St. Paul Subterranean River National Park
Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines
Hole in the WallThe mix of excitement and hesitation, as your guide paddles into this subterranean river, is undeniable. Everything becomes pitch-dark. Vision-independent birds fly through and bump into you. Bats hover. Other guides’ whispering tones echo. With the minimal light that is allowed to be transmitted through a battery-powered lamp, the secrets that lie in this cave will slowly come to unravel. .