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 ...
... 8217;s not signposted). We couldn’t buy tickets until the day of travel.
Heading back to the hotel we stumbled across ' Cafe by the ruins’, as it was still raining we had a pot of tea and some bread and pate- delicious. The food here has been good so far, we have tried a few specialities. Beef tapa ( marinated in sugar,garlic and vinegar), Longganisa (small beef or pork sausages with lots of garlic), Adobo ( we had pork which was so yummy, marinated in soy sauce, ...
... through more towns of the same makeup, we finally reach the foot of the mountains where the road starts to incline in the final stretch to Baguio. The scenery changes abruptly to lush mountain terrain. A narrow windy road curves up mountains. Kennon Road was built by the Americans to open up the mountainous area around Baguio. It is an amazingly beautiful stretch of road. We finally reach Baguio and arrive at the home of the Piet family, where we will be staying for the next few ...
Baguio is the Philippines summer city. Basically that means it's a bit cooler, which it is, but it's nice cool nothing drastic. The city itself is a grey mini Manila filled with students who go to the uni here for half the year. We were in no mood to investigate the city as it got dark so we instead went to an internet cafe and saved down as much info as we could about our upcoming destinations. We need an itenerary, winging it will only get you so far and we ...
... with stalls selling curios and clothes. Outside, on the main road are more stores and restaurants on one side of Gibraltar Road and a long row covered side-walk fronting the shops selling the same things which make me wonder how they make the money.Rimando's at the corner has the biggest and best collection of Cordillera carvings and other souvenirs.
On Gibraltar Road we have lunch at restaurant with great dishes, decor and view of ...
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