Summer Place Hotel
Travel Blogs from Baguio
... then a porter grabbed our bags, asked where we were going and led us to a bus going to Baguio. He stored our bags and showed us to our seats. I tipped him a few US $ ( probably too much but he took any hassle from our trip).
We had been a little unsure about the buses as there was limited info online, we hadn't been able to find any schedules. We really shouldn't have worried, almost all the buses there were heading to Baguio!
The bus ( Victory Liner) was modern with ...
... years old (but he is known to exaggerate just a wee bit), has nothing good to say about the 'tin box', and by the time we arrive at the hotel to pick up Audrey and the other kids, has already given the bus the nick name TinTin.
Well, TinTin has lots of room for us 6, including the duffel bags and the hockey sticks!
We head out just as the rush hour reaches its peak. What a zoo. Patience is the only way to keep your sanity.
We drive north out of Manila, hitting ...
... and I went shopping at Robinson's again...I said I was shopping 'til I dropped, didn't I? When I finally had enough of shopping I went back to the hotel and Dave and I decided to try one more Japanese restaurant right next door to our hotel. This turned out to be really good and we laughed at ourselves for not having tried it sooner. Tomorrow we fly home so we spent the rest of the night packing up and chilling out for the long trip back.
... 8217;t have a hostel booked. I pulled into Baguio at about 11pm and hopped in a taxi to try and find a place to stay. I went to five places before I found one that had a room free. It was a hotel listed in my Rough Guide, but I’m not sure why it was in there. It was pretty horrible. The single room is 800 pesos ($20) for the night, which is pretty expensive for southeast Asia, and ...
... so hope there are no more chickens to keep me awake.
Felling like it is all coming to an end and want to make the most of the last few nights and maybe a highlight or two to write about.
Sadness is the feeling about leaving but I am looking forward to familiar surroundings and home comforts, perhaps I’m not the hardened traveller I thought, but the constant moving around is now really telling. So 5 days in Manila might ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet