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Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Palawan

Located along Rizal Avenue in Barangay Liwanag, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, Immaculate Conception Cathedral is probably the most well known Spanish Colonial era church in the province.
Immaculate Conception Cathedral HistoryThe history of this church dates back to 1872 when the Spaniards started colonizing the area known now as Puerto Princesa City. It was also in that same year that the province celebrated its first mass.

Also known to some as Puerto Princesa Cathedral, this religious structure was named after the patron saint of Palawan -The Immaculate Conception. A century-old statue of the patron saint is preserved and displayed inside the cathedral. Upon closer inspection, you'd notice that it wears special handcrafted clothes designed by the devoted and pious locals.

Unlike some Spanish era churches which maintained its old facade, several renovations were done to the cathedral's facade already. The Immaculate Conception Cathedral is also constantly repainted by the lo…

5 Days in Palawan - 2016

For the first time in my life, I'm finally heading to the province of Palawan. It has been on my birthday wishlist since I have started this blog way back in 2012. With the said wishlist, comes several itineraries that I have prepared ahead of when the day comes. However, those itineraries are designed for solo or for couples, making it partially useless for this trip. I was not expecting that I'd be going to Palawan with five other people. Thankfully the said people are none other than my family; my mom, brother, sister, my wife KC, and my baby daughter. The sixth member of the group was my dad who was already in Palawan during that time. It was actually him that arranged this family trip for us, perfectly timed for his birthday celebration. 

Here's how we spent our 5 Days in Palawan: Day 1From Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, we boarded our afternoon flight to Puerto Princesa International Airport. My dad came with the service van of Sunlight Guest Hotel to p…


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