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28
Aug
17

Palawan Chronicles: El Nido, et al

There are still a few things that I’d like to save for posterity from my epic Palawan trip.  That includes some interesting sights from Taytay to El Nido, and the little airport as well.

Last view of Apulit Island from our boat.

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16
Aug
17

Palawan Chronicles: Hanging On

Apulit Island may be small, but three days are still not enough to fully enjoy this paradise.  But before we finally depart, there’s just one more “crazy” thing I wanted to do…

Soaking in the view from our balcony one last time…

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10
Aug
17

Guided Tours via Running?!

I was looking for possible races to join for my upcoming business trip on the other side of the world when I stumbled upon this website offering guided running tours.  It’s like something that came out of my fantasy!

Screenshot of cityrunningtours.com

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03
Aug
17

Palawan Chronicles: Meeting the “Locals”

We only have one full day at Apulit Island so time is of the essence!  Gotta do what we gotta do, and this day turned out better than I had anticipated.  Here’s our second day at the island.

Good morning, Apulit Island!

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31
Jul
17

Palawan Chronicles: Exploring Apulit Island, El Nido Resorts

Since we only have three days to spend, we spared no time and quickly got involved in one of the many activities on the island practically the moment we checked in.  Here’s what we did the rest of our first day.

Welcome to Apulit Island, El Nido Resorts, Palawan!

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10
Jul
17

Palawan Chronicles: The Trip to Paradise

Palawan is called the Philippines’ “last frontier” and joins the ranks of “the best islands in the world” among travel websites and magazines these past few years.  And so, when an opportunity to visit the province came, deciding was easy.  And this would be one of my most epic getaways so far.

Somewhere over Luzon

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16
Jun
17

Lost and Found

I was in the midst of covering the 2017 Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay when a lapse of judgment caused me to break my phone and lose my recently taken photos with it.  Months later, I was able to revive my phone and was glad to recover the shots I thought would be lost forever.

One of the photos I took while running; until now I don’t know what this ship docked in Alava Pier is…

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