Mug Shot — «Baguio II - Strawberry Fields»

From Baguio, Philippines


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Starbucks City Mug Baguio II - Strawberry Fields

The City of Baguio is a highly urbanized city located in the province of Benguet in northern Luzon island of the Philippines. The city has become the center of business and commerce as well as the center of education in the entire Northern Luzon thereby becoming the seat of government of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Baguio City was established by Americans in 1900 at the site of an Ibaloi village known as Kafagway. The name of the city is derived from the word bagiw in Ibaloi, the indigenous language of the Benguet Region, meaning 'moss'. The city is at an altitude of approximately 1,610 metres in the Luzon tropical pine forests ecoregion conducive to the growth of mossy plants and orchids. Because of its altitude, Baguio City was designated by the Philippine Commission as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903. It was incorporated as a chartered city by the Philippine Assembly on September 1, 1909, as authored by former Philippines Supreme Court Justice George A. Malcolm. The City of Baguio celebrated its Centennial on September 1, 2009.

Baguio as the coldest place in whole Philippines has climate ideal to grow strawberries. The area is full of farms famous from producing it on tones and exporting to all areas of southeastern Asia. When visiting there and staying in on of many hotels around you can also visit strawberry farm and harvest them for yourself.

photo by lucky robles
edited by mobydick74 thanks to Derek

  08 Icon Edition, City, MIC, Philippines, Baguio

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