Coron, Palawan

Regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Coron in Palawan continues to attract visitors both locally and internationally. Now I know what the fuss is all about, words can’t really do any justice to its remarkable marine life and aerial beauty. I want to share some of my aerial and underwater snapshots that would make you want to book the next flight to Coron.

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Green Lagoon Coron, Palawan

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Green Lagoon Coron, Palawan

I was in awe the first time I set my eyes on this lagoon, it was stunningly beautiful. The water is so clear, so pure, and aquamarine. Taking a plunge from the boat into the cold water is such a bliss. I remember we were all giggles while we were swimming.

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Twin Lagoon Coron, Palawan

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Twin Lagoon Coron, Palawan

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Twin Lagoon Coron, Palawan

If you visit Coron on a budget, I suggest Coron Backpacker Guesthouse. They offer one of the cheapest rates, you can get a room for P500.00 which is a good deal especially for solo backpackers. They offer free coffee, a kitchen to cook and eat, and a living room to socialize with other guests. It’s very homey and the staffs are friendly.

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Barracuda Lake Coron, Palawan

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Freediving at Barracuda Lake Coron

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Freediving at Barracuda Lake Coron

You haven’t really experienced Coron if you missed Barracuda and Kayangan Lake. They are two of the most popular attractions. The thing is you need to avail Tour A and B to experience both otherwise you can also rent a private boat and choose the destinations that you prefer. Please note that the entrance fees are not included when you choose a private tour.

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Skeleton Wreck Coron, Palawan

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Skeleton Wreck Coron, Palawan

Coron offers a remarkable marine life, you must try scuba diving to see some WWII shipwrecks otherwise you can always do free diving. It’s fun and inexpensive, you just need to bring your freeediving fins and mask and you’re all set.

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Coron, Palawan

I’m in love with this place, I mean who wouldn’t right? It’s such a beauty.

The Thin Gauze of Doubt and The Multiverse

Wonderful photos and beautiful words. This writing soothes the soul.

Global Sojourns Photography

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The scene is one I can imagine centuries ago. A young man overlooking his homeland, within his reach a promise of a career to ensure him of a great life. A “normal life” both he and his family have dreamt about since he was a kid.

His dream at his fingertips, he does not move. He sits there perplexed at the struggle within his soul. A piece of him desires something very different, something unknown. He can taste the adrenalin of this uncertainty.

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Two thoughts tangle, tearing him up. A decision has to be made. A divergence of his universe, in one he will stand up, walk back to the village and accept his career to settle into a normal life, while in the other he’ll look over his land one last time and accept adventure as his new destiny.

The divergence was instantaneous.

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He sits motionless, wondering which spirit…

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Hello WordPress :)

Hello WordPress! It’s been a long time. I actually managed to have my own website but I couldn’t keep up due to my schedule so I guess I would just take blogging easily and just enjoy writing without any pressure 🙂 Well I want to share about my recent addiction. Yes, I’m into Freediving now. Who would have thought that a girl who loves mountains is now a “mermaid”. I’m just a beginner but I really want to be a good freediver soon.

This photo was taken in Anilao, Batangas where I had my freediving lesson with my scuba diving instructor. You don’t need to go far if you’re from Manila, it’s just 2-3 hrs travel.

Hope to post my backlogs soon! They’re just way too many. See you 🙂

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The Hidden Falls

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Height: 80 meters
Jump-off point: Brgy. Balian, Pangil, Laguna
Trail length: 2-3 hours
Registration fee: P25.00

“Not all who wanders are lost” This is a famous line for travelers. I always see this in photo captions but I’m not really sure who came up with this idea or who authored this famous quote. I, however wander because I wanna get lost totally, I want to empty my cup and learn from the experiences and people along the way.

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Not everyone gets to see life from other people’s perspective, like how these two young local boys hike for hours to help their parents in charcoal making. I wasn’t able to immerse myself on what they do but I somehow saw their way of life just by talking to them and asking them questions. Sometimes, we can never realize how blessed  we are unless we spend time with those less fortunate ones. We can never taste how great the food is unless we experience real hunger and we can never appreciate the comfort of having our own roof and luxurious place unless we experience getting soaked with the rain.

a fallen flower on the soil

This is a flower fallen on a muddy soil, we oftentimes just pass on it without a second glance. Not everyone has the eyes to see its beauty.

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what i see

what i see

saw this horse along the way

saw this horse along the way

God’s gift
nature's jacuzi

nature’s jacuzi

standing on a rock

standing on a rock

love of nature love of the humankind love for animals  brings glory to God

love of nature
love of the humankind
love for animals
brings glory to God

 

HOW TO GET THERE:

Situated in Brgy. Balian, Pangil Laguna,  the place can be reached either via Tanay, Rizal route or Fami, Laguna

We traveled using a private vehicle via Fami Laguna route.

Here’s how to get there via public transpo, credits to iamnoempty.weebly.com

Via Tanay Rizal

1. At Chowking Edsa Central, ride a Jeepney bound for Tanay Rizal.

  • Drop off point: Tanay Market, Jeepney will stop at the Terminal.

2. Ride another Jeep bound for Siniloan, Laguna.

  • Drop off point: Siniloan Public Market, then Ride a Tricycle

3. From Siniloan Public Market, Ride a Tricycle

  • Drop off Point : Brgy. Balian Hall

 

EXPENSES:

guide=300 pesos/4 persons

reg fee = 25 pesos

gas and toll fee. P1200/4 persons

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY:

0430 Assembly at TELETECH ROXAS
0500 ETD TELETECH ROXAS
0830 ETA Greenhouse Pangil Laguna
0900 Registration,Final Prep, Secure Guide
0930 Start Trek
1130 ETA Buntot Palos, swim, eat, pictures

1330 Descent
1530 ETD jump off
1630 Back to Manila