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My friendly boatman and 8 of his 10 children  
   

My friendly boatman and 8 of his 10 children

A scary ocean crossing indeed, followed by unexpected hospitality (Coron, Palawan, Philippines)

October 5th 2009
(Day 549 on the road)Leaving El Nido was a lot more difficult than anticipated. Ongoing typhoon warnings caused all ferries and flights from El Nido to be cancelled for days on end. I had already booked a flight from the island of Coron, about eight hours north by boat, for the day after tomorrow, and when I found out that the overnight ferry I had been hoping to take was cancelled I was st ... read more
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Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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