Puerto Princesa

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Puerto Prinsesa Subterranean Underground River (photo by pusangkalye.com)

Puerto Princesa [The City in a Forest] is a city located in the western provincial island of Palawan, Philippines. Though the provincial seat of government for Palawan, the city itself is one of 38 independent cities within the Philippines not controlled by the province in which it is geographically located and is therefore an independent area located within Palawan.

List of Places

Here are list of wonderful places that you might find of interest:
  • It is an important anthropological site, where jewelry and pottery dating back to the Sung Dynasty (960-1279 BC) were yielded. The anthropologists believe that the cave dwellers were from Borneo, and travelled across the ancient land bridge that connected Palawan from Borneo. The crevices of its...

  • Photo by tourism Philippines - alfonsator

    The history of Cebu goes way beyond 439 years ago when the island became a province at the start of the Spanish colonization.

    Long before that, Cebu was already the center of trade of what is now the southern Philippines, dealing with traders from China, Malaysia, Japan, India, Burma and...

  • Source: pulagclimb.blogspot.com

    One of the most well-maintained “premier” national parks in the country, it is home of the nation’s rare and endangered species of flora (like the dwarf bamboo) and fauna (e.g., the cloud rat, kock’s pita, serpent eagle, Philippine deer, Philippine pig, etc.). It is also home to some of North...

  • Photo by Claire Raborar

    Very little is known about Caramoan. Isolated from the rest of Camarines Sur, it is no surprise why Philippine's Secret Paradise remains unexploited from commercial tourism.
    Caramoan gives 'island hopping' a new meaning. Enjoy its beauty in many ways. Great ocean adventures...

  • Source: http://desiteh.com/sample/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Andrew-L.-Tan-performs-a-great-swing.jpg

    Wack Wack Golf & Country Club is one of the oldest golf clubs in the Philippines. It was founded in 1930 by a prominent American resident William J. Shaw. Established as an exclusive championship course in the then town of Mandaluyong (now Mandaluyong City) in the metropolitan area of Manila...

  • From Wikipedia
    The City of Baguio (Ilokano: Ciudad ti Baguio; Filipino: Lungsod ng Baguio) is a highly urbanized city located in northern Luzon island in the Philippines. The city has become the center of business and commerce as well as the center of education in the...

  • Photo by Mark Aldea

    Cagayan de Oro City is located at the northern coast of Mindanao, Philippines. It is the capital of Misamis Oriental province and the regional center for Northern Mindanao (Region 10). The city is popularly known for its initials CDO or CDOC.
    Cebuano or Bisaya is the city's main...