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Baguio Pasalubong: Raisin Bread, Ham and Cheese of Le Chef at The Manor

A few pasalubong items are distinctly from Baguio City. There’s the Ube Jalaya (ube jam) of Good Shepherd, the Kulangot ng Intsik (hey, don’t look at me, that’s what those little brown, round things are called, akin to kalamay somewhere else), Choco Flakes of Mikasan, strawberry jam and fresh strawberries, and the Igorot sa Bariles (now, listen closely, don’t be a victim by pulling out that barrel). Continue reading Baguio Pasalubong: Raisin Bread, Ham and Cheese of Le Chef at The Manor

The Manor at Camp John Hay, Baguio City

They say the early bird gets the worm. True. But there’s more. Those who rise early get to discover that this early, the first week of November, there’s fog in Metro Manila. Yes, fog, not smog. A truly wonderful sight. It’s so beautiful (well, at least for those with roof over their heads), with the blinking red light on top of the nearby cellsite greatly muted and dispersed. It’s like being in Baguio City. Except nothing really substitutes for Baguio. Continue reading The Manor at Camp John Hay, Baguio City