Initially created to produce large amounts of electricity for the province, the Bangui Windmills have become an iconic travelers' destination. Take photos of the twenty 70-meter high windmills arranged in a single row facing the South China Sea.
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Queenie and I had our very first road trip together which happened in the province of Ilocos. We visited Laoag, Pagudpud, Paoay and Vigan in 3 days. This tour led us to the most historical place in the Philippines where we tasted the flavor of Ilocos and met the culture of Ilocanos.
Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
Travel vlog #1.
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It was 9:00 pm and I was still a bit sleepy from my 2-hour bus ride from Laoag City to Vigan. I waited anxiously at the Partas bus terminal amidst the flurry of passengers and conductors. I had arrived earlier this morning from Manila and the idea that I am finally in Ilocos was still simmering.
For years I have planned to go to Vigan as many people have been urging me to visit this heritage town once inhabited by the affluent Chinese-Ilocano mestizos. A town that is unparalleled in its preservation of Spanish colonial towns. After meeting Edmar Guquib (blogger and author of Explore Ilocos) ...
4 days and 3 nights vacation in Ilocos. We went to Paoay, Batac, Laoag, Pagudpud & Vigan. Had a taste of their delicacies like the Empanada, Longganisa, Bagnet, Poqui-poqui, Dinengdeng, Pakbet, Igado and many more.
Malacañang of the North
Suba Sand Dunes
St. William Church
Sinking bell tower
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
Pagudpud Ilocos Norte
Saud Beach Resort
Patapat Viaduct Bridge
Budget/pax: 5,000 to 6,000 ph ...
Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte here lies the heavenly beauty of the North. Your ultimate tropical retreat which offers the best of nature. Beautiful white beaches shorelines, the blue-hued sky, the tropical trees dancing to the humming of the cool northern breeze, the colorful corals thriving under the crystal clear sea and the best in Ilocano hospitality. Truly, Pagudpud gave you the best of the best experience ever!
Random heavenly beauty of Ilocos Norte
Ilocos Norte Welcome Arch
Pagudpud Arch, Behind the arch is a green flora.
Beautiful view of sunset rays, pristine water and land mass ...
Biyaheng Ilocos | Hashventure in the Philippines
January 20-22, 2017
A short travel video about the highlights of our first out of town travel in the Philippines.Ilocos refers to two provinces in the Philippines, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, which used to be a single province. It is known for its historic sites, beaches and the well-preserved Spanish colonial city of Vigan. Dating from the 16th century, Vigan's Mestizo district is characterized by cobblestone streets and mansions with wrought-iron balconies. Farther north, Laoag City is a jumping-off point for the huge La Paz Sand Dunes.
The wind farm uses 20 units of 70-metre (230 ft) high Vestas V82 1.65 MW wind turbines, arranged on a single row stretching along a nine-kilometer shoreline off Bangui Bay, facing the West Philippine Sea.
Phase I of the NorthWind power project in Bangui Bay consists of 15 wind turbines, each capable of producing electricity up to a maximum capacity of 1.65 MW, for a total of 24.75 MW. The 15 on-shore turbines are spaced 326 metres (1,070 ft) apart, each 70 metres (230 ft) high, with 41 metres (135 ft) long blades, with a rotor diameter of 82 metres (269 ft) and a wind swept area of 5,281 sq ...