I’ve always wanted to get out of the city. I want to see clear waters, lush mountains, and swim with the fish. It’s my dream to go to El Nido, and I’m very happy it’s just near where I live. However, I don’t know when the perfect time to go is. Seeing photos and reading articles on El Nido only makes me more excited. People have told me that I’m lucky to be living in Puerto Princesa, where the waters are clear and the tourist trade is very rich. Maybe I should see the sights here before exploring El Nido. Anyway, I have to sell these snacks now. But the thought of being able to travel excites and motivates me to work harder.

- Dianne Kathryn Datu

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