Lou and myself were both excited – Lou especially. After nearly a month in Davao we were bound for El Nido. The journey would take us from the south-east end of the Philippines to the island of Palawan on the west coast. We knew it was going to be a long day, two flights (via Manila) and a van ride from the airport in Palawan (Puerto Princesa) to El Nido which is located at the northern end of the island. Continue Reading
We decided to start our travels in Davao City, Philippines. Coming from Sydney, Australia it made sense geographically and fiscally but it was also of particular interest to Lou, my girlfriend, who is half Filipino. Our initial plan was to spend a couple of months in the country to try and experience daily life and the island life.