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  Club Paradise Palawan - Dimakya Island, Coron, Palawan, Philippines
A tropical Shangri-la nestled upon a coral jewel set amidst Palawan’s sparkling turquoise waters.
Comely and idyllic, this island resort is a perfect hideaway for those who seek both relaxation and discovery.
A part of the Calamian Group of Islands, it is situated at the Northern tip of Palawan, the Philippine’s last frontier.
www.clubparadisepalawan.com   (71 words)

 Palawan, Palawan Resorts, Main White Beach, Island Paradise::Palawan.com::.
Palawan, Palawan Resorts, Main White Beach, Island Paradise::Palawan.com::.
The Palawan Province's 1,200 miles of sugary beaches wrapped around 1,780 pristine islands have attracted travelers since Chinese traders crossed now-sunken land bridges from Borneo.
The Philippines is offering Busuanga in Palawan as an ideal site for an exclusive resort that Goldman Sachs is interested in investing in.
www.palawan.com   (1238 words)

  WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Famous For   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By virtue of RA 7611 (SEP), administrative jurisdiction of DENR was given to the local government of Palawan, effective December 31,1993.
Palawan is home to the seacow, known locally as dugong, a unique animal, being the only herbivorous mammal in existence today.
We probably owe our childhood fantasies of the mythical mermaid to the dugong, which, because of its fish-like tail, smooth brownish skin, mammary glands, and woman-like genitalia, was often mistaken by sailors, weary from long voyages, as a mermaid.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=famousefor&province=22   (1547 words)

  Hotels in Palawan - Palawan hotel reservations & reviews. Palawan travel guide and hotel list. Hotels in Palawan
Palawan hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Palawan accommodation.
The Palawan hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Palawan, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Palawan travel agent.
www.asiahotels.com /hl/Palawan-Philippines.asp   (253 words)

Palawan is surrounded by a coral shelf that abounds with varied and colorful marine life, hence the island province has been declared a nature sanctuary.
Palawan is appoximately 586 kilorneters southwest of Manila.
Palawan's fishing grounds are among the richest in the Philippines.
www.asiatravel.com /palainfo.html   (2376 words)

 Palawan Resorts
Busuanga is a municipality in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.
thumbrightCoron from the sea Coron is a municipality in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.
Aborlan is a municipality in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/152/palawan-resorts.html   (404 words)

Balabac is a third-class town in Palawan, with a population of 25,257 people in 4,723 households.
Meanwhile, the FCAP also disclosed that 12 other local establishment in Palawan have already designated specific areas in their places where smoking is allowed only.
Administration lawmakers in Palawan vowed to continue development programs anticipated to give a better quality of life to all their constituents.
visayas.wowphilippines.com /palawan   (1694 words)

 Endangered Species » Mammals » Palawan Bearcat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Palawan Bearcat usually stays in denser vegetation both in original and secondary growth forests.
The Palawan bearcats is sometimes eaten by the natives.
The Palawan Bearcat has an elongated body head broad posterior becoming small and pointed toward the face.
www.ac.wwu.edu /~fasawwu/resources/endangered/palawan-bearcat.htm   (214 words)

For a long time, Palawan's bountiful resources, abundant wildlife and extraordinary natural beauty are known only to the many ethnic communities that thrive in these islands and a few other daring settlers who wanted to live in unpolluted surroundings.
The caves provide Paleolithic evidence that this is where life in Palawan actually began and have yielded a woman's skull, fossilized bones and earthenware dating to as far back as 890-710 B.C. The main entrance to the caves offers a panoramic view of a white-sand fringed bay.
Palawan offers a variety of accommodations ranging from upscale hotels and resorts, mid-range and economy lodges and inns to the more tailored special interest resorts.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /Destinations/palawan.htm   (1404 words)

 Palawan Yacht Charter, Philippines
Palawan is a nature sanctuary of the world.
Palawan is excellent for anything to do with yachts, diving fishing and boats.
Palawan is 366 miles to the southwest of Manila, lying between Mindoro Island and Borneo to the south.
www.interyachtcharter.com /philippines-palawan.htm   (236 words)

 Palawan (Philippine Destinations) - GoPilipinas.com
Calauit Island in Northern Palawan is a national park and teeming with Palawan's rare and endangered species of flora and fauna.
The Tabon Caves in Southern Palawan is a 29-cave complex of archaeological artifacts and fossilized bones of the Tabon man. The skull is carbon dated to be 22,000 years old.
Palawan is appoximately 586 kilorneters southwest of Manila.
www.gopilipinas.com /v2/travel/tour_palawan.htm   (600 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Palawan
The earliest evidences of human settlement in the Philippines were discovered in 1962 in a cave in Palawan.
Palawan is home to indigenous Christian groups such as the Cuyonons and the Agutaynons.
The Pala'wan and the Tau't batu are found in the south, the Bataks live in isolated communities in the northeast.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/palawan.htm   (1505 words)

The Palawan, blowgun hunters and swidden cultivators have a type of economy at the juncture of two models: food gathering, hunting, and fishing on one hand; and kaingin or slash-and-burn agriculture on the other.
Palawan myths are rather concise and brief, for they aim to "inform," and the literary form of such a "teaching" is simple and straightforward.
In the Palawan highlands, tultul or epics are chanted for various reasons: to honor a visitor; entertain the people on the eve of a wedding; thank the Master of Prey, a Lali, after a successful hunt in the forest; or appease the Master of Game whose animal has just been caught.
litera1no4.tripod.com /palawan_frame.html   (2610 words)

