Friday, April 26, 2013

Puerto Prinsesa Subterranean River National Park - Palawan

Visiting Palawan wouldn't be complete without a visit to Puerto Prinsesa Subterranean River National Park previously known as St.Paul's Subterranean National Park. As of 2012 it belonged to the New Seven Wonders of the World ( therefore, I'm down to 6 more that I need to visit @_@).

You have to book early if you want to visit the cave since they only allow around 1500 person per day, to of course preserve the location. It's truly an enjoyable 1 hour tour, you get to see a lot of formation when your inside. A reminder to all who wants to visit the underground river "Do not open your mouth if you're looking towards the ceiling of the cave". There are a lot of bats inside the cave, they may drop a bomb that could land inside your open mouth.

Here's a sneak peak on how beautiful the place is, sorry for some blurry shot.

On our way to the underground river, the sea's a bit of fighter!

Saw the other boat where Elly's mom and dad were in.

"Yey! We Made it" - Me and Seychelle
Underground River Welcome Sign
Underground River Welcome Sign

A word of caution to everyone - Please follow and help preserve Palawan

Monitor Lizard
Monitor Lizard at the wood trail leading to the Underground River

A lot of Monitor Lizard - freely roaming around the park

Green River leading to the entrance of the Cave (very deep)

Love how the branches fall

3  monkeys - (me, patricia and elly)

All aboard!!! 

Entrance to the Underground River - ( a journey to the center of the earth?!)

Take 2! without the helmet :)

vandalism?? near the entrance of the cave.

Well hello there fellow cave explorer we see your light :)

The shells on the cave walls (and ceiling) indicates the whole cave
were submerged in the sea some thousand of centuries ago.

Crocodile formation
La Sagrada Familia or The Sacred Holy Family

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