SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING OLD
Puerto Princesa is a city desperately balancing the onslaught of commercialization with the preservation of its clean-and-green status. The scale tips towards the latter, but I foresee a much different metropolis (if you can call it that) in the next 10 years. Modernization beckons.
I wanted to see the Baywalk at night so after my dinner at the superb Ka Lui’s, I took the tricycle (PhP10) to check it out. The multiple lighting provided a more dramatic effect, but since it was drizzling, there were very few people. It’s easy to hail a ride from the trikes that wait by the entrance of the park. Usual trike fare from and to the city center is PhP7 to 8, but usually becomes PhP10 ($0.14-0.20) at night, and is roughly a 7-minute ride.
WHERE ARE THE BUTTERFLIES
There are few butterflies to enjoy at the
This is the Eye in the Sky.
An almost stagnant lagoon, with water being provided by that faucet. Dangerous place for the endemic malaria-carrying mosquito.
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