[BAGUIO] ▬ THE PINE TREES ARE HERE TO STAY.
Baguio owns the City of Pines tag. However, Baguio's most popular crowded destinations like the Session Road, SM Mall, Mines View Park, Burnham Park, The Mansion and others don't give you the real "City of Pines' experience.
While trekking in between tall pine trees seeing both old and young trunks, my sarcasm suddenly realized that the busy life in Session road, the traffic in Harrison and the shoppers crowd in SM Baguio are ridiculous.
[BAGUIO] ▬ THE PINE TREES OF CAMP JOHN HAY
[BAGUIO] ▬ SO YES, SOME PARTS OF CAMP JOHN HAY ARE DENSELY VEGETATED WITH PINE TREES.
[BAGUIO] ▬ YOUNG PINE TREES GROWING.
A PRIVATELY-RUN ADVENTURE PARK LOCATED IN CAMP John Hay has developed this lush part of Baguio to bring visitors into the old face of Baguio. Mixed with exhilarating activities, you can enjoy the quiet, green and often overlooked part of the City of Pines.
TREE TOP ADVENTURE
[BAGUIO] ▬ Tree Top Adventure: What to Expect? + Things You Must Know
TEASER ► The facilities are well-engineered—truly a work of the experts. Pine trees are part of the activities and they claim that no tree was harmed.
is the name of the adventure-and-tour operator. For an individual rate of 100 pesos, you can trek into its pine woodland and view the area 100 feet above the ground through the Skywalk.
[BAGUIO] ▬ THE TREK STARTS.
[BAGUIO] ▬ TREKKING IN CAMP JOHN HAY
[BAGUIO] ▬ IT'S A MAGICAL VIEW WHILE ON TRACK.
[BAGUIO] ▬ BEAUTIFUL WINDING TRAIL
[BAGUIO] ▬ VIEW OF NEIGHBORING ITOGON TOWN
I MUST SAY, THIS IS THE REAL image of Baguio its ancestors wanted her to be known. It is the City of Pines after all—and I felt the very essence of her tag when I trekked into its pine forest.
It may have lost some of its trees prior to the American occupation and reforestation might have restored its old glory but I still found the answer why its early inhabitants and visitors called it as the City of Pines.
I never thought I would ever experience this in Camp John Hay. Finally, my self believed I'm in the City of Pines and this place should and must be the real Baguio image of the past and today! ▬ end
[BAGUIO] ▬ THE TRAIL
 This experience was made possible through Azalea Residences Hotel in Baguio City. I was invited to experience the Azalea hospitality.
 All maps I used on this post are the works of Eugene Alvin Villar and Mike Gonzalez published on Wikipedia. Source: 1 | 2 |
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