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Wreck Dives in Coron, Palawan Wreck Dives in Coron, Palawan
Aireen - 4/13/2007 12:00 AM
Went to Coron on 4-9 April 2007. Loved the islands!!! Where is Coron??? It`s in the northern tip of Palawan - Philippines. There are actually 2 "Corons" ---- the island of Coron - the ancestral domain of one of the 4 indigenous ethnic groups in Palawan - the Tagbanua and Coron town, located on Busuanga Island - the largest in the Calamian Group of 47 islands. The "Wrecks of Coron" in this area are renowned among divers especially wreck divers!!! The area is quite unique with 9 WWII wrecks which ...
Malapascua Trip Malapascua Trip
Aireen - 11/08/2006 12:00 AM
I heard about the island in 2003 from fellow graduate students. They say its the next Boracay (well, there`s also Pagudpud - the Boracay of the north) I got curious and did some research....and its a remote diving destination!!!...the best part, its not yet very commercialized unlike Boracay which is too crowded (meaning --- you have to put up with boats, kayakers, windsurfers, etc..all on the beach with very little space for you swim or even just quietly relax and have a massage ---- unles...