29 October, 2007

Island Province of Palawan Map Postcard

Palawan is an island province of the Philippines located in the Southern Tagalog region. The islands of Palawan stretches from Mindoro to Borneo in the southwest. It lies between the South China Sea in the northwest and Sulu Sea in the southeast.

Palawan, the only Philippine island cited, is rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine as the 13th best island in the world having "incredibly beautiful natural seascapes and landscapes". Palawan is considered to be the Philippines' "last frontier". The province boasts of many splendid beaches and has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.

Palawan Map Postcard

The size of the postcard is 5"x6.5" and shown are different images of the famous landmarks that can be found in Palawan, including the main roads, other tourist attractions (diving sites, UNESCO sites) and towns.

Images on the postcard are as follows (top left to bottom right): El Nido, Arreceffi Island in Honda Bay, Sunset over Palawan, Diving in Tubbataha Reefs, Local fishermen on offshore of Busuanga Island, Jeepney-public transportation in Palawan, Coron Island, Underground River, 1667 Spanish fortress in Taytay

SOURCE:
Palawan Wikipedia Entry

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