A trip to the Palawan province wouldn’t be complete without going to the Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Previously known as Saint Paul Underground River, the park is situated in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the northern portion of the island. It lies 50 kilometers to the north of Puerto Princesa, the capital city of Palawan. By virtue of Proclamation 212 issued by former President Joseph Estrada, the park got its current name and was declared a protected area.
Stretching at 8.2 kilometers, the Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River prides itself as being the longest navigable underground river in the world. It is vying for a spot in the list of “New Seven Wonders of the World” [Read more…]