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Palawan Day 7 – El Nido

I fetched breakfast from El Nido Midtown Bakery – sugary bread – and then a coffee and banana bread from…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 6

We’d slept well at Nellie’s.  We had turned the fan in the room on at full blast.  It drowned out…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 5 – Port Barton

We were bound for Port Barton. Back to the mainland, after a wonderful 2-night stay on Cacnipa Island – a…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 4: Cacnipa Island

The first night on Cacnipa Island was spent in a largely sleepless state – we didn’t want to turn off…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 3: Sabang to Port Barton and Cacnipa Island

Cacnipa Island is where those in the know go to escape the dusty streets and new glut of soulless travellers…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 2: Puerto Princesa to Sabang

The famous subterranean river. One of the most incredible experiences in this part of the world. We were going to…

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Posted in Philippines Travelogue

Palawan Day 1: Puerto Princesa

Palawan has become very popular of late.  As two Chinese tourists started pushing each other in the chests and hurling…

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Posted in Portugal Travelogue

Amarante

A 45 minute drive from Porto takes you past scenes of vineyards, old churches, and into the beautiful village of…

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Posted in Malaysia Travelogue

Langkawi – a Valentine’s Weekend

Crashing through the warm blue waves, skirting mesmerizing limestone karsts, exploring mysterious caves, and parking up on the shore of…

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Posted in Burma Travelogue

Burma Day 7,8,9 – Trek to Inlay Lake

I said goodbye to my big backpack – I was assured I’d see it again in three days.  For I…

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