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Monday, February 21, 2011

Miss Iggy and the islands

In January, Mr. Coco Jam Iggy and Ms. Euro Iggy (a.k.a. Vienna Vixen Iggy) hopped on an Air Philippines plane for an island getaway to Coron, Palawan. Both were really looking forward to the trip because Palawan has been named one of the 20 Best Trips of 2011 by National Geographic Traveler. Exciting!

Miss Iggy welcomes you to the Coron Loop island hopping tour.

Starting point: the docks by the Lualhati Park near the Coron Public Market.
If you don't have goggles, stop by the market where you can rent them for Php 100.

Ahoy there!

First stop: the Siete Pecados Marine Park.
Entrance fee is Php 100.

The clear water, colorful fish and amazing corals make it a great place for snorkeling.

Don't forget to bring bread to feed the fish! The Iggys forgot to bring some, but luckily their tour guide brought a pack of Fita crackers. The fish loved it.

Next stop: Kayangan Lake.
This tranquil and beautiful lake is said to be the cleanest in the Philippines.
Kayangan Lake was definitely an Iggy favorite.

Miss Iggy's tip: bring your lifevest and goggles! Also, prepare to climb some steps. It's tiring but oh-so worth it.

Entrance fee: Php 200

The white sands ...

and turquoise waters of Banol Beach.
The Iggys loved this picturesque and quiet beach that looked like something out of a movie.

Entrance fee: Php 100

Not in the pictures but also explored by Mr. and Ms. Iggy was the Twin Lagoon (because most pictures there involved their chaperones in their lifevests either just floating or trying to spell out "Coron" or "wow" with their hands). The gang swam through an underwater tunnel to get from one twin lake to the other.

The entrance fee for the Twin Lagoon is Php 100.


fortuitous faery said...

what an epic beach getaway you guys had! the pictures are like straight from those travel magazines!

i only know about the underground river in palawan; not the underground tunnel that connects two lakes! what an adventurous swimming experience, indeed!

kayni said...

Palawan is definitely on my list. It is so beautiful out there. Thanks for sharing.

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