Travel Blogs from Baguio
... motorcycle and side car for a harrowing ride up and down the mountains and all the way to the Baler Bus station. But actually it was fine, and not quite as scary as I thought it would be. By the way, here it seems that if there is a side-car attached to the motorcycle, nobody needs to wear a helmet. From Baler we said goodbye to Jay and Grace and took the bus to Baguio. It was about an 8 hour ride, but actually was pretty pleasant as far as bus rides ...
... surprise we are able to book onto a flight to Manila tomorrow (we had been told flights were already booked up until about 16 Nov). I feel a little guilty leaving these wonderful people, and have mixed emotions about moving on to Manila. The staff at the travel agents are so gracious and smiling, even making gentle jokes asking if we hadn't enjoyed the weather here on Coron! I asked them what people need most, I was told food for those who've lost ...
... with hordes of grocery shoppers. A rather porous market as I discovered when I ventured out of the market and re-entered from Magsaysay Avenue unknowingly.
The evening visit to SM City Mall (the mega mall) was kind of interesting. It is really a one stop shop-til-you-drop venue. Glistening clean and sterile. Uniquely the building is entirely open to climate, allowing for the cool temperatures of Baguio to ventilate its interiors.
... for in the front row. The way up was beautiful, and almost all the traffic was taxis, jeepneys, motor bikes and motor or regular bikes with a cart attached for passengers. Jeepneys serve as busses in the Philippines and they are like a pickup truck with a cover over the back bed area and benches underneath the cover in the back of the pickup truck. It was a tiring trip but the scenery was beautiful. As some of you probably know my youngest 2 brothers were adopted ...
... ll just have to run its course. So on my return to Baguio I’ve booked a room for less than thirty bucks US, with similar amenities. It can’t be any worse than the first place. I stayed there two nights, and on the second night they called at 10 p.m. and asked if I needed my room made up, 10 p.m., mind you.
The predominant local folk art here, as elsewhere in the Philippines, are the colorful jeepneys—local ...
Other places to stay in Baguio
24 Session Road, Baguio | Innfrom $25