For One Weekend or Just One Day: Canada’s Most Unforgettable Travel Destinations

The Trans-Canada Highway
The Trans-Canada Highway

If you are thinking of taking a road trip in Canada you are spoilt for choice. There are numerous breathtaking and inspiring routes waiting to be explored.

You might decide to take the ultimate Canadian road trip and head along the Trans-Canada highway, or hit the Pacific Rim highway and head for Canada’s surfing capital. The Sea to Sky highway is yet another example of the sheer diversity that Canada has to offer.

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Benguet | Buguias Bountiful Beauty

Lettuce and Potato fields in Buguias
Lettuce and Potato fields in Buguias

“I know what you are doing!” exclaimed an old man I crossed paths on the narrow paved road amidst a vegetable field in Buguias. “I’m taking pictures!” I replied with a smile. “No! You are looking for gold!” he answered with a grin on his face. He walked away slowly as I was a bit surprised by the conversation. What I do know is I have long been fascinated by Buguias that I finally had the chance to stop by this municipality where the marvelous Halsema Highway cuts through.

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Nueva Vizcaya: The Balete Pass

Dalton Balete Pass Markerand Sky

Balete Pass Shrine

My 2nd visit to Imugan, Santa Fe gave me an opportunity to visit one of the historical sights in Nueva Vizcaya popularly known as the Dalton Pass Shrine and Monument, now called the Balete Pass Shrine and Marker. Much like how they renamed the Dalton Pass highway to Maharlika highway. This Zigzagging road is also known as the gateway to the Ifugao Rice Terraces, Central Luzon and the Cagayan Valley.

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Video: Sabtang on the Road

Road View to Chavayan

Road View to Chavayan

I just can’t get enough of Batanes so I’m making another post on Sabtang. If I really have enough time, I would spend months just exploring all the corners of the islands of Batanes. Here’s a video of what is like traversing the road to Chavayan, the southern town in the charming little island of Sabtang. That coastal road scene just sticks in your mind. Also included is a short drive to Nakanmuan natural arc at the white beach. Video after the jump.

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