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Headed to Palawan: El Nido and Port Barton

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I'm seeing wild pigs... everywhere.  On the beach playing with dogs, even on the streets.

 

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This one charged me when I turned my back:

 

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We often see these carabao carriages:

 

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It isn't on my bucket list anymore with muddy roads going through a jungle like that! Besides, I would never ever drive anywhere in the Philippines that AAP couldn't provide emergency roadside service!

 

Maybe that explains why I haven't seen any filipino tourist here?  It's all white people, assuming from Austrailia, Europe, etc.  Lots of backpacker types, some hippies.  Absolutely no vacationing Filipinos!  Like yourself, I don't think they would manage the road here, and I don't see them "roughing it" purposely as a vacation gig.  

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Yellowfever

Filippinos rough it every day, most people want something out of the ordinary for their vacation.  The opposite of fantasy is, after all, reality ;-)

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bmoore

Great trip report. I hope this starts a trend.

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Paul

I'm seeing wild pigs... everywhere.  On the beach playing with dogs, even on the streets.

 

image.jpg

 

 

image.png

 

 

 

 

This one charged me when I turned my back:

 

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We often see these carabao carriages:

 

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The  bottom 3 of your images are not showing. The links don't appear to work? 

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mabutiman

Great photos thank you ...it brings back memories from years ago ...like everything here in the Phils nothing looks to have changed ...still no electric ..A frames look just the same ..beach looks just as enticing ..and that road was pure dust when I was last there ..and covered in it ..no hire cars then only jeepneys ...we were the only tourists there when we stayed ...so maybe a few more now have discovered its charm ..thanks again ...

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TheMatrix

The  bottom 3 of your images are not showing. The links don't appear to work? 

 

Are you sure all four images are not appearing?  

They're showing up here and verified using a different browser logged out.

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Paul

Are you sure all four images are not appearing?  

 

 

Pretty sure.

 

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Mattnlenny

I'm seeing them all.

 

Looks great.

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TheMatrix

 

Must be that crappy microwave internet signal in rural Oregon?

Great trip report. I hope this starts a trend. 

 

I second that.  I would also like to see more trip reports.

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Buko Beach

I see the same thing, bottom three images did not open and refresh/reboot did not solve the issue.

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Laurence

Those pictures of the pig ? ... ah, you guys should see them. There is a definite look of evil in those eyes. 

So, how is Port Barton ? Did you get out to Capnica (?) Island ? You should definitely do the island hopping thing in Port Barton.

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Paul

They finally loaded for me.

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