Pinsal Falls

Pilar, Abra

Pinsal Falls is located in barangay Nagcanasan in Pilar, Abra.

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  • Legendary Pinsal Falls

    Legendary Pinsal Falls

    As the rumored footprint of the legendary Ilocano giant Angalo, the breathtaking Pinsal falls is a very popular destination in Ilocos Sur because of its natural yet mesmerizing landscape. The cold water flowing here is ideal place for swimming so not only the local townspeople were coming but it also attracted tourists and backpacker adventurers alike.

    It is located in Brgy. Baballasioan, one of the barangays in the far end of Sta. Maria, which borders Pilar, Abra. It is also accessible via the 9-kilometer concrete road so it is almost a 20-minute journey from the town proper. From the drop ...

  • Interesting Tourist Spots In Ilocos Sur Part 2

    Interesting Tourist Spots In Ilocos Sur Part 2

    Tourist Spots In Ilocos Sur

    There are many interesting places in Ilocos Sur that are popular with local and foreign tourists alike. They vary from natural to man-made, religious, historical and cultural. Here are some of them. Click each one to get more photos and information:

    This cove in San Esteban is frequented by picnic goers. During the last stage of World War II, US Submarines surfaced in the area to unload arms and supplies for the USAFIP, NL.

    Santiago Cove

    Santiago Cove is dubbed as the "Boracay of Ilocos Sur" because of its white sands.

    Pinsal Falls

    A favorite sett ...

  • Ilocos Sur Philippines The Heritage Province

    Ilocos Sur Philippines The Heritage Province

    Ilocos Sur is a province in the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon. Ilocos Sur was founded by the Spanish conquistador, Juan de Salcedo in 1572. Ilocos Sur has a lot to offer not only with tourist attractions, but also in terms of products and delicacies. Its capital, Vigan City, was in fact included as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities of the World together with Doha, Qatar, Havana, Cuba, Durban, South Africa, Beirut, Lebanon, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and La Paz, Bolivia. Vigan was also listed by UNESCO as the best preserved example of Spanish colonial towns in Asia, because of it' ...

  • Ilocos Philippines A Visual Guide

    Ilocos Philippines A Visual Guide

    Soon as the plane landed to the Philippines after my short stint in Bangkok, Thailand, I headed north with a 12-hour trip from Manila. This is my first vacation in the Philippines right after residing in Dubai, UAE and Ilocos Sur topped my to-go-to-list.

    Ilocos Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon - one of the three major Islands in the Philippines. It is bordered by Ilocos Norte and Abra to the north, Mountain Province to the east, La Union and Benguet to the south and the South China Sea to the west. The provincial capital of Ilocos Sur is Vigan City ...

  • Pinsal Falls Ilocos Sur Off The Beaten Path Destination

    Pinsal Falls Ilocos Sur Off The Beaten Path Destination

    The province of Ilocos is not only world famous for its heritage houses and cobblestoned road but also because of its people, food and falls!

    Way back in 2008, I had a chance to visit Ilocos with my classmate. I had a kalesa tour in Vigan and was brought to different parts of Ilocos Sur by my classmate's family who happened to be based in Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur.

    Fast forward to 2016, I finally met in person travel blogger par excellence Edmar Guquib. He served as our guide on our last day in Vigan. This time around, he guided us to the off the beaten path destination of Ilocos, the ...

  • DIY Itinerary Guide To Kaparkan Falls And Pinsal Falls In Abra

    DIY Itinerary Guide To Kaparkan Falls And Pinsal Falls In Abra

    The last time I have seen a breathtaking waterfall is during our TBEX Philippines Fam Trip months ago where we went to Cebu, Siquijor and Dumaguete. It was my first time to visit Siquijor so I really made sure I am feeling fine to all adrenaline - pumped sights prepared for us. One of those is Cambugahay Falls that captivated me because the more we go up, the more we saw its beauty. Yesterday, I was checking my favorite DIY backpacking group in Facebook when I saw a DIY itinerary for Kaparkan Falls and Pinsal Falls in Abra. I have never been to Abra nor I have ever heard of these falls so I lo ...