Baguio Weekend Photo Diary

Bell Church

I lived in a suitcase for exactly a week. Forgetting about the date with Mr. H in Baguio, I traveled to Batangas with Chef Sandy Daza and the team for the last of the FoodPrints shoot for Season 1. Yehey, congrats to me for completing the self-imposed challenge! (The stories come next.) Soon after I arrived and forty winks, the hubby reminded the date with his high school friends and the wifeys. A very long week! Not complaining whatsoever. We had loads of fun regardless of an unforeseen glitch.

Eating like a horse for a straight one week is over the top. If you’ll notice, I gained a muffin top.

Big thanks go to dear friends.

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The Bell Church Buddhist temple in La Trinidad, Benguet.

Martial ArtsBell Church of La TrinidadLotusCafe by the Ruins

Baguio is not complete without visiting Cafe by the Ruins.

Basul Bread Roll

Basil bread bursting with freshness. Below is Thai beef salad designed to be paired with some tangy curry dressing.

Thai Beef SaladGado-Gado

The best and only kesong puti salad, mizzled with upland dressing, in town!


Baguio bagnet.

Cafe by the RuinsDuck Confit

Discovered a new fave at Cafe by the Ruins! A touch of France with duck confit, leg fantastically cooked in its own lard! Super, I’m still imagining the tasty sweetness!

BenCab Museum

The BenCab Museum once again.

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Read: Paul McCartney bought a BenCab for P70 in the ’60s.

Baguio Greens

The La Trinidad Baguio vegetables bagsakan daily grind.

Busy StreetLerttuceTiendaan ti NatengA LemonPNKY CafePNKY Cafe counter

Finally found time to check out Liana Garcia Joyce‘s Lomo photos at the PNKY Cafe.

Cups and SaucersCamera Strap

Chanced upon my best friend and her Nina with the same Punchdrunk Panda Seashore Sun Daze camera strap for her Canon. They were about to leave The Forest Lodge when we arrived.

The Forest LodgeWallFuchsia Zinnias (SOOC)

Morning walk to Choco-late de Batirol near the Camp John Hay exit, or is it the entrance? I got an iced chocolate drink laced with almond essence to wake me up.

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The boys’ breakfast.

Brothers Burger bagOnion Rings

Peeping into a bag of Brothers Burger. Between a burger and onion rings, I’d choose the latter. With cilantro cream and blue cheese please!


The way to cool.

Passion Fruit

The fruit of passion.

Photographed by Blauearth © Blauearth™ All Rights Reserved 2009-2013

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