22/23/24 April 2009
N9 43.424 E118 45.818
Now back on land with all our gear full of salt, we shifted gears and spent slow quality time cleaning and maintaining our stuff. We also had to re-energize and plan our next Palawan trips to Roxas, Taytay and El Nido. Still with swollen fingers, Alya flew back to Manila early evening of the 22nd.
By the 23rd, we were ready to check out Puerto Princesa. We went to a tuna landing port we had visited 3 years ago. From 9 to 11 am, all sizes of tuna from small, medium to large landed, were graded and sold for 65 pesos a kilo for the “local” market. If the fish was graded A, B or C, these get shipped to the Japanese market.