Abra River is the 6th largest river system in the Philippines in terms of watershed size. It has an estimated drainage area of 5,125 square kilometers and a length of 178 kilometers from its source in the vicinity of Mount Data in the Benguet province.
The Abra river originates from the southern section of Mount Data. It descends westward to Cervantes, Ilocos Sur and flows to the pr ...
ovince of Abra. At a point near the municipality of Dolores, it is joined by the Tineg river, which originates from the uplands of Abra.
Abra River News
After two years, our favorite Biyahero goes back to Abra. Join Drew as he revisits the now famous Kaparkan Falls, goes kayaking in Abra River, checks out the beautiful Apao Rolling Hills, and tries the local Abra cuisine.
Many things have been said and written about Ilocos, being a famous tourist site in the country. It's a melting pot of rich culture and history, good food, pretty beaches, and scenic places. I won't discuss too much on history as I am not well-versed in that, nor give a detailed itinerary because surely, the information can be easily accessed online. Instead, I'll show the reasons why I love the place amid the redundancy of praises, photos, and fame.
To establish a sustainable management of the environment and water resources of Abra River, various stakeholders inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) creating the Abra River Basin Management Council.
In a simple rite at the Eurotel Hotel here on August 19, 35 regional heads of national government agencies in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Ilocos region, presidents of four state colleges and university and governors and representatives from the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Abra, Benguet and Mountain Province, have signified their cooperation for the management and protectio ...
Various stakeholders from the Cordillera and Region 1 forged partnership for the integrated management and implementation of a development master plan for the Abra River Basin, which is a priority river basin in the country.
The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for the establishment of the Abra River Basin Management Council (ARBMC) was spearheaded by the DENR and Environmental and Management Bureau offices of both regions, in partnership with the local officials of the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Abra, Benguet and Mountain Province at the last August 19 at the Eurotel here.
Signatories t ...
If you go deeper into Abra's attractions you'll learn that they offer a number of list and really a day trip is not enough to visit all.
When we visit Tugot ni Angalo at San Quintin I notice that the road we've taken are full of pebbles esp the part near the river. Out of curiosity, I asked the driver if this certain spot that we are walking right now used to be some form of body water before and he actually said yes. He told us that during this month (March) some of their body of water like river, falls, and the like dried up.
Amaze on what I am seeing before the foot prints of Angalo, ...
Our adventure today takes us 55 kilometers south of Bangued (Abra's provincial capital) and 267 kilometers north of Kilometer 0 in Manila. Join me as we visit the quiet remote town of Tubo in the province of Abra.
This would probably be the first if not one of the few blogs that you'd read about Tubo, Abra. To most, this place is like an uncharted island due to the fact that going to Tubo in itself is a challenge for those who want to visit it.
The town of Tubo is known for its beautiful forested and mountainous surroundings. It's also a perfect place for outdoor adventures. One of which ...