Manila's Kings of the Road (or How I Survived A Jeepney Ride) | Your Hemp and CBD Resource!
It's Day Four in Manila and I found myself waiting in the main thoroughfare on a gloomy afternoon. It's been raining these past few days due to a typhoon. To most people, it's a depressing time to be gallivanting about. Maybe because the rains cause horrible traffic congestion. But to someone who's a bit of a Romantic (or one who just enjoys mud and wetness), my spirits are high and I was jacked to do more exploring.
Philippines Photos -- National Geographic
See photos of the Philippines (including Cebu Island, Manila, Banaue rice terraces, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.
Baguio, Ifugao and Mountain Province - DIY Travel Guide
DIY Travel Guide to Baguio, Ifugao and Mountain Province by Levy Jovanie Lison. Collection of itineraries of the Two Monkeys Travel Group.
BAGUIO CITY: Bell Church
The bell is also one of the spots in my itinerary once I'm in Baguio City. On the way to Strawberry Fields in La Trinidad I always dropped by at the Bell Church. It is located in the north of Baguio along the road going to La Trinidad, Benguet. In the compound you can see dragons, buildings in Chinese inspired design, pagoda, arches, artifacts and bells. The Bell Church opens at 6 o'clock in the morning and closes at 5 o'clock in the afternoon.
Rood and Cathedral - The Baguio Catholic Cathedral is one of the most visited landmarks of Baguio, Philippines. The construction of the cathedral was begun on a hill. It was later called Mount Mary. The cathedral was finally consecrated in 1936 and dedicated to Our Lady of Atonement. During World War II it became an evacuation center and withstood the Japanese carpet bombing of the city in 1945, thereby saving thousands of lives.
World's Most Endangered Sites
There’s an aquatic ecosystem so threatened it was added to UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger in 2010—for the second time. But this site isn’t in a Third World or war-torn country. It’s the Florida Everglades.Every summer, UNESCO evaluates the status of its World Heritage sites, and no country is immune from scrutiny when it comes to the List of World Heritage in Danger. The sites reflect a concern about both cultural and environmental heritage. They include everything from tropical…