Prince Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Baguio
... 8217;s not signposted). We couldn’t buy tickets until the day of travel.
Heading back to the hotel we stumbled across ' Cafe by the ruins’, as it was still raining we had a pot of tea and some bread and pate- delicious. The food here has been good so far, we have tried a few specialities. Beef tapa ( marinated in sugar,garlic and vinegar), Longganisa (small beef or pork sausages with lots of garlic), Adobo ( we had pork which was so yummy, marinated in soy sauce, ...
... through more towns of the same makeup, we finally reach the foot of the mountains where the road starts to incline in the final stretch to Baguio. The scenery changes abruptly to lush mountain terrain. A narrow windy road curves up mountains. Kennon Road was built by the Americans to open up the mountainous area around Baguio. It is an amazingly beautiful stretch of road. We finally reach Baguio and arrive at the home of the Piet family, where we will be staying for the next few ...
... can afford just to waste days because of our stupidity.
After the cafe we ate at McDonalds which has a 40p (pound) saver menu which I made use of. Philippines doe have it's own food but we know so little about it and the opportunity has yet to arise to eat it properly. Back in Malaysia I wrote how we ate at a Philippines food stand and I mused that I doubted Filipino food was steaks and rice, it seems I was wrong, alot of it does seem to be that sort of thing.
... me up.
Around 7:00pm the street lights come on and we realize we the difficulty of getting taxi. There are two men mixing cement by the road and they point to steps that are a short cut to a busier road below. It's a marvel how every house-owner incorporates steps as he builds the house and they all connect to provide a pedestrian thoroughfare from atop to the base of such a high hill.
On the road at the end of the steps there is no cab ...
... cake, mmmmmmmmm.
I will hopefully move on to Sagada tomorrow which is where the famous rice terraces are but its another 6hrs on a bus : (
and don't forget thats 14hrs away from Manila now, on a bus.... no air service up this way.
I will try to get over night travel sorted this time to do away with hotel bills.
So all thats left tonight is a few drinks and wave my flag.