Palawan Journals

Puerto Princesa-Carefree Capital of Palawan

A January 2005 trip to Palawan by HiramAbif

Badjao Seafront Restaurant Photo, Palawan, Philippines More Photos
Quote: Most visitors to Palawan use Puerto Princesa as a mere arrival-departure point and spend very little time at the Puerto. Yet that little care-free town is an excellent place to stay for few days and savor the original atmospheric culture of the westernmost provincial Philippino capital.

Puerto Princesa-Carefree Capital of Palawan

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Quality, yet inexpensive food (see additional entry) is a feature of the Puerto, as well as inexpensive yet comfortable accommodation. Enjoy the cacophony of the local market, and do not forget to buy and try the Seaweed, which is seriously delicious with lemon juice (a vegetarian's dream taste). Try the skills of the local masseuses, and do not miss the artistic enviroment of Kamarikutan cafe. Plan your excursions comfortably and carefully and lace the daylight hours with trips to Honda Bay (see my journal: "Islands of Honda Bay-The Secret Heaven").Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around: From Puerto Princesa, you can fly to El Nido (northwestern Palawan) or Sandoval airport (north...Read More
Badjao Seafront Restaurant Photo, Palawan, Philippines
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The restaurant has no-nonsense, quality food, and for very reasonable prices. The view from the front tables is fantastic (see my photo-taken after sunset) and the dining area is built on stilts. A famous royal guest once (with photos on the restaurant's wall from his visit) was Prince Andrew of the United Kingdom.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 31, 2005

Badjao Seafront Restaurant
Off Abueg Road
Palawan, Philippines

Kamaricutan Cafe & Galeri

Restaurant | "Kamaricutan Cafe & Galeri"

Kamaricutan Cafe & Galeri Photo, Palawan, Philippines
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In my humble view, Kamaricutan Cafe and Galeri is definitely the most artistic place in the whole of the Philippines (not just in Palawan). The place combines a cafeteria with the widest possible variety of coffees and an art galeri, both blending together in a quiet corner off Rizal Avenue, shaded by trees and the most tastefully built and decorated Nippa construction. Kamaricutan is also a galeri for a local artist with impressive paintings (all depicting the Palawan-Calamian culture and life) and equally impressive sculpture and artwork. Anything and everything in Kamaricutan has art embedded in it, and I took the liberty to take a photo of the men's WC door, which depicts the word man in a lo...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 31, 2005

Kamaricutan Cafe & Galeri
Rizal Avenue
Palawan, Philippines