Kape Umali Bids You Welcome to Flaner
“The word flaner in French is just to kind of wander. Here, it’s okay to just be a flaner…and to dream and to walk along and then stop in a café.” ~ Parisian lady, The Layover 2×2.
These days, it’s fashionable to flaner…yes, not just in Paris, but also in the Philippines, more specifically, in Baguio. (After all, the climate’s great for it \m/.) There might be a shorter time allotted for hanging around/people watching/staring into space while nursing your choice of drink (doesn’t have to be coffee =D) here, but in any case, if you find yourself in the vicinity of Naguilian/Cooyeesan Hotel Plaza and you’re bitten by the bug to flaner, a good place to do that would be Kape Umali.
The cafe beckons to you from Shangrila Village (ohh, seems so comforting, you want to go now, don’t you? =D). Pass the road before Coyeesan, go through the boom barrier where the guard is and follow the road down. You’re ready to flaner!
If you want something more solid in your tummy (while you dream =b), Kape Umali has foodstuff to offer too: Sandwiches, sausages and beermatches like beef onions (pigar-pigar), bbq liempo, and chips and dip.
And then at another opportunity to flaner…this time with batchmates, too…(“,)
X marks Kape Umali for good food (ehem, good coffee…oh yes, the Philadelphia cheese steak sandwich, too) in Baguio. Want to flaner (even if it’s just for a little while)? Kape Umali bids you welcome! Umali kayo!
1 Nepal Street cor. Himalaya Street
(Behind Cooyesan Hotel Plaza)
Asin Road cor. Naguilian Road
San Luis Barangay
Baguio City, Philippines
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