Category: Benguet

Tuba, Benguet: Dinosaurs Island and Holy Land at Baguio Eco Park [Blog Giveaway]

Science and religion don’t always see eye to eye but at the 3.2 hectare Baguio Eco Park – located along the Marcos Highway just outside Baguio City – two mini theme parks comfortably sit side-by-side bringing to life prehistory and the stories of the Bible. Popular with pilgrims especially during Holy...

Kabayan, Benguet – Abode of the Fire Mummies

Ever since my first visits to the Baguio Museum as a child, I’ve been fascinated by the fire mummies of the Ibaloi people in Kabayan, Benguet. More than two decades after, a spontaneous weekend hiking trip with fellow blogger Christine Fernandez of Adventures of a Jovial Wanderer and a college...

Tam-awan Village (Baguio City, Benguet)

At the northwest portion of Baguio City, one can enjoy a sneak peek of ethnic Cordilleran life amidst the lush greenery of Barangay Tam-awan, where on a clear day one can see the South China Sea in the distance, giving the place its name which literally means “vantage point.” With...

Burnham Park (Baguio City, Benguet)

Laid-back Baguio locals may wax nostalgic about their home city’s cooler temperatures and easy traffic along Session Road back in the 1980s and decades before, but Burnham Park–the heart of how I remember this century-old mountain city located 250 kilometers north of Manila–still retains much of its rusticity and charisma.  Named...