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Port Barton or El Nido when You Visit Palawan, Philippines

Why I prefer Port Barton to El Nido It's a VERY good question indeed and if I am truthful, many years ago I would have said I preferred El Nido to Port Barton but sadly all that has changed and its simply down to tourists don’t like tourists! One of my divers recently contacted me…
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DIN or Yoke?

We had a diver turn up recently for a three dive day package in beautiful Port Barton Palawan with all of his own equipment with the obvious exceptions of weights and tanks and no DIN adaptor! My partner Keith has bought several adaptors and all have gone missing, usually because the person who borrows it…
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Choosing a snorkel

Here at Aquaholics we stock a wide range of snorkels at our shop in Puerto Princesa in beautiful Palawan Philippines. I often get asked the question,  'Martyn, which is the best one' and my answer is all of them! They all the job for which they were intended but they all have different features. So…
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Ouch… sunburnt divers alert!

Somebody once asked me if there was anything I hated about teaching SCUBA diving, I thought for a minute and then put my hand to my flaking scalp and said, yes getting my head burnt by copious amounts of Filipino sunshine in the gorgeous waters of Port Barton Palawan The trouble is that as we…
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