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... 6 hours north) to Sagada to spend the week with Seigrid and her family. Sagada is a peaceful mountain town known for their incredible natural caves and delicious food options. It is always rejuvenating to visit Sagada and enjoy the wonderful hospitality of Siegrid and Steve. I am looking forward to some camping, hiking, and relaxing R and R for the next week high in the hills!
Sending love to all and more soon!
... a Mitsubishi Pajero owned by DZRH broadcast journalist Henry Araneta, and a Mitsubishi L-300 van owned by UNTV.
There was a seventh vehicle, a Grandia boarded by mediamen, but it
lagged behind and decided to turn around once the passengers sensed what
... temperatures, not too crowded, and I timed my dehydration just right so I wasn't too desperate at each pee stop. We arrived in Baguio, a biggish city of 300,000 (?) people at night so we just caught a taxi to a travel guide-recommended hotel (Blue Mountain Hotel) and got a room. It turned out to be fine, although the first night we were in a room on the road side of the building and it was astounding how loud it was. All. Night. Long. The next ...
... said the storm was far bigger than anyone had imagined and much bigger than anything any of them had ever experienced.
I've found out that an appeal has been set up by Tao Expeditions, a local boat tour company. They have set up a British bank account and a Philippine account for donations. They have been overwhelmed by the generosity so far. I think they are genuinely moved and so grateful.
The town feels a lot more in control ...
... with hordes of grocery shoppers. A rather porous market as I discovered when I ventured out of the market and re-entered from Magsaysay Avenue unknowingly.
The evening visit to SM City Mall (the mega mall) was kind of interesting. It is really a one stop shop-til-you-drop venue. Glistening clean and sterile. Uniquely the building is entirely open to climate, allowing for the cool temperatures of Baguio to ventilate its interiors.