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I want us to go back to Baguio

A bit of a cliche really, but Baguio City, with its cool weather, attractions and stuff has still so many things to offer couples who still believe in its magic to strengthen bonds.






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This is my entry to the 4th Pinoy Travel Bloggers’s Blog Carnival with the theme “Most Romantic Place” currently hosted by Aleah of Solitary Wanderer. I miss you. I miss the look of your eyes framed by those long and curly lashes that made me weak in my knees the first time I saw you. Or how you bite your lips when just watching cable TV or playing on your laptop. Or when you break out into song with your melodious voice that I fell in love with. Nevermind if some notes get off key.

And I miss our trips to Baguio. Memorable.

Ah, Baguio. We used to go up there and just spend some time in the city of pines. More than its cool weather, it has always stood for romance. I agree, its the nippy weather that make us go under the sheets, strawberries in season and just enjoying a short stroll. With you, Baguio is always golden.

A bit of a cliche really, but Baguio’s crowdedness and urban sprawl is a turn off for some but for us, it still has its charm. We’ve been to most of its traditional attractions: PMA grounds where I really liked the architecture of some of the buildings; Burnham Park with its walks and joggers and trees; Session Road with its interesting denizens and many others; Cafe by the Ruins with its good food.

Even during a wet weekend, with days just spent at the hotel room and just getting out for dinner or a late hot cup of coffee or soup. But when was our last time to be there? Hectic schedules, misunderstandings and routine has taken its toll. And now, you’re a bit distant. Unreachable. Despite my many attempts to talk with you. And I am saddened.

Let’s talk. Let’s clear things out. And let’s go back to Baguio and rekindle old flames.


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Estan Cabigas is freelance photographer, blogger and writer based in Makati City, the Philippines. A true blue Cebuano, he makes stunning images and meaningful photo stories. His work has been published in local and international publications including National Geographic Magazine, Geo (Germany), Sunday Times Magazine (London) and other publications. He is also a peripatetic traveler and has traveled to all 81 Philippines provinces. I'm open for work, collaborations and inquiries, including hotel, restaurant and site features and reviews.
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9 Comments on I want us to go back to Baguio

  1. awww, hope things work out again between the two of you :)

  2. I certainly hope she’ll get to read this! :)

  3. I hope she reads this para ang next background song is ‘Reunited and it feels so good…’

  4. @mica: wow mica, naiimagine ko tuloy ikaw yung kumakanta!

    funny how the hearts day can influence one to write like this. nice one estan!

  5. I can hear Boston’s “More Than A Feeling” blasting on the stereo….yeah hope you two get reunited soon. A few of us deserves a good ending in romance hehe.

  6. wow! very well written. ramdam ko ang emotions.
    teary eyed ako (affected? haha)

  7. if all things were just plain and simple. if lovers can always be faithful. if…

  8. ahhh…Baguio, you always bring me down but I keep coming back to you! :) Ang galeng Estan, lumabas na naman pagiging makata mu. I hope she’s coming back…tas pakilala mu samen ni James ah! :)

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