Travel Blogs from Baguio
... day. Next time though, I wouldn't go back to the park on the weekend as it was very crowded from all the people that come up to Baguio during this time.
Another place we visited was Lordes Grotto. A tourist spot but with a more religious aspect to it. We walked an hour to the spot followed by a 250 step climb up to the top. Many come for the religious experience. We followed this up by ...
We are now safely tucked away in the mountains in Northern Luzon. We managed to get a plane from Coron to Manila, where we spent a couple of days relaxing, enjoying hot baths and Skyping with friends and family. I read this morning that Busuanga (the island we were on) is among the worst hit. Places such as Tacloban in Leyte and the island of Samar are just devastated though.
We decided to try to get away to a completely different environment, I ...
An auspicious date today but nothing extraordinary for me. Although I did spent half a day on a bus through Cordilleras' extraordinary mountain valleys, enjoying her stunning landscape. Took the 7 am bus and settled on the left side of the bus (as highly recommended by a Scottish traveller I met at George guesthouse). True enough, left seated passengers were treated to some spectacular mountain landscape with rice terraces ...
... curvy backroads. Baguio is spread out over various hilltops, and the road network is like a bowl of spaghetti. It is difficult to get your bearings, particularly with the poor visibility in the drizzly weather. TinTin kept up well with local traffic. It was great to be shown around Ship, which is clearly a well run facility. Not very surprisingly, Ava quickly connected with some of the kids. When it was time to go, she convinced us to let ...
... options than seemed readily available in Manila, or even Vigan, ironically.
Baguio is the “summer capital” of the Philippines, where all the wealthy lowlanders come when the sweltering and sweat become too much to bear. It’s the kind of place that I like, too, as a traveler, a mid-size city, something like Montego Bay to Jamaica’s Kingston, big enough to allow for plenty of diversity, without being so big that ...
Other places to stay in Baguio
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