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St. Paul Subterranean River National Park

Palawan is known as the last frontier because of its diverse fauna and karst mountains unseen in other areas of the Philippines. It was said that the island used to be connected to Borneo.

Most popular among the sites in Puerto Princesa (capital of Palawan) is the St. Paul's Subterranean River (a UNESCO World Heritage Site 1999). It is one of the longest navigable underground rivers in the world, measuring 8 kms. A short banca ride in a torquoise blue Cabayugan river will bring you inside cathedral-like caverns and domes (please see related tip).

I spent 3 days/2 nights in Puerto Princesa. I visited the Butterfly Farm, Crocodile Farm, Iwahig Penal Colony and Palawan Museum.

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  • Last visit to Palawan: Dec 1999
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  • goutammitra's Profile Photo
    Apr 20, 2011 at 6:04 PM

    Nice page and good information.

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2009 at 7:20 AM

    I have not seen you online for a while, I have just come back from Swaziland - and am so excited about the new page I made.

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2006 at 1:10 AM

    Looks like a fun trip...happy travels Jing! Blu

  • ukirsari's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2006 at 9:46 PM

    good day, jing!!! looking forward for our meeting and i just visit your palawan page. if i have more days .... hehehehe :)

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