Travel Blogs from Baguio
It has been an eventful week since I arrived to the Philippines on the 7th! The intense humidity in Manila is always over powering and while I try to spend very little time there it was wonderful to reconnect with an old friend from high school and his fiancÚ that are now living in Manila. Kent, is a videographer and photographer focusing on wildlife conservation projects and Susie his finance works for Catholic Relief Services ...
... at the terminal on March 31st at 1130am. Lucky for us by 115pm it was full with 13 adults, 2 kids and a driver ready for Kabayan.
Our drive was full of curves and a lot of rough patches specially closer to the town. I felt sick most of the ride. Lucky I didn't throw up and slow us down. It took 3.5hrs to get there and the roads weren't too bad but you can see in a number of areas where piles of rocks and dirt ...
... The music and choreography was great, even the elementary schools performed better than many high school bands that I have listened to.
After the parade and the band competitions we go to SM mall to have lunch. Uncle Louie brings me a guyabano slushie. I assume that you just stab the straw into the thin plastic top just like you would for bubble tea, but I was wrong. The slushie bursts and splatters over ...
... Development in Denver and helps distribute their innovative solar bulbs all around the globe. The majority of developing country households spend at minimum 25% of their income on kerosene and other fuels, which cause a great deal of harm to the environment and health of the people. NOKERO’s products help bring sustainable light to communities and I am so excited to help introduce these products in the Philippines. Auntie Olive was thrilled to have the bulbs ...
... to dump torrential rainwater onto the already-treacherous roads.
I willed myself not to think about death/casualty statistics, and tried to lose myself in a thumping playlist of Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Lady Gaga and Beyonce as the bus obstinately heaved itself upwards into The Cordillera. Hey, we did survive the World's Most Dangerous road in Bolivia, coming pretty close to disaster, so... this should be a piece of cake, right?
Other places to stay in Baguio
24 Session Road, Baguio | Innfrom $25