Coron 2012

El Compass Travel and Tours I saw their post in Sulit.com.ph and inquired how much would the package cost. They asked me for a deposit but I was hesitant because we think it’s very risky; it’s been raining hard in Metro Manila weeks before our Coron trip (monsoon rains flooded the metro) plus I haven’t…

Ilocos 2012 (Part 2, Evangeline’s Resort | Pagudpud North Tour)

Our day two in Pagudpud was spent doing what was dubbed as the “North Tour”. We had our breakfast at Evangeline’s and as previously planned, we transferred our baggages from Jun & Carol’s to Evangeline’s before asking our tour guide to fetch us. Like the South Tour, the trip cost 600 Pesos per tricycle/rickshaw.  Fees (very minimal) to optional stops like Kabigan Falls and Agua Grande are not included though. The North Tour includes the following stops:

A Taste of Baguio

I’ve been to the City of Pines two times before. My first was when I was still a kid, way back in summer of 1994. I remembered we visited the usual tourist spots like the Grotto, Minesview Park, Philippine Military Academy (PMA), and Camp John Hay. My second visit was in November of 2007. It was literally an impromptu trip. We have Saturday work in my previous company. My officemates invited me to go to Baguio that same night. Since it’s been more than 10 years since my 1st visit, I secretly hoped that we visit the usual tourist spots. I’ve added the Chinese Temple to my list of visited tourist spots on that visit. My 3rd visit (last May) was with my group of friends. I would describe my most recent Baguio visit as “Food Trip” rather than “travel trip”. It’s a welcome change! 😉