FACTS ON PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN

Puerto Princesa City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa), the capital of Palawan, is a first class city in the Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 210,508 people in 33,306 households. It is famous for its crocodile farm, underground river and numerous dive spots. It is also the second largest city in the Philippines (after Davao City) in terms of total land area.

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with its underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it flows directly into the sea, and the lower portion of the river is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full mountain to the sea ecosystem and protects forests, which are among the most significant in Asia.


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A VISIT TO PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN PHILIPPINES

NONE among those who have been to Palawan would say "no" when asked if they want to visit the place again. I've heard nothing but very good feedbacks about this place.Half curious and half thirsting for another one of those rewarding vacations, I joined my friends and headed for Palawan... We stayed in Puerto Princesa. But be it El Nido, Puerto Princesa, Aman Pulo, or wherever... Palawan offers nothing but good and happy memories for its visitors to pack and bring home with them when their stay is over.


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AIRPORT TO HOTEL, PUERTO PRINCESA

ARRIVING IN PUERTO PRINCESA...

AT THE AIRPORT tourists are met by different local travel agencies with different tour package deals offered to arriving visitors. It doesn't matter which of those agents you pick to act as your guide/s around Palawan as they all offer equally good and satisfactory services.


Palawan's political leader has really done a good job out there. Almost zero crime rate, honest local citizens, clean environment, and they protect everything they have in Palawan from Wild toMarine Life. My best guess is... 90% of Palawan locals are HONEST.

FOR MORE TRAVEL TIPS AND FACTS ABOUT PALAWAN, VISIT SHANAH'S BLOG ON DISCOVERING PALAWAN

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