Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sagada 101

From Sagada Municipal Tourist Information Center


Brief History of Sagada (Quoted from Bartolome Daoas)
Sagada is nestled in a valley at the upper end of the Malitep Tributary of the Chico River some 1 ½ kms. above sea level in the Central Cordillera; enveloped between the main Cordillera Ranges and Ilocos Range. Sayote, citrus (mainly Lemon and Valencia Oranges) were introduced from Spain by Jaime Masferre. All major activities have their corresponding religious rites. The year is divided into 5 activity periods capped by a feast called Begnas, generally characterized by gangsa, dancing & religious ceremonies. These feasts are celebrated on the months of January, March, June, July & October.


Sagada Profile:

Area: 9,969 ha.
No. of Barangays : 19
Population: 11,315
Households : 2,253
5th Class Municipality
Major Economic activities : Subsistence Farming & Tourism Related
Recorded Temperature : Lowest is 4⁰C;  Highest is 28⁰C
Distance from Manila : 382 km. via Baguio/ 392 km. via Banaue

Elevation:

Central Sagada – 1,500 meters above sea level
Mt. Sisipitan – 2,200 meters above sea level
Mt. Ampacao – 1,889 meters above sea level

Dinner Buffet – Every Saturday @ Log Cabin
OTOP – Arabica Coffee which was introduce between 1882 & 1896 by the Spaniards.
Sagada Etag Festival – Celebrated on the 1st week of February.
Mt. Province Lang-ay Festival – Every First week of April

ATM Machine is located at the basement of the Old Municipal Building; inside the Rural Bank of Sagada, accepts JBC and Mastercard.



Regulations:

- Visitors must register at the Municipal Information Center and pay P35/ person for the Environmental Fee.

- All Tours are arranged at the Information Center

- Acquire only accredited local tour guides

- Mutilating. Defacing and destroying of natural beauties is punishable by law

- Observe proper waste management

     Photo Archive:


Inside Sumaguing Cave

Good Morning Sagada...

Waiting for the Sun to shine...

Sun rise... hiding...

Sagada's pride...

Typical Sagada...

Define Rest...

Practice makes perfect...

Sun... Flower?

Purple...

Resting Place... ground.

Lanta na...

Si Inong daw ito, sabi nya (lol)

Resting place... hanging coffins

Bokong Waterfall 

To be continued...

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45 comments:

  1. next time ung expenses naman

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  2. sige, alalahanin ko mga ginastos ko haha

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  3. wow... sobrang ganda at da best ang mga nakabiting coffins...

    as usual, great shots... tama si ginoong Bino, dapat may mga expenses din...

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    1. Definitely, more info on the next post!

      Salamat senyor!

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    1. Meron, mummified na bago ilagay don. Latest yata na may nadagdag don is year 2009, kung di ako nagkakamali. Hindi ko masyadong natandaan yong sinabi nong guide namin hehe, busy kaka kodak!

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  5. Ang saya naman nito.. Ang ganda.. gusto ko puntahan to..

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  6. Ganda ng place! Pagiipunan ko yan. AHAHAH!

    Yung second picture, ang portrayal ko ay tsunami. Good morning Sagada! ^_^

    Kuya M ingatan nyo ang inaanak nyo, baka malaglag si Inong! HAHAH!

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    1. Pagipunan na yan hahaha

      Paunahanan sila malaglag nong regalo nya haha

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  7. Namiss ko bigla ang lugar na yan. Memorable dahil dyan ang unang byahe namin. :)

    Sa March, punta kami dyan! :D

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    1. Talaga? Eh di balik na don, sama mo kami haha

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  8. wow ang ganda pala tlga ng sagada. pag bumalik ka dun mar magyaya ka ha para ma experience ko naman yan :)

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    1. Sure sir! Babalik ako talaga don, marami pa kong di napuntahan haha

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  9. Salamat sa mga larawan, muli kong natanaw ang epikong sunrise sa Sagada. Travel blog na itey! :))

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  10. Ganda ng mga kuha, lalo na yung sa blue hour.

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  11. yung sagada na yan mapupuntahan ko din yan ... inggit much!

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  12. huwaw! Photo blogger na travel Blogger pa. Ganda ng kuha mo. Paturo. ahihi

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    1. Ngeh, wala ako alam pa sa photography, puro tsamba lang siguro haha

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  13. Napansin ko ang background ng blog mo. Lumiwanag bigla. Nice :)

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    1. In preparation yan sa nalalapit na bagong header at bihis ng unplog hehe

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  14. matagal ko ng pangarap ang sagada..wala lang akong makasama..oha rhyming!

    at napansin kong bago ang theme ng blog mo..mas gusto ko yang dati :)

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    1. Punta na, pili ka lang sa mga nag comment sino gusto mong kasama haha

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  15. lumuluwa mnata ko sa ganda ng mga shot grabe!
    kaya pala isa yan sa pinaka gustoing mapuntahan ng mga tao

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    1. Oo One of the best! Kaya punta na don parekoy!

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  16. Galing naman.... ganda ng lugar... parang sarap puntahan....

    saka daming adventure na pwedeng gawin....

    Kakatuwa naman ang mga kabaong.... ngayon lang ako nakakita ng ganyan....

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    1. Maraming pwedeng puntahan at gawin. Masarap din ang food.

      Isa yang hanging coffins sa tourist attraction ng Sagada

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  17. Ang ganda ng lugar! Pangarap ko ring makapunta dyan ser! :)

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    1. Abay simulan ng magplano ng trip to Sagada hehe

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  18. Galing ko talagang mag pose pagnakalambitin haha. Magpopost na rin ako ng mga kuha sa isang camera hehe.

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    1. Oo nga! Ang husay mo! hahaha

      Ay salamat, mag po post ka din, kahit aling camera pwede mo namang ipost hahaha... sayang ang mga photos... dami pa naman!

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  19. hello mar!
    ayon ang ganda ganda naman pala jan.
    isa sa gusto kong puntahan ngayung taon..
    sana matuloy kami this march nina empi. sama ka uli! :)

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    1. wow! Kasama ka nila Empie. Sayang baka wala ako sa March... Pag andito pa ko sama talaga ako dyan! :D

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  20. huwaw, ang ganda talaga ng sagada! wish ko lang makarating din ako dyan, katakot ang byahe eh. ;)

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    1. ok lang ang byahe, amd medyo challenging ay mga trails hehe, pero kayang kaya mo yon! Nag spelunking ka nga eh haha

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  21. Wow, super ganda naman talaga ng Sagada. Dapat kong makita ang hanging coffins na yan.

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