Palawan (still) in my mind – day four: Honda Bay

After conquering my fear of the water from the last two days’ adventures, I got so pumped up for Honda Bay and the three islands that we’re schedule to hop into. Our group of 15 was split into two. Not surprisingly, a little confusion occurred as to which island to go to first. We went…

Palawan (still) in my mind — day two: El Nido

The following day, we were up early to start a 7-island hopping adventure. Along the way, our guide Rocky (who Ate Anette fondly called Papa Rocky, obviously inspired by Lady Gaga’s hit song) showed us interesting sights such as the Helicopter Island (called as such because of its shape), and caves where Balinsasayaw birds’ nests…

Palawan (still) in my mind — the first day

Ten months…that was how long I waited for this trip to finally happen, and it was well worth the long wait! Seven days after that five-day vacation, I still have vivid images of Palawan in my mind. Arriving at the Puerto Princesa airport around 1pm, we went for a quick lunch in Balinsasayaw Restaurant. The…