Category Archives: Sagada

>Leaving Sagada by Jeepney

>Oh why did we ever leave Sagada. In search of new adventures, to be sure to come. We hopped on a Jeepney bound for Bontoc, the next “big” town. Yes here it is. Look at this inventive fan with tissues … Continue reading

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>Some final pictures of Sagada

>Time seems to stand still here A lady separates husks from rice Sherwin got served the smallest meal ever. And the Yoghurt House once again (due to previous small meal) Chickens on a bus, my favourite thing to see. This … Continue reading

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>Doing the washing, Philipine Style

>On our final day in Sagada I learned how to do my washing Philippine Style – With bar laundry soap. No washboard or ringer either. I have to admit, a wringer would have been nice. I hang my shirts next … Continue reading

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>One Less Chicken in the Village tonight

> After the coffin fun, oh yeah and some video games and karaoke, we went back to the Log Cabin to try the local specialty, Pinikpikan Chicken. We saw this being, um, prepared from the bus window on the way … Continue reading

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>Hanging Coffins

> We walked past the town church to find the famous hanging coffins of Echo Valley. We walked up the steps towards the town cemetery, the starting point for the Echo Valley trail. We found this one viewpoint, where we … Continue reading

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>Sagada Caves and Camping

>Leaving the creepy caves, we went to look at the other caves down the road. However we really wanted to try out my new lightweight tent, and decided to camp for awhile. Instant noodles over a fire The view from … Continue reading

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>If you see a coffin, don’t point

>We went to the Masferre Inn for more “Torta Talong” for breakfast before setting out on our hike to the Lumiang Burial Caves. I read aloud from my guide book. “Don’t point at any of the coffins or skeletons,” it … Continue reading

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>The Bumpiest Bus Ride

>Imagine 7 hours of this…. The bus to Sagada. No wonder tourists have a tough time leaving that town! http://www.youtube.com/get_player I included some maps below, so you can see the route between Baguio and Sagada http://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&q=sagada&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF-8&s=AARTsJohYU2HVlG9V8pxMVkJKfuZP1Dd4Q&ll=16.759838,120.757599&spn=0.788968,0.583649&z=10&output=embedView Larger Map http://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&q=sagada&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF-8&s=AARTsJohYU2HVlG9V8pxMVkJKfuZP1Dd4Q&ll=16.1883,120.904541&spn=3.692169,2.334595&t=p&z=8&output=embedView Larger … Continue reading

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>Sagada, Day 1

>The next morning we reluctantly left our Log Cabin and set out to find somewhere else to stay, since it was booked now for the next 3 days.Stairs to the Log Cabin suite are right by the kitchen, which is … Continue reading

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>The Bus to Sagada

>Before leaving Baguio for Sagada, we had a nice big meal. With Sherwin’s help I finally made that sauce out of these limes I was given, squeezing them and adding soya sauce. Here is the bus, we claimed our seats … Continue reading

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