Courting Coron: Day 4

For about 1 1/2 hours from Coron town, we took our boat to Malcapuya Island. We carried our snorkels but were told there’s really nothing to see. It is only now, while researching about the island, that I find out the waters surrounding the island is known for its colony of clams. Will this change my habit…

Courting Coron: Day 3

First on the itinerary on our third day in Coron was Siete Pecados, known for its cluster of seven rocks surrounded by rich marine life. In fact, I believe it’s considered a marine reserve and acknowledged as the best snorkeling spot in Coron. I didn’t see all seven rocks. I heard someone from the group…

Courting Coron: Day 2

We were at the pier around 4:30AM for our 3 1/2-hour ride to Calauit Island.The sea was calm in slumber as we sliced through it. Our only companion then was the sleepy moon above us, serving as our lone guide toward Calauit. It drizzled for a while when we got there, but immediately dissipated by…

Courting Coron: Day 1

Arriving late at the Busuanga Airport due to delayed flight, our group split into two and went straight to our respective hotels. First on our itinerary would have been a trek up Mt. Tapyas, but most of us were too tired from our noontime trip from Manila. Mt. Tapyas would have given us a full…