Baguio City, Philippines. May 22-25, 2003.

Baguio was originally constructed by US military forces as a mountain retreat in the early 1900s. Nicknamed the "Summer Capital of the Philippines"
Approximately 1,500-1,575 meters above sea level, Atmospheric Pressure: 845 Millibar, Room Temperature: 20°-21.2° C, Outside Temperature: 15°-16° C on May 22-25, 2003.

Green Valley Hotel and Resort, Camp John Hay, Camp John Hay Manor, Le Soufflé Restaurant, CAP-John Hay Trade & Cultural Center, Mile Hi Center, Guide map of Camp John Hay, Bell Church, Baguio Country Club, Mines View Park, Good Shepherd Convent, Wright Park, The Mansion, Grotto, Coo Yee San Mall and Hotel, Saint Louis University, Session Road, Marcos Highway, Statue of Pres. Marcos, and Plaza Luisita Mall.

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  *Goddaughter Trixie in Green Valley Country Club! With me and Trixie were her parents, her brothers, her uncle and auntie, and her cousins.
  *Green Valley (Baguio) Country Club Hotel and Resort, Inc., Santo Tomas Road, Baguio City, Philippines
  *six billiard tables
  *Indoor Swimming Pool
  *Basketball Court
  *Tenpin Bowling Lanes
  *Duckpin Bowling Lanes
  *Tennis/Volleyball court
  *3 Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
  *Badminton Court
  *Houses in the Green Valley Country Club Hotel and Resort
  *House we stay in Green Valley, Baguio City.
  *During our stay here in Baguio, about every 2:30 P.M. everyday, fog would appear through the whole afternoon combined with a little rain till 7:00 P.M. While the next morning sky would be very clear and sunny. Picture taken 2:50P.M. May 22, 2003.
  *But on our last day stay, the visibility narrow to 10 meters at 4 P.M. and it rain all afternoon till the next Sunday morning. Room temperature drop from 21.2° C to 20° C on 12 midnight. Then when I got back to Manila on May 25, 2003 Sunday, tropical depression "Linfa" (typhoon Chedeng) swept the Philippines and it rain hard till May 29, 2003. Picture taken 3:07 P.M. May 23, 2003.
  *Views taken when I was in the Green Valley Country Club Hotel and Resort
  *Camp John Hay Golf Clubhouse, Camp John Hay, Baguio City, Philippines. Camp John Hay, formerly a US military rest and recreation facility. It is were WWII in the Philippines began and ended here: the first bomb to hit the Philippines was dropped here by the Japanese in 1941, and this is where General Yamashita signed the Japanese surrender four years later.
  *With my Goddaughter Trixie!
  *Houses near Camp John Hay Golf Clubhouse
  *Camp John Hay Golf Course
  *Houses inside Camp John Hay
  *Camp John Hay Manor, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
  *Camp John Hay Manor viewed from Fil-Am Friendship Garden.
  *Fil-Am Friendship Garden, Camp John Hay Manor, Camp John Hay, Baguio City.
  *Le Soufflé at The Manor Restaurant, Camp John Hay Manor, Camp John Hay, Baguio City.
  *CAP-John Hay Trade & Cultural Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
  *Mile Hi Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City.
  ***Guide map of Camp John Hay, Baguio City, Philippines
  *Bell Church, Baguio City, Philippines
  *The Bell Church is a cluster of small, ornate, pagoda-roofed temples set on a hill near La Trinidad. though originally a Buddhist temple, the priest here practices a mix of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity.
  *Baguio Country Club, Baguio City
  *Souvenir stalls of Mines View Park
  *Small viewing platform to view mines (no longer operational) carved into the Benguet mountain range. Mines View Park, Baguio City
  *Mountain Maid Training Center, Good Shepherd Convent, 15 Gibraltar Road, Baguio City, Philippines. Where sisters sell the best strawberry jam, ube and peanut brittle in the city.
  *Good Shepherd Convent.
  *Wright Park, where parents come to bring their kids to ride ponies around a track.
  *The Mansion House, the Philippine President's summer home.
  *Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, established in 1907 by the Spanish Jesuits for the Glory of God on the top of 252 steps.
  *Our Lady of Divine Shephered, located near Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Baguio City
  *Coo Yee San Hotel and Mall, Baguio City viewed from Lourdes Grotto.
  *Jose G. Burgos Center, Saint Louis University, Baguio City
  *Session Road, Baguio City
  *Many houses along the mountain of Baguio City
  *Marcos Highway, Baguio City, Philippines. Approximately 1,200 meters above sea level. This part of the highway is less than 40 minutes ride before reaching Baguio City. Fog appeared all over the sky.
  *Ruined head statue of late President Ferdinand E. Marcos along Marcos Highway, Baguio City, Philippines.
  *Because of frequent landslide, this portion of Marcos Highway is covered by concrete roof. Approximately 600 meter above sea level
  *Plaza Luisita Mall, Santa Luisita, Tarlac, Philippines

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