Travel Blogs from Baguio
... to watch Dimples in action and see the community members actively taking notes on her preparations and asking questions. Dimples made sure that the food prepared was available and familiar to the community but also offered new techniques and healthy alternatives for them to use. Best of all we got to taste the delicious food and enjoy chatting with the community members throughout the afternoon.
As I sat on top of the jeepney returning ...
... Cabanatuan is about 4.5 hours. When we reach Cabanatuan, it is warm and I can finally take off the layers of clothes and enjoy the sun and heat.
We make a quick stop at Robinson's Mall in Cabanatuan to exchange money and check out a booth in the mall that sells tonnes of weapons. They had specialty retractable batons, handcuffs, nun-chucks, tazers, and a lot of knives that you can retract or detract the blade with one ...
... could have stayed a bit longer. Sabang turned out to be a very popular gay beach with many older gentleman couples enjoying this beach town. From Sabang we went back to Manila and flew to Puerto Princesa in Palawan, where we went to the famous subterranean river. This world heritage site is truly beautiful, but the magic is taken away by hundreds of tourists and the jokes made by the guides about shapes they recognize in the stalactites
get old after a while. Alya and I moved ...
... down the slopes leading to the crater, and have made the slopes green and beautiful again, although our guide told us that animals have just recently come back to live in the area. The lake itself is fed by cold springs, which actually act as a kind of cooling system for the volcano, which is why it doesn't erupt more often. Our guide told us that scientists have measured the depth in the middle of the lake up to 250 meters, at which point their measuring tools no longer ...
... known also as “Filipino time” or “stretch time” in Malaysia/India. As we noticed throughout our stay, there are no clocks to be found almost anywhere in public.
Getting the stamp in our passports (free visa for 21 days) and nice small from handsome immigration officer were the proof that we are in the country of nice, smiley people who don’t care much about time and modern life on the treadmill.
Other places to stay in Baguio
24 Session Road, Baguio | Innfrom $25