Travel Blogs from Sagada, Philippines

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Easier Path To Heaven?, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Easier Path To Heaven?

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... the cook is dancing. This surprisingly poor but amazingly friendly customer service that we are bumping into all through the Philippines is starting to rival the Jeepneys as a lasting memory of the country. The afternoon saw DH challenging her Splunking ...

The story of the ATM, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

The story of the ATM

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Sagada, Philippines - The epitome of mountain cool, Sagada (1477m) is where you go if you want to escape from civilization for a few days. The area has caves, peaks, waterfalls and hanging coffins. I didn't reach Sagada till late in the afternoon. I ...

Caves,Waterfalls and animal sacrifice, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Caves,Waterfalls and animal sacrifice

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Sagada was a great, small mountain town. Everyone told us this was a must see, but after reading that it was famous for caves and waterfalls I was wondering how many more of these I could really enjoy. I was proved wrong! The caves here were simply ...

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome., Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... the sun went down around five o'clock it got pretty damn cold - it was almost like being back in England! Stayed at the Sagada Guesthouse in the centre of town where a basic single room only cost 250 pesos. Did loads of touristy things such as walking up ...

Stairway to heaven, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Stairway to heaven

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... we were on a mountain pass heading through the Banue Rice Terraces region. They are the only UN protected heritage site in the Philippines. The pictures don't do them justice! We didn't get much sleep after that as the bus winded its way through the hair ...

Going to Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Going to Sagada

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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After the wedding is all done with now and getting over my hang over, I am going to Sagada which is well known trekking area and rice terraces, It is also a 6hr bus ride!!! The ticket is cheap at £4.00 and the bus is no more than I expected, a ...

Community spirit, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Community spirit

A travel blog entry by charliek85

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Just to upset my muscles a little more, this morning I was back on another jeepney to Bontoc, and then another (which actually made me feel a little travel sick - too many tight corners turned at speed) to Banaue. Once back in Bananue I headed ...

Fiesta Time, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Fiesta Time

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... to smoke on more than one occasion but decline and have a couple of san Miguel’s  instead. It is a lovely place  Sagada and doesn’t take long  for it to grow on you, the pace and the fantastic surroundings,  I am trying ...

On the (bumpy) road again, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

On the (bumpy) road again

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... fried egg) before sitting on the jeepney to Bontoc at 8am, to then jump aboard a second jeepney to take me to Sagada. At midday I arrived, and registered at the tourist information centre, something all tourists have to do, before making way down the ...

Sagada - back to the roots!, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Sagada - back to the roots!

A travel blog entry by marie-julie

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... des plus beau que j'aie fait, où se succèdent forêts de pins, vallées verdoyantes et rizières en terrasses. Sagada est une petite bourgade sommeillante perdue dans la montagne, avec une seule rue où s'alignent petites épiceries et cafés. ...

Arrrive a - Segada - We are at, Segada, Philippines travel blog

Arrrive a - Segada - We are at

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Nous sommes partie ce matin tres tot pour Segada. Nous avons du marcher pour rejoindre notre autobus puisqu'il y avait une parade ce matin a Baguio. Nous avons rate le festival des fleurs mais nous sommes arrive ...

Cave connection, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Cave connection

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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So after another haggled jeepney ride I arrived in Sagada on a damp afternoon. Not a lot to choose from here in terms of accomodation so I picked a spartan room in a quirky hotel over a spartan room in a spartan hotel. All you need is somewhere clean to ...

Caving in to the challenge, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Caving in to the challenge

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... take in the mass of stacked, impossibly small and narrow coffins that lined the entrance of the cave - a traditional burial method for Sagada people. The dead are placed in a foetal position, as its believed you should leave the earth in the same position ...

Unburied in Sagada II, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Unburied in Sagada II

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... around a convenience store to play with a pet Huski puppy named Quiapo. Quiapo was chained up and he grunted. All other dogs in Sagada town run free but a top pedigree like Quiapo, was chained up. How ironic. Speaking about dogs, for the last two nights, ...

Sagada's Hidden Worlds, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Sagada's Hidden Worlds

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... extended one. The cool 14° C day weather was just too hard to resist. Began the day with a 2 hours walk through Sagada's villages namely Demang and Ambrasing on a network of footpaths from clusters of houses. Children not in school were hanging out ...

