Busuanga Island

Busuanga, Palawan

Busuanga Island is the largest island in the Calamian Group in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. Busuanga Island is, in fact, the second largest island in the province after Palawan island itself.

The island is located halfway between the islands of Mindoro and Palawan with the South China Sea located to the west and the Sulu Sea to the southeast. South of the island are ...

the two other major islands of the Calamian Group: Culion Island and Coron Island.

The western third of the island is under the municipality of Busuanga and the eastern two-thirds belong to the municipality of Coron.

Busuanga Island is mainly known as a recreational diving location due to the twelve World War II Japanese wrecks that were sunk by American navy bombings in Coron Bay, a natural anchorage near the town center of Coron, on September 24, 1944.  Wiki

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  • The Long Way To Coron Palawan

    The Long Way To Coron Palawan

    Coron! Finally, the Palawan destination will be ticked off the bucket list. I have my best friend to thank for making this happen. He was coming home to visit and he wanted to kick off his vacation with a trip to the islands before heading to Davao.

    Our trip to Coron came before the airlines announced the direct flights from Cebu. Thus, we took the longer route, Davao to Busuanga via Manila. Connecting flights with long layovers can be such a waste of time and taxing. It takes away time from enjoying the destination, too. However, when you're traveling with a group of "Palawan virgins" (rea ...

  • Dugong Mistaken For Mermaid

    Dugong Mistaken For Mermaid

    The Dugong (Sea Cow) is often mistaken by people as a mermaid, especially when viewed from afar. It is possible that some tales of mermaid sighting in Palawan and other islands have been caused by dugong.

    The Dugong looks like a half-horse because of its snout, half-mermaid because of its tail.

    The locals in Busuanga, Palawan swear by the uncanny appearance of sea cows.

    In the past, sailors thought they have been seeing mermaids when they would spot dugongs from above their ship. Some dugongs look like a fat lady.

    Dugong is a Malay word meaning "Lady of the Sea." Dugongs can also b ...

  • Palawan 2017

    Busuanga Island Spring Break || Palawan 2017.

  • Philippines-El Nido Coron

    A Journey of 2 weeks in the Philippines, especially in Palawan island
    - From El Nido to Coron.

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    I 'll let you discover the magnificent places, landscapes from this little corner of paradise.

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  • Coron Palawan Philippines Busuanga Travel Gretl 2017 Full HD

    Back in Coron, Busuanga in the amazing Palawan, Philippines. They say this is one of the most beautiful islands in the world (Palawan) and I can see why. We explore Coron Town, Twin Lagoon, the famous shipwrecks and beach 91 for lunch. Don't forget Kayangan lake with her amazing views!!

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  • Palawan In The Philippines Is The Regions Eco Tourism Hotspot To Watch

    Palawan In The Philippines Is The Regions Eco Tourism Hotspot To Watch

    Government agencies in the Philippines are teaming up with NGOs to promote natural treasures in an effort to develop eco-tourism in the southeast Asian country.

    Eco-tourism in the Philippines is a significant growth market. According to former tourism secretary and current President of the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) Mina Gabor, in 2012, 22 percent of foreign tourists in the Philippines were "nature-based".

    Here's an excerpt by the Philippine Information Agency:

    "Gabor pointed out that the country boasts of 7,107 islands; ranks fifth in the world and second in A ...