Twin Lagoon in Coron, Philippines

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Twin Lagoon

Coron Town

There are two sides to this photogenic lagoon where salt and fresh water meet. Boats dock in one half and and the other half is accessed by swimming through a narrow crevice. It's a de rigueur island-hopping stop, with good snorkelling.

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