18 February 2011. Palawan.
This was one of those trips I had with my bosom-turned-travel buddies. The underground river in Puerto Princesa, Palawan was still up for nominations as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, so it wasn't that difficult yet to book a tour. And since we were referred by my friend's colleague to a person she knew at the City Tourism Office, we were given the special treatment during our Puerto Princesa adventure. Miss Isay of the City Tourism Office welcomed us with leis like we were dignitaries. And she arranged for our tours for the three days that we were in Puerto Princesa. Not for free, though, but we were grouped with fellow 'dignitaries' so the tour fees became even more affordable. As soon as we arrived, we did the City Tour.