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Stories and Tips Puerto Princesa

Souvenirs and Wood Art

Written by cytiev on 08 Oct, 2004

Our fifth stop for the day is at a local handicraft store where we marveled at the woodcarvings and other woodworks that were on display. Three of my companions bought rainmakers, a laminated bamboo the length of the arm that has several small stones inside…Read More

Vietnamese Village - Snack Stop

Written by cytiev on 08 Oct, 2004

Our next stop is the Vietnamese Village Restaurant for snacks. Located at a former refugee center for Vietnamese boat people, the restaurant is run by a young Vietnamese woman. Our group went there and sampled the beef stew noodles, oven-fresh garlic French bread, and the…Read More

Iwahig Penal Colony and Mitra Ranch

Written by cytiev on 08 Oct, 2004

After spending time taking croc pics, we went to the Iwahig Penal Colony and visited souvenir shops whose crafts are made by the prisoners. The facility is a long way from a major road, but the green scenery will keep anyone from getting bored. The…Read More

A visit to the Crocodile Farm

Written by cytiev on 08 Oct, 2004

Our first stop is at the Crocodile Farm and Nature Reserve. For a very minimal fee of 10 pesos per head at the entrance, we saw and appreciated the facility's effort in preserving Palawan’s crocodiles. A 5-minute video presentation at the lecture room gave us…Read More

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