The Ma-Cho or Ma Cho Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located on Quezon Avenue in Barangay II, San Fernando, La Union in the Philippines. It was built in 1975 by San Fernando's substantial Chinese community under the leadership of Jose D. Aspiras and Dy Keh Hio.
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La Union is one of the most popular tourist destinations North of Metro Manila. Being the surfing capital of Northern Luzon, this place is prominent mostly because of its swelling waves that can reach as high as 8-10 feet. While surfing remains the primary reason why tourists flock to the province of La Union, more and more attractive sites are starting to come into view…
HOW TO GET TO LA UNION FROM METRO MANILA
The road trip from Manila to La Union used to take 5-6 hours. Now, with the newly constructed TPLEX or Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, travel time has been lessened down ...
Who said the beach life is only for the summer months? From October to March, La Union ("Elyu") brims with so much life as waves perfect for surfing finally crashes into its shores. For those seeking an adventure and a quiet retreat from the metro, Elyu is just five hours away. It's easy to immerse in the chill and slow lifestyle of the surf town in San Juan. It's not just the surfing, too. The friendly locals and the delicious food are enough reasons to make a La Union itinerary encompassing all the things that make this place wonderful.
Two days will never be enough to experience the magi ...
The thought of La Union brings a smile on my face. La Union reminds me of the sound of waves crashing, music, good food, rays of sunshine, surfing, chill nights and lazy days.
I went to La Union (or Elyu as some of the travelers and locals would call it) with two of my closest friends: Vince and Celene.
We were there for three days. We had no planned itinerary but we have some things in mind of the places that we wanted to see. However, it was actually a bad idea because as much as I'm up for SPONTANEITY, it's always best to research and plan to save time.
Still, we enjoyed our three- ...