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Sagada (Mountain Province, Philippines)

Touch the sky on top of a jeep!

The last time i went up to Sagada, it took me 8 hours on bus and jeepney. The first bus ride is 6 hours long and it’ll take you to Banaue. The next ride is on a jeep to Bontoc and another jeep for 2 more hours that will take you to Sagada. Not only you will feel the the change in climate when you go up in the mountains but you also feel a sense of tranquility thats weirdly enough, hard to explain. You feel a sense of peacefulness that’s normally alien to you when you are in the city. When you are there take time to walk around and absorb the fresh air.

Try the mountain food, brown rice, Adobo and yoghurt! Walk some more. You will see that the people are the friendliest and they smile a lot specially the kids. To outsiders, Sagada is like the Amsterdam of the Philippines where you can get your fix of unimaginable strength. To me Sagada is more than that. I go here to be alone and enjoy the peace. So please don’t litter and abuse. Dont take anything. Just take beautiful lomos.

written by northwardnimbus

8 comments

  1. maxpinckers

    maxpinckers

    your images glow!!
    did you overexpose your film slightly or... ?

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  2. eyecon

    eyecon

    All pictures are great - but 11 is the best......

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  3. northwardnimbus

    northwardnimbus

    hi max! no i didnt not do anything. not even correct it. maybe i just got lucky that the scanning was clean and the xpro just right. its fuji provia 100f btw.

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  4. northwardnimbus

    northwardnimbus

    oh hi eyecon! yeah no.11 is the best for me too - the best lunch i had in years! thats adobong baboy. its pork marinated in soy sauce and vinegar cooked slowly. yum!

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  5. stouf

    stouf

    Yep ! Great shots !

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  6. ethermoon

    ethermoon

    F, nice shots. I love your angle every photo, kudos!

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  7. poitr

    poitr

    LOVE IT!

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  8. buzzlightyear182

    buzzlightyear182

    was this processed by digiprint? i'm wondering why all my provia 100 shots came out with a greenish tint?
    over 4 years ago · report as spam

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