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  • Paoay Sand Dunes Of Ilocos Norte

    Paoay Sand Dunes Of Ilocos Norte

    Driving from my hometown to Paoay would take you 3 hours, we pass by beautiful view of Ilocos Region from Mountain ranges to Costal lines and old churches.

    We arrived at Paoay at around 10pm, its not advisable to take this activity at this time bec of the heat. Better have it at noon for sunset or early morning, but them we left with no choice but to push through. The rent of 4×4 truck is P2,500 for max of 5 only! For safety purposes they limit the number due to the terrain your going through the ride! And yes ??" you need extra safety! The ride is so bumpy and scary ??" our driver was the ...

  • Ay-aya-tek Ti Ilocos - Pagudpud

    Ay-aya-tek Ti Ilocos - Pagudpud

    Pagudpud Southbound Tour. We're just in time for the bus' departure to Pagudpud. I asked the bus conductor to drop us in Burgos where the Cafe Bojeador Lighthouse was. Mang Arnel, our driver/tour guide in Pagudpod instructed me that we need to drop at Burgos, wherein the tour will start. I personally contacted Mang Arnel (0918.6890723) for our Pagupdud Tour because of Chyng's Ilocos story. He's nice and kind.

    The fare to Burgos is PHP 55.00 with 1 1/2 hour travel time.

    As we get off from the bus, my plastic bag with bibinkas fell off and rolled over to the ground. Kawawang bibinka ko!

  • Adams Forest Placed Under Protection

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared a dipterocarp forest in Adams, Ilocos Norte, as a critical habitat for wildlife species.

    The forest, which has a total land area of 3,250 hectares (32.5 square kilometers), has been named Adams Wildlife Critical Habitat (AWCH) under a DENR administrative order (DAO) signed by Secretary Ramon Paje.

    He explained that declaring the area as a wildlife critical habitat would help protect and conserve Ilocos Norte's "last frontier of dipterocarp forest," and all floral and faunal species in the area.

    Dipterocarps refer ...