Experiencing Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Out of all the places I’ve ever been to in the Philippines, this one’s my favorite. It is so clean and it makes me proud that such a place exists in my country. It gives me some sort of hope that we can still be as clean as Singapore, if we wanted to.

We went on a tour and met a lot of nice people. It reminded me of when I was in Thailand – foreigners everywhere, accommodating tour guides, smiles, sand, and beach! We stayed at a beachfront resort, though the beach wasn’t really swimmable, the overall service was okay. Their breakfast was a disappointment, and their restaurant didn’t have as much options. The good thing was, Puerto Princesa was a place full of restaurants with good food. And our resort was accommodating enough to drive their guests to the town proper when they want to go out.  We tried Kalui and Balinsasayaw which were both great.

Here are some photos from the tour:

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The bar at the resort restaurant.
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The dog at the resort.
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A flower that our tour van had to stop for so we could take pictures. I don’t know what kind of flower this is but took a picture anyways.

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Candles at the church.
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Immaculate Conception Church
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Crocodile skin at the Crocodile Farm
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Colored croc skin.
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Croc skull.
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This lady was rockin’ the tour in her heels and skirt. I pity her feet.
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Ohai there crocky.
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Interesting place. We bought tamilok here.
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Cute miniature cakes! <3
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Hello pretty horse!
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A house on top of the mountains. Sofa king cool.
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Big fish.
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Reena eating tamilok. Didn’t really get to try it. Oh, and say hi to the Mang Inasal sign behind her. Teehee.
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Where we were dropped off for our Underground River tour.
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Underground River!
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Awesome peeps!
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Inside the cave
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Inside the cave
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Inside the cave
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Pretty Sabine playing in the water.
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Awesome rock formation.
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Yes, still awesome rock formation. Hahaha
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Sabang Zipline!
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Reena ziplining over the water!
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Ohai there!
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Mother and Daughter
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Sabine after the zipline rush!
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Elephant something cave
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Vietnam Village
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Isla Pandan. We ate banana cue, halo-halo, grilled stuff, and swam in the clear waters!
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Kame desu. Hahaha
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Off to coral snorkeling.

This was definitely a trip I won’t forget. In fact, I can go back to Puerto Princesa over and over and over. ‘Hope you enjoyed the pictures as much as I enjoyed this trip! Next to visit: Coron and El Nido. *crosses fingers* –RA