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puerto princesa underground river included in the new 7 wonders of nature

Puerto Princesa Underground River, Palawan, Philippines, new 7 wonders of nature

Looks like everyone’s hard work to vote + campaign for the Puerto Princesa Underground River has paid off. Palawan’s pride is included in the recently announced provisional New 7 Wonders of Nature. The list is still subject to change, though, but let us hope that our country’s bet will be one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature during its announcement + inauguration early next year.

Magnificent wonders of nature that made it to the tentative list include: The Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo + Table Mountain.

Check out the details of announcement here.

Image is not mine.

last chance to vote for the puerto princesa underground river

7 New Wonders of Nature, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Philippines, travel, destination

You still have approximately 11 hours left to vote + show your support to the people of Palawan + the Philippines as a whole. If you haven’t already, kindly vote for The Puerto Princesa Underground River to be part of The New 7 Wonders of Nature.

There are two ways to vote:

Via SMS:

Text PPUR and send to 2861

Via online voting:

Vote at http://www.new7wonders.com/vote-2

+ remember, I will be sending Puerto Princesa Underground River postcards to anyone who votes, just check out my post here for more details! 🙂

image from http://www.new7wonders.com

campaining for puerto princesa underground river

This post was inspired by Postcard Enthusiast + Travelling Momma..

One of the many beautiful features of Palawan, dubbed as The Last Frontier, is the breathtaking + captivating Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park {PPSRNP} or simply, The Puerto Princesa Underground River, which is home to a very rich biodiversity conservation area in our country. With an 8.2 kilometer navigable underground river, it was once reputed as the world’s longest. One of its most distinguished features is winding into a cave before directly flowing into the South China Sea. It also has major stalactites + stalagmites formation + is home to a very diverse animal specie, including 9 different bat specie. The park also boast of the centuries-old sea cow relic found embedded in one of its walls.

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