Just arrived from the beautiful city of Puerto Princesa three nights ago. I spent four days and three nights at the so-called “City Within the Forest” with my dear friends Ada and Shena. I was looking forward for the said trip due to the following reasons: 1.) We didn’t have concrete plans in mind 2.) We’re all first-timers and 3.) My dad once tried his luck in Puerto Princesa and even considered moving there to start a new life ten years ago.
I can say that the said trip to Palawan is the best trip ever. A lot of realizations were made and the beauty of the Philippines is much more appreciated. You would have thought that Underground River, which i can describe as ‘wonderfully weird’Â is found in our very own country? Who would have thought that Puerto Princesa is really THAT big? Who would have thought we have such wonderful beaches that the foreign tourists loves? Who would have thought I’d rather choose Aegis over Paramore? Hahaha 😛
The Puerto Princesa Trip is still overwhelming on my part up to this day. I will give you a few keywords just to give you an idea: One Rover’s Place, Balayong Festival, Aegis, Piolo Pascual, Aljur Abrenica, Kinabuchs, Dangkalan Resort, Sabang Beach, Underground River, Crispy Kangkong, Buffet Lunch, Temptation Island-like Short Film, Bayawak, Badjao Seafront, Honday Bay Tour, Snorkeling, Fish Feeding, Kape in the middle of the Dagat, Luli Island, Pandan Island, Snake Island, Emo Treetop, Ka Lui, Videoke, Lotus Garden, Gluttony Fail, Butterfly Garden, Tiangge Tiangge, Empake, Airport, Manila, Stress, Reality. It is also the time wherein I realized that I am willing to take risk on certain things especially if i know that I am on the right side.
I will try my very best to blog about the whole Puerto Princesa experience. I’m still waiting for the photos to be uploaded. To be honest, four days and three nights is not enough to explore Puerto Princesa alone. How I wish I can go back there and explore more. There’s so much to love about Puerto Princesa and yes, the people there are very hospitable and funny. They never ran out of jokes! I would like to congratulate Mayor Edward Hagedorn and the rest of the Palawenos for a job well done. Your city is truly a pride of the Philippines.