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Summer Capital of the Philippines
Philippines -- As we can see on the map, an island in the Far East of the world map is the Philippines. Philippines geography is near at the equator which means, the climate is Tropical and there's two type of Season; rainy and summer season. The normal temperature in the Philippines is from about 68F-89.6ºF and sometimes, 96.8ºF if the season is summer.
In Baguio City (surrounded by the province of Benguet), which is approximately 208km away from manila, the average temperature they experience is 59ºF-78.8ºF and temperature dropped 48.2ºF in early december to mid february. The coldest temperature recorded in Baguio is 43.286ºF in January 18, 1961. This is why Baguio were called as the "Summer Capital of the Philippines"
Not only the temperature is the pride of Baguio City, but also because of it's wonderful view and of it's large vegetable and fruit farms. When you buy fruits or vegetable directly from the farm, you can get half of the price from public markets in Manila. The famous Farm in Benguet is the strawberry farm which is in La Trinidad. The best thing to do in the Strawberry farm is, you can pick your own strawberry for a cost.
Other famous tourist attraction here is the PMA (Philippine Military Academy) not only because of its brave and always prepared army, also because they are dancing when there's no special guest. Our Tourist guide says, "their body is more flexible when it comes to dancing...". You can also take a picture with a military for free. Because Filipino's are kind, they welcome tourist and open for visit to watch the military in PMA.
Every Year, they celebrate Panagbenga Festival or in English, Flower Festival in Baguio City. It was yearly held in the month of February because it was a tribute to the flowers in the City and also rise from a devastating earthquake on year 1990. They also make boat, cartoon, and other figures that are made from flowers.
Baguio is reach in more natural beauty and you can also experience rich culture and more when you travel in Baguio City.
Not only Baguio City is the Pride of the Philippines. You can choose 1 out 7,107 Islands in the Philippines.