You won't go wrong with just walking around Coron. From Tapyas to Maquinit, and the places in between, you'd be surprise at what this town has in store for you.
For my second 7-Questions blog entry, Mustachio and I will be taking you to the postcard-perfect Coron in Northern Palawan.
Busuanga in Northern Palawan is often overlooked compared to Coron, even if the hordes of tourists that flock to the latter have to enter and leave via the Francisco B. Reyes Aiport, the only airport in the island.
For Nanay Lita Escarda, the business of cashew nuts is all these labor-intensive processes, plus so much more. These irresistable goodies have provided a steady source of income for her family through the years.
When I reviewed the itinerary of the island loop tour that we booked online, I realized that for one whole day we would be treated to what Coron is famous for - spectacular limestone rock formations, hidden lagoons, placid lakes and white sand beaches.
At 210 MASL, Mt. Tapyas in Coron, Palawan offers a panoramic view of Coron's harbor, the jagged karst formations and some islets nearby.
Many would describe Coron, a first class municipality located in Northern Palawan, as one of their favorite getaways in the Philippines.
She also agreed with my description that Baker's Hill ube hopia 'melts in your mouth.' This is true for both the freshly baked batch and the one that was right before my keyboard one fine morning last week.
I could still remember that my folks got me a pack of danggit lamayo or lamayong danggit as a pasalubong when they went to Palawan several years ago. But at that time, I have no clue what the dish looks like or tastes like.
I can finally end Project PPS (or my 4D-3N adventures in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan) with a travel post mortem. It was indeed an unforgettable solo ‘semi-backpacking’ journey. It was not a fully DIY trip because I took 3 organized tours in PPS. Looking back now, it…