Palawan Day 2: El Nido, A Whole New Adventure
After being inspired by the stars and the fireflies, all you would want to do was to let the creativity flow out of your system.
And so that night, we were in the mood for art.
With a serenade in the background, Gypsy’s offers a soothing ambience, ready to bring out the artistE (emphasizing the ‘E’) in you.
I would love to try their coffee. But it was a tiring day, and I preferred sleep than a stimulant. I had green tea instead.
And what’s an art cafe without works of passion?
There was another Doll Installation Art work there. And it was just a masterpiece. I won’t post a photo. Just see it for yourself. 🙂
We returned to the lodge at 10:30 in the evening, packed our bags and rested for an early trip the next day.
El Nido is a six-hour drive from Puerto Princesa. So we left the capital city with Tito Bong’s red car at 3:00 the next morning.
Oliver was our driver for that morning. And he seemed to be Paul Walker’s substitute for the next Fast and the Furious movie. He really knew the tricks of how to make your car fly, literally. Nonetheless, I was able to close my eyes and rest my mind for the first few hours of the trip.
I woke up at 5:45 in the morning and this was what I saw outside my window, a first glimpse of Palawan’s Sun God.
We had a stop-over at the bus terminal in Roxas to have some hot early meal.
The Sun God kept us company as we hit the road again. Along San Vicente, the town after Roxas, the Fog Nymph started to play with us, diffusing all the light coming from the Sun God. She was so enthusiastic that she turned the picture into an image of the Moon Deity.
Meanwhile, it seemed that the Sun God had also drained my energy away so I took a nap.
And when I woke up again, Oliver was asking if we were taking the right way because we are already in here: