Travelblog#46: Baguio – the Philippines

21st-24th February, 2015 Me and my three travelling companions had originally intended to spend our last few days in the Philippines visiting a small village in the north called Kabayan – which is famous for its people having their mummified ancestors stored within caves – but when we looked at the transport options we realisedContinue reading “Travelblog#46: Baguio – the Philippines”

Travelblog#44: Ifugao Rice Terraces – the Philippines

15th-18th February, 2015 Leaving Manila in behind, me and my three travelling companions – James, Chloe and Pedro – made our way to the bus station, where were loaded upon an aged vehicle. Once every space was filled, extra chairs were assembled in the aisle and more passengers were loaded on. This kind of thingContinue reading “Travelblog#44: Ifugao Rice Terraces – the Philippines”

Travelblog#43: Manila – the Philippines

13th-14th February, 2015 Manila has a bad reputation among the capitals of South East Asia: crime levels are high, it is surrounded by shanty towns, the streets are dirty, the traffic is almost constantly congested, the air quality is poor, and some say it  gives even Bangkok a run for its money for seediness. ItContinue reading “Travelblog#43: Manila – the Philippines”