Introducing Puerto Princesa by Lonely Planet
The bustling capital of Palawan is generally regarded as little more than a jumping-off point for excursions elsewhere on the island. Often overlooked as an attraction in its own right, this underrated town has some decent hotels and good restaurants, and is an excellent base from which to explore central and southern Palawan. 'Puerto', as the locals call it, is certainly clean and relaxed in comparison to Manila, but tricycle jams on Rizal Ave, the main street, go pretty far toward shattering any illusions of a tropical paradise.
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