Travel Blogs from Baguio
... in the ocean and buy some fish from the Dagupan fish market however, we hit a snag along the way. Our passenger side wheel bearing is leaking oil so we find a mechanic in Bobonan along the McArthur highway. The Barangay (aka. township) is as big as Murillo. I'm a bit nervous since we are in a small town only 200 kms from Manila. The mechanic diagnoses the problem of the loose bearings component and we buy the bearing from a shop a couple ...
... It was a hot sunny day which was surprising as we had been led to believe it would be cooler here. We waked down to Burnham Park, there is a huge boating lake in the middle and a skating (roller) rink and bumper cars, great for the families that were everywhere. Don’t they have school on a Thursday?
It was a beautiful quiet spot and from there we could see the Cathedral, this was mentioned in the guide book so off we went up the hill to take a look. The Cathedral is pink! ...
... inquiry. And totally unexpectedly, they offer to show us the house where the birthfather lived. Five officers jump in a van, and we follow them (in TinTin) down the narrow roads of this tiny town. The motorcade (as it felt like) stopped in front of this basic house made from concrete blocks with a steel roof with thatch. Two officers jump out, and explain the purpose of our visit to an older lady answering the door, who later appeared to be the birth father's first cousin. Before ...
... set out for you is part and parcel.
Into a taxi. Out of a taxi. Into another taxi, on meter. Stayed in taxi. He has the worst radio station I've ever heard on. The woman and topics of discussion are almost Partridge comical.
We arrived at the station and I got out of the taxi. I must have still been pretty tired because I went over and handed 150php to the taxi driver who was stood just by me on the platform. Having paid him I turned round to Charlotte ...
Exploring a Biblical Environmental Ethic in the New Millennium
I headed up to Baguio (the summer capital of the Philippines - for the US military!) for a day of teaching on the Bible and the environment. After a six hour bus ride with the AC turnred to the Filipino setting of "way too cold for this little black duck" I arrived ...
Other places to stay in Baguio
24 Session Road, Baguio | Innfrom $25