We off to find hanging coffins, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

We off to find hanging coffins

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

When we read the Lonely Planet is described Sagada as a hippy hangout full of travellers. We were looking forward to chilling out in bars mingling with other like minded folks and going for walks during the day. We checked into a cheap room with communal ...

Sentier a - Sagada - Trekking at, Segada, Philippines travel blog

Sentier a - Sagada - Trekking at

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Nous sommes toujours a Sagada. Hier soir nous avons rencontre un couple de francais qui nous ont amene manger du chien. He oui, nous avons essayer. Je vous entend deja "japper" sur la question. Ici c'est tres ...

MOUNTAIN PHOTOS, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

MOUNTAIN PHOTOS

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Check out the amazing pics Jon took with the new camera! ...

Adventures in the mountains, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Adventures in the mountains

A travel blog entry by kyley

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... early, had an incredible omelette in a café overlooking the ravine with some of the best coffee I’d had so far in the Philippines, then met with Butch and our guide for the cave connection.   First to Sumaguin cave, which is piled high with ...

Cottage living, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Cottage living

A travel blog entry by darlingandres

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...  Chad also gave us a great price on the place, P500/$12 a night which made the stay even more appealing. While in sagada we did a few treks, the first to hanging coffins and the other to a cave connection.  The hanging coffins were not as ...

Stunning scenery in Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Stunning scenery in Sagada

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... little things like our bus toppling off the side. Besides, I’d prayed to my guardian angel for protection….the Philippines has helped me discover a new found faith in guardian angels. There have been so many opportunities for me to pray for ...

Unburied in Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Unburied in Sagada

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... basically demolished Pacquiao with a knockout in the sixth round. This was utterly demoralizing for the people of the Philippines especially when after typhoon Bopha left a trail of destruction in Mindanao also the birthplace of the renowned boxer.  ...

Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Sagada

A travel blog entry by mattock

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... trip to the tranquil mountain top town of Sagada.  The journey brought better weather and eventually blazing sunshine.  Sagada was beautiful with amazing mountain backdrops, not many tourists and hardly any traffic.  Children were always in ...

Echo Valley Monster, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Echo Valley Monster

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... first bunch we have seen since the roof garden in Manila. This isn't a complaint more an observation, again we chose the Philippines knowing there would be less white folk. Plus you only yearn to see familiar coloured faces when the locals are staring, ...

Sagada  - Hanging Coffins, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Sagada - Hanging Coffins

A travel blog entry by cornishozzy

... only inches from a few hundred foot drop (please consult tables for all people who work on the metric system). I arrived in Sagada around about 4pm and checked into the Masferre Inn, which was the nearest accommodation to the bus stop (I am a backpacker ...

Learning a little about the locals, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Learning a little about the locals

A travel blog entry by charliek85

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... rice paddies we walked through later to the waterfall, also nearly all but destroyed through bad rains. Sagada, like I presume other parts of the Philippines, would have once been under water, with a prevalence of limestone rock formations towering above ...

Sagada and Baguio, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Sagada and Baguio

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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Now we continued our travels in the north of the Philippines and headed to a places called Sagada to check out the hanging coffins, which are literally coffins that have hung off cliff walls and in cave mouths. Whilst there Elliot decided to get this ...

Taking it easy in Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Taking it easy in Sagada

A travel blog entry by kriklu

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... in Sagada After another long buss ride (7 hours) i reached my current location a few days a go - A backpacker retreat called Sagada (pop 1350, elevation about 1600 m) in the mountains in northern Luzon. Here I chill out in the delightful mountain ...

Waking up in the clouds, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Waking up in the clouds

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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... , we open our eyes early in the morning and are in the middle of a cloud.  Oh and it's freezing (for the Philippines).  As the clouds lift and we take a jeepney from Bontoc to Sagada, we are wide-eyed at the beautiful rice-terraces all ...

Trekking and Caving in Sagada, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Trekking and Caving in Sagada

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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We think Sagada has the most charm of the Mountain Province. It has good eating at the Yogurt house and my favorite the Yellow Pie House. The houses are well built; often 3 to 5 stories with lots of re-bar and cement; built to last. Lots of pine trees ...

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