Travel Blogs from Baguio
... It was wonderful to spend the morning in the fields with Olive helping her harvest Pako (native edible fern), and coffee and discuss her big dreams for the space like a new house for her on the land and greenhouses, and as always to sit peacefully and quietly and listen to the sounds of nature and clarity of mind that is only found at ENCA Farm!
Yesterday my host cousin Paul who is a Rural Community Nurse invited me to attend training in ...
... wind through Lower Brookside, climb Manuel Roxas Road, then to Aguilla Street. On the GPS it only said it was 4 kms away, but they failed to mention of the huge hills I would be trekking. It took over 2.5 hours and I walked through some pretty sketchy areas. I even took a wrong turn onto Holy Ghost Hill Exit Road, I decided not to take that short cut as the houses got even sketchier and there was less street ...
... of Pinatubo are back to life and densely populated again, the 20 or so kilometer radius around the volcano feels like another world. It is a restricted area, and the only people who are allowed to live there are Aeta, indigenous folks that have lived there for ages. Even they are sparsely scattered through the area. Weirdly enough, the U.S. and Philippine Air Forces also use the area for bombing practice - I'm betting the locals don't love that. The closer we drove to the ...
... from my dream. It will be stupid of me to give up now so I’ve gathered my remaining strength and continued walking.
We reached the summit before the sunrise. And there, as we are sitting, the sun begins to rise from the clouds. Everyone is clapping. You can actually feel the joy from everyone’s heart. It was not just magical. That moment was glorious. It’s as if God is beside each one of us.
It only took less than a minute for the ...
... price. I was off to the large SM Mall. It is just another Philppine mall, however the thing I enjoyed was the viewing terrace! The terrace was on the 3rd and 4th floors of the mall. It went all the way around the mall and you could see the whole city from it. The thing that makes this city unique is the mountains. It is kind of like Darjeeling in India, but nowhere near as nice. ...
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