Travel Blogs from Baguio
... 8220;Filipino time’… 4 hours became over 6 hours and after initial admiration of the beauty of nature, we both end up pretty tired at the end of that bus ride.
Wet days in Baquio, elev 1450m
Filipinos are sooooo Americanized – they have all brands of fast food chains, big shopping malls, movies (they even watch American Idol!). Most of them speak perfect English (with heavy American accent); they spend time on computers and ...
... from underground hot springs in the lake.
This villager was wearing an example of a strange fashion phenomenon where the men wear a long sleeve tee shirt on their head, placing the head opening over their eyes, letting the rest of the shirt drape over their head and then using the sleeves to tie it securely around their neck, apparently to give them some relief from the sun. It made me really curious how this fashio started. ...
... never arose. Baguio is a nice little mountain city with wonderfully cool weather.
I acquired an annoying kiwi in his 50s at the bus terminal which I didn’t manage to shake until the next morning. He talked endlessly about the Christchurch earthquakes for about an hour while we wandered the city checking out different lodging options. I indulged him and we went to a vegetarian restaurant at ...
I met up with the French guys in Sagada. We hike down to the burial cave to see the coffins. We later went to dinner and then had a couple beers at a little rasta bar before saying goodbye. They were leaving the next morning.
The next morning, I went to the Yogurt house to have yogurt, granola and mountain tea - yummy. I meet a Canadian named Ron and we decided to get a guide from the local guide service. He took us to ...
... by messing around with it! Ah well, we looked like we knew what we were doing! (Note from Karen: At one point Ashley very confidently moved a few sticks around and I would have been very impressed with him had the huge flame we'd had a few seconds earlier instantly die out!)
Talking of being at one with nature. When we went into our hut ...
- Free parking
- Pets allowed