When a person hears "Ilocos Sur," what probably comes to his mind are the cobblestone streets in Vigan City, or the clay pots and the abel, or the longganisa and bagnet that the region takes pride of. There's nothing wrong with that. After all, Vigan City in particular was named as one of the New7Wonder Cities of the World in 2014 because of its well-preserved historical aesthetics.
But "AHA!" arrived in the province not for some history talks but rather for some information and thrill-seeking. How do paragliders manage to stay up in the sky? Where do thermals come from, and how do they cre ...
From our trip to Bangued, Abra and nearby towns which we covered in just half day, we decided to make a side trip to Vigan upon learning that from Bangued, Vigan is just a 1.5-2 hrs Mini Bus ride away, instead of spending the night in Bangued for our trip back to Manila.
While on the mini bus to Vigan, my wife remembered that she has a friend who now lives in Vigan. It has been years since she was able to last meet him, so I asked her to contact him so she can finally meet him (there were even botched plans for their HS friends to come and visit him in Vigan) and possibly be a guide for us ...
I Love My Culture: Kannawidan Festival - Ilocos Sur.