Palawan

Exploring Coron with Coron EcoLodge! [SP]

Posted on May 14, 2013

Coron EcoLodge – stay at the heart of Coron town! Coron EcoLodge invited me to revisit Coron, Palawan to experience their new accommodation located at the heart of the town. I was picked up at the airport and brought to the boutique hotel centrally located in Coron town along Real St, a short walk away from all the restaurants, markets, souvenir shops, boat piers and banks. They have clean and cozy standard A/C rooms, good for two persons, are at PHPRead More

El Nido, Palawan: Paradise Found

Posted on January 4, 2012

This unedited article is for a commissioned travel featurein Travel 3Sixty magazine of AirAsia, January 2012. The map was beautifully colored in… Then on one of a cluster of small islands I noticed a black mark. An X mark. I looked closer. Written underneath in tiny letters was the word ‘Beach’.                – Alex Garland, The Beach“Slow and steady,” I muttered to myself, drawing perseverance from the small brown snail beside me inching itsRead More

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Posted on September 7, 2010

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park features a limestone karst mountain landscape with an 8.2 km. navigable underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it winds through a cave before flowing directly into the South China Sea. It includes major formations of stalactites and stalagmites, and several large chambers. The lower portion of the river is subject to tidal influences. Before the discovery of a Mexican river in 2007, this underground river was reputed to beRead More

Coron: Crown of Palawan

Posted on August 31, 2010

An archipelagic spattering of limestone called Coron in northern Palawan has created a labyrinthine paradise of incredible seaside cliffs, coral reefs, white-sand coves, lagoons and brackish lakes. There’s much to see and do for the adventurer: feed reef fishes at Siete Pecados, snorkel along the underwater cliffs of Kayangan and Barracuda Lakes, challenge yourself to dive down and touch Skeleton Wreck, or play Survivor at secluded Banul Beach. Gazebo at Mt. Tapyas Viewpoint Cattle along the Airport Road Coron IslandRead More