Simple Pleasures of Sabang January 8th 2007 A short one hour hop from Manila lays one of the really pristine treasures of the Philippines, the island of Palawan. The elongated island stretches from the Mindoro Straight down to the tip of Borneo and its isolation and distance from the other islands in the Philippines has enabled it to maintain unspoiled beauty. The gateway to Palawan is through the small town of Puerto Princesa which for me ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Palawan » Sabang 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
In late 2006 I fulfilled a lifelong dream of traveling around the world by purchasing a one-way ticket to Cairo, Egypt. From there, I wandered through exotic lands, where I met many fascinating people and experiences amazing cultures.In less than three months I was able to cover not only Egypt, but Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Through the trip, I rediscovered my long pent up ambition to become a writer and photographer by "travel-blogging" my entire experience here at travelblog.org. I'm currently planning my first exhibition of pho... full info