My flight from Shanghai to Manila had been obscured by the fact that I had just finished my overland journey. Now that I was traveling again within The Philippines to Puerto Princesa, Palawan I remembered why I hated airline security. What’s more was the fact that it has become worse over the past 4 years. No liquids, no extra batteries, shoes off, belt off - problem. I’d lost weight. The fact I was wearing blue boxer shorts was no longer a secret.

I’d left my main backpack in Manila to avoid Cebu Pacific’s annoying 15KG limit for internal flights, so I just had an overloaded carry on bag. There’s a nice sign at check in saying “Laptop’s can be carried separately” What’s more my extra camera batteries didn’t cause a fuss either.

Grabbing my window seat I noticed Cebu Pacific don’t seem to like cleaning their windows very much. Hence the photograph above looks a bit strange. But then, I like it. I’ve never seen a “Tropical” Island from the air before, so it was nice.

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I've read every bit of your blog and good to hear that you enjoy your travel with brooke's point. you must have checked some of the best spots that the town could offer. As far as I can remember what you should visit with it is the Mainit falls a combination of hotspring and a cold fresh water from the mountain, the sabsaban Falls, the Mt. Maruyog, the historic lighthouse of Brooke's Point and many others. Hope you enjoy your stay with my hometown though i wasn't living there now. :)

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