 Palawan Islands, Philippines
Palawan is the most well preserved major island group in the Philippines.
Palawan was proclaimed as a fish and wildlife sanctuary in 1967 and to this day, this group of islands is probably the most protected province in the whole Philippines.
Palawan has been called the "island of the gods" and it is not without reason, the spectacular sea and landscapes of Palawan; especially at El Nido, gives the impression of seeing heaven's beauty on earth.
www.philsite.net /palawan.htm   (447 words)

 Palawan travel guide - Wikitravel
Palawan is an island province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
The island of Palawan stretches from Mindoro to Borneo in the southwest.
This Palawan resort is your link to volcanic lakes, tropical jungles, caves, and some of the best preserved World War II wrecks in Asia.
wikitravel.org /en/Palawan   (404 words)

 Palawan Tourist Information
Situated southwest of Mindoro and north of Malaysia's Sabah Island, Palawan is the country's largest province with its 1.5 million-hectacre land area.
Indeed, it is in Palawan where endemic Philippine animals like the bearcat, mousedeer and Palaway peacock pheasant co-exist with some of Africa's wildlife species such as the giraffes, elands, zebras and gazelles.
Palawan consists of about 1,768 islands; the Calamian Island group to the north, the Cuyo Islands group to the northwest, and the Balabac-Bugsuk group to the southwest.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/philippines/palawan_tourist_information.htm   (841 words)

 Palawan Philippines
Palawan was hard hit by an almost 95% reduction in tourism when a couple of Americans were kidnapped about 4 years ago.
Malaria is a problem in some parts of Palawan, especially during the rainy season in the jungles.
Time is running out for Palawan as the squatters, driven by extraordinary poverty, catch whatever they can by any possible means so as to survive.
www.travel-philippines.com /locations/palawan/1-palawan.htm   (1056 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Palawan rain forests (IM0143)
Palawan is long and narrow, consisting of a steep mountain range whose highest point is 2,085 m (Mt. Mantalingajan).
Palawan's forests are of low commercial value because of the small number of dipterocarps, and until the last twenty years Palawan's forests were ignored in favor of the more valuable forests of Luzon and Mindanao.
The Palawan binturong is hunted for meat and as pets, and the pangolin is hunted for its hide (Quinnell and Balmford 1988).
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/im/im0143_full.html   (2184 words)

 Palawan Philippines - Places to See & Things to Do
One of Palawan's indigenous groups, the Bataks are mountain people who dwell in the river valleys north of the provincial capital.
Palawan is a dream destination for nature lovers and Busuanga is where a naturalist and horse lover, married to a Filipina has installed his residence and stables.
Is a rewarding activity in the waters off Palawan and if your kid’s aren’t quite old enough to battle with one of the ocean’s larger fish, a net and a bucket of water will keep them happy for hours.
www.southtravels.com /asia/philippines/palawantours/placetosee.html   (2971 words)

 Palawan Hotels and Resorts - Puerto Princesa City, El Nido, Coron, Taytay...
Palawan Hotels and Resorts - Puerto Princesa City, El Nido, Coron, Taytay...
on some Palawan hotels and resorts - Puerto Princesa City, El Nido, Coron, Taytay...
Hotels and Resorts in other locations in Palawan Province
www.alltravelpalawan.com   (125 words)

 South China Resources Incorporated Information | Business.com
The Company's principal activity is exploring, developing and producing oil and gas.
The Company has two license areas in the offshore area in the Northeast and Northwest of Palawan and the Sulu Sea.
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 Palawan Islands, Philippines - General Information - TravelPH.Com
Palawan is known for the beauty of its fowls and fauna.
Most the Resorts featured below have been pre inspected by the management of TravelPH.Com for its excellent service and world-class resort features.
Palawan is also a major destination for dive live aboards, Caluit Island Safari, and other nature activities.
www.travelph.com /resorts/Palawan   (284 words)

 Palawan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The island has important mercury and chromite deposits.
The population includes many Moros, mostly in the south, and the Batah and the Palawan, mostly in the rain forests.
During World War II, it was the site of a Japanese massacre of American prisoners.
www.bartleby.com /65/pa/Palawan.html   (151 words)

In the north, Palawan ends in a ragged confusion of bays, deep inlets and hundreds of islands, large and small.
With 1,770 islands in all, and a total of 400 miles, Palawan is the largest province in Philippines.
The Calamian Archipelago stretching north from Palawan Island almost as far as Mindoro, is another place where nature is sacred, Nowhere else in the Philippines is a relatively small stretch of sea so densely dotted with islands.
www.regit.com /regitour/philipin/intplace/palawan.htm   (450 words)

 Palawan - Philippines Final Frontier.
Indeed, it is in Palawan where monkeys, squirrels, bear cats and zebras thrive with wild tropical plants and corals.
Or maybe, just maybe, it is Palawan's almost magical powers of letting time stand still while each creature finds his own place under the sun.
Palawan consists of about 1, 769 islands: the Calamian Island group to the north, the Cuyo Islands to the northwest; and the Balabac-Bugsuk group to the southwest.
www.emailpinoy.com /travel/palawan.shtml   (762 words)

The province of Palawan is one of the most attractive regions of the country.
For 'nature lovers' and 'adventurers, the coasts on the west side of the island with their rock formations and the underwater river near Sabang, are real attractions.
Palawan island distinguishes itself too by its tropical forests.
www.philippines.hvu.nl /palawan1.htm   (249 words)

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