Little do people know that the city of Baguio started out as an American mining town during the early parts of the 20th Century. The Mines View Park has then become one of the few lasting attractions that can attest to this period of the city. Standing 1,500 meters above sea level, this park is among the coolest places in the city. It is but a part of the vast range of the Cordillera Mountains where visitors would be able to see Benguet’s gold and copper mines aside from the majestic mountains that surround the viewing deck.
Looking down, visitors will see a steep and almost vertical wall of massively hard and sharp granite that runs all the way from 100 feet to level ground. At times, visitors may find Igorot boys running up and down the hill with great speed without holding on to anything. Visitors are enticed to throw coins where [Read more…]