipality and managed resource protected area. Last year (2014), Palawan emerged as No. 1 in the Top 30 Islands of the World poll by US magazine Conde’ […]

Camiguin White Island – So Near Yet So Far

Camiguin White Island – So Near Yet So Far

We plan to leave the island after lunch so we are advised by Kuya Chris to go to the famous White Island in Camiguin early morning instead. We’re up by 4:30 AM but it’s raining so it’s impossible to go there this early. We went back to sleep and do it in the afternoon instead since its high tide […]

Another Attempt on Surfing – Bagasbas Beach

Another Attempt on Surfing – Bagasbas Beach

It started to drizzle as we reached Vinzons’ port. We arrived at Vinzons’ at 12:55PM. We headed to Kuya Nano’s house then a side trip to Bagasbas beach. We’re in Bagasbas by 1:45PM. We had our lunch at Surfer’s Dine Inn. As we’re having lunch rain became heavier with thunder and lightning. We’re hesitant to […]

Calaguas Island 101

Calaguas Island 101

Bits of Info At this time, there are no commercial establishments in the island, no electricity, no mobile and internet network. Well there is mobile network somewhere but definitely it’s not Globe. For DIY travel, provide tent, foods and drinking water, and most important charge your camera before leaving the mainland. The ideal visit to Calaguas […]

Calaguas – The Saga Continues (Day 2)

Calaguas – The Saga Continues (Day 2)

A child in me had been waiting for daybreak but since it rained last night we’re not able to see Mr. Sun rising, but still I’m all smile. I really love the feeling of waking up with a view of the beach. There’s a feeling of calmness within me. I feel so pacified. Our plan […]