Philippines, Wander

Palaui Island: Part 2 ~ Siwangag Cove and Crocodile Island

After touring Cape Engano, our next stop was Siwangag Cove.  Our boatman actually asked if we wanted to visit the place, we said yes because we thought we’re already there so might as well explore everything.  It took us around 30 minutes boat ride from Cape Engano to Siwangag Cove.

The view of Pacific Ocean from Siwangag Cove.

Sadly, nothing really was worth seeing at Siwangag Cove.  There are lots of dead corals and hermit crab.  We busied ourselves running after hermit crabs.  Also, you can catch an estuary at Siwangag Cove.

The estuary: where the river meets the sea.
Corals everywhere.

After 15 minutes, we decided to leave Siwangag Cove and traveled to Crocodile Island.  It’s another 15 minutes boat ride.  It was called Crocodile Island because it is shaped like a crocodile.

Crocodile Island view from our boat.  Where’s the head and where’s the tail?

There’s a small part of Crocodile Island where the water is ideal for swimming (white sand), but most part of the island is not.  It has a lot of corals, and some part has rocks.  My mom-in-law told us that they went swimming to this island years before.

Strolling along Crocodile Island.
My first time to see a sea worm.
That’s how ‘mabato’ Crocodile Island is.

We didn’t stay long at Crocodile Island, partly because with only coffee as breakfast, we are looking forward to eating.  So after some pictorial, off to Punta Verde we go.


PS: This was originally published last January 2016 in my previous blog: Baby Neo’s Mama.

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