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Travel Blogs from Baguio
... not know, joined the group in the hallway, and soon the hallway in front of the office was the busiest place in the facility. Ma'am Julie, the center head from 5 years ago, was no longer there. Instead, the new 'center head' came out of her office to greet us, but not unexpectedly, was much more reserved. We asked for permission to walk around and show Jessney the place. Not much had changed in 5 years. Still the same bare greenish and yellow walls. ...
... in plaster? That little patch of blue is my wormhole to another dimension! Okay, I guess translucent glass bricks are better than nothing, but not much. I’ve already booked a different place for the return from Vigan. And room discounting is heavy here as well as Manila, special rates by the hour, by the half day, after midnight, walk-in only, locals only, you name it. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Those reasonable ...
... hour. Our bus at 8:00am, I let my friend sit with the bags and walk around the enclosed bus arena with my cameras.
Buses to Baguio start at 5:00am, approximately one every hour, till about noon. 240-250 km, fare: PHP 440 (current US$ 1 = PHP 43).
The ride is comfortable once we are out of the chaotic Manila traffic. There are three 15-min stops, ...
... with a $50 phone call bill...try and avoid making unnecessary international phone calls to your bank in the U.S. from a hotel phone across the world! Anyways, another lesson learned. Claire and I headed to the Victory Liner bus station in Pasay and jumped on the cheapest bus headed to Baguio City, which was 400 pesos or about $8USD. Vendors jumped on and off the bus selling fish chips with vinegar and cold waters. After reading Juliet's ...
... sweet laughter of Shiosa as we cook dinner together, or the simple peace found in spending the afternoon weeding in the garden, or picking fresh guava and lemons which are abundant. I myself am daily reconnecting with the peace of ENCA Farm and its continued vision and purpose. I am indeed blessed to be a small part of ENCA’s story and it continues to unfold each day that I am here.
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
It was a last minute booking...via email thanks to Victory Liner for free wi-fi access and to Mr. Eugene and co. for accommodating my last minute request to reserve a room for my family...they even allow us to an early check-in without charge by 6am and allow us to leave our bags after checking out the next day...again without charge...Two thumbs up for the service....the room is quite ok, with the breaktaking view of burnham park ..
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