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Sagada: Where to Stay

Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | Views [2103] | Comments [1]

Most of the accommodations are basic, which include a bed with a common or shared bathroom. Prices range from P400 - P500 per head per night. The Rock Inn, which is farther away from town is pricier but is best when one wants quiet moments either ... Read more >

Tags: gaia, rock inn, sagada, st josephs resthouse, yellow house

Sagada: How to Get There

Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | Views [11131]

Via Public Transportation Manila-Baguio-Sagada route             This is the most popular route given the number of buses going to Baguio. Victory Liner has a 24-hour service and buses run every hour on off-peak seasons and every 15 minutes ... Read more >

Tags: auto bus, banaue, bontoc, cable tours, road trip, sagada, victory liner

Sagada 2006: The First Time

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | Views [1588]

It was from the 80's movie "Kung Mangarap Ka't Magising" where I first learned about the place called Sagada. Another movie, the 2006 romantic comedy "Don't Give Up On Us" also had Sagada as its setting. It was then ... Read more >

Tags: bomod-ok falls, rice terraces, sagada, spelunking, sumaging cave, trekking

Mt. Pulag 2: The Sky as Big Screen Amidst a Sea of Clouds

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | Views [792]

Call time is at 3:00 A.M. Even if I had just a few hours of intermittent sleep brought about by the neighboring tent's "socials" the night before, I was still fortunate to wake up on the right side of the tent. I prepared for this day, ... Read more >

Tags: mountain climbing, mt. pulag, summit, sunrise, trekking

Mt. Pulag 1: From Flatlands to Highlands

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | Views [1251]

This is getting serious, this mountain-climbing stuff. I thought my Mt. Pulag dream was reserved for the last quarter of the year, but I found myself one Friday night on a Victory Liner bus bound for Baguio City. I'm known for being a light packer, ... Read more >

Tags: clouds, mountain climbing, mt. pulag, summit, sunrise, trekking

Solo in Sagada

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | Views [2601]

This isn't the first time I traveled solo. In fact, I'm used to traveling alone since I was in high school and I couldn't remember when I made my first real solo travel. Sagada has such a magnet for me and although this is my third trip to this ... Read more >

Tags: caving, mountain, sagada, trekking, waterfalls

Rough Ride and Trek to Mt. Pinatubo

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | Views [3687]

More than twenty years since its catastrophic eruption in June 1991, Mt. Pinatubo remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Luzon.  I've been longing to see this volcano with its picture-perfect crater lake for the longest ... Read more >

Tags: crater lake, mt. pinatubo, trekking



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