Province of Palawan Warnings and Dangers

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Province of Palawan Warnings and Dangers

  • Dress up conservatively when visiting...

    Okay, so we went to the prison in Palawan because we heard that the prisoners there are selling some of their handmade baskets, purses, belts, etc. We heard this from another traveller that we met at St. Joseph Inn. (Remember this happened 20 years ago). I was travelling with Uta, a German girl, at that time. Uta and I planned to go to the prison...

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  • Make sure to keep your backpacks and...

    If you are reading this, I just have to let you know that my tip might probably not be applicable by now as time flew by really fast. I was in Palawan in 1989, which means that it has been twenty years ago! There might probably development or destruction of the forest already. Twenty years ago, very few tourists go to the island. There were only...

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  • Beware of Measles

    If you didn't have measle vaccinations yet, make sure to get immunized first before you travel to Palawan. If living in the United States, you should go to your local public health or to your travel immunization clinic.

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  • Beware of Malaria

    Three weeks before my scheduled trip to Palawan, I took some anti-malaria medicine. Make sure that you go to your travel clinic and get the necessary vaccinations, too.Here are some information about malaria:In the United States, please call the CDC Malaria Hotline: 770-488-7788 (M-F, 8am-4:30pm, eastern time). Emergency consultation after hours,...

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  • Jellyfish

    If you go when there's a storm in town, then you'll be suprised by the sheer number of jellyfish floating in the deep waters while taking a boat to the islands. Don't worry though they stay mostly in the deep waters. However just to be safe keep an eye out for stray "stingers" I got zapped pertty good on my chest,arm, and back, by an antire string...

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  • Sharp Corals at Lake Kayangan During Low...

    During Low tide(which usually happens after 4pm), ShARp dead corals appear at the shallow entrance of Lake Kayangan in Coron Island!So be careful if you will travel there by rubber pump boats! those sharp edges will surely deflate and make your stay at the Kayangan lake a little longer!

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  • Dilapidated Diving boards at Kayangan...

    Be a little extra careful as you walk down on some portions of those dilapidated wooden railings ala diving boards at Lake Kayangan in Coron Island. As of this time the old dead woods have not been replaced so it becomes a little bit fragile to walk on it. Remember its almost 30ft deep down there!I almost ripped off my shorts last time i was there....

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  • Sand flies!! Their bites are painful!

    If you are the beach lover kind who likes stretching on the sand for a well tanned body, then beware! The sand flies are attracted by your blood which they suck heartily any time of the day. At dusk and during the night they visit you to your room to complete the ..task. Their bite is very itching and since they are almost invisible you have only a...

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  • Bring cash !!

    In Puerto Princesa there are banks and ATMs easily accessible so take out all the cash you think you will need for the rest of your days in Palawan. In El Nido you might still change dollars in several ex-pat owned restaurants and Art Cafe restaurant.Do the same with your email messages as there is only one internet cafe in El Nido and none in...

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  • Mosquitoes !!!

    You really have to take care not to get too close with the mosquitoes. Get a flit and the Go cream. I just closed the doors, flit the entire room from top to bottom (hold your breathe while you flit) and come back in an hour's time.

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  • I almost got killed in Dolarog hotel

    this is the most deceitful stay ever.first, the hotel is far away from everything.then, in spite of beautiful setting, rooms are not clean (expect cockroaches everywhere), price is unreasonably high (60 USD per head), food is tasteless and not fresh.THE TENANT HAS BEEN THREATENING US WITH A KITCHEN KNIFE AND BROKE MY CREDIT CARD, juste because she...

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