Grace Like the Underground River

Simply nostalgic!
Streams of memoirs flooded me! I can’t wait for the next Palawan visit! It’s been almost a decade since I first visited there, December 2004! 😀

Have you been to Ugong Rock Cave? 🙂 It’s a must visit cave too!

The Transcendental Tourist

Puerto Princesa City, the Philippines

March 25, 2013

Youth, large, lusty, loving – youth full of grace, force, fascination.

Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?

Walt Whitman wrote the words that my mother seems to live by. Her dream of visiting the Grand Canyon came true the previous year, but she ain’t done yet. She still had Puerto Princesa Underground River, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, to check off her bucket list. She had just turned 80, not an age for dilly-dallying. We flew to Palawan that summer with my eldest brother and nephew.

Underground River Sailing into Puerto Princesa Underground River, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature

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