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  • Travel Ilocos Day 2 Pagudpud

    For me, this has been the happiest day among the three-day tour, although it rained, it didn't stop us to have fun and laugh out hearts out!

    Day 2: Pagudpud

    The first tourist spot that we went to was the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, then we went to the famous Bangui Windmills, Patapat Viaduct, Hannah's Beach Resort and lastly, the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation.

    Photos from Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, also known as the Burgos Lighthouse, the oldest functional lighthouse in the Philippines.

    Photos from the Bangui Windmills. We only have few pictures here because it rained really hard when w ...

  • Ilocos Norte Celebrates Tumba Festival

    Residents of Paoay, Ilocos Norte on Tuesday celebrated Tumba Festival as part of the province's "Semana ti Ar-aria".

    The Tumba Festival is a cultural tradition in Paoay held in celebration of All Soul's Day.

    All barangays in Paoay join a competition showcasing various Ilocano traditions in commemorating and honoring the dead.

    Residents prepare exhibits wherein they decorate their booths with food offerings such as patupat, baduya, sinuman, pinais and busi. All dishes are made of glutinous rice.

    Participants also offer songs and prayers for the departed.

    Other attractions in the ...

  • Ilocos Nortes Windmills Tourism And Energy Giants

    Some 11 hours by road from Metro Manila, through the meandering MacArthur Highway, stand the majestic Bangui Windmills which officials say make sightseeing in the country more fun.

    The Windmills, also known as the Bangui Wind Farm, is a Northwind Bangui Bay Project owned by Northwind Power Development Corp. in this coastal town, founded in 1786 and three towns away due north from the provincial capital of Laoag City.

    Some travelers to the far northwest have described the Windmills as similar to white three-horned giant robots guarding the shoreline facing the Luzon Bay, 552 kms north of ...

  • Day 3 Exploring Laoag And Vigan City

    It was our last day in Laoag, so we allowed to explore the Capitol of Ilocos for the last minute.

    I went to Museum with my friend Jash. But it's not open yet.

    At 9:00 we leave the City and proceed to next destination, the Sta. Monica Church or much known as Sarrat Church.Here I learn that it is known for being the birth place of President Ferdinand Marcos. This church is found in the town of Sarrat overlooking the Pacsan River.

    For the next attraction, we visited the Saint Augustine Church or the Paoay Church.

    It is the Roman Catholic parish church of the municipality of Paoay. It ...

  • Ilocosighting Day 2 Cape Bojeador Lighthouse And Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

    Beautiful nature – this is what I witnessed as we progressed to the second day of our Ilocos tour. I know the Philippines is such a gifted country when it comes to natural resources. In this post, I am going to share the wonders of nature in Ilocos.

    To those who are curious about day 1, Here it is: Ilocosighting (Day 1)

    Just a heads up, I am not paid to write this.

    Since it was Jona's birthday, we started the day with breakfast and candle-blowing. By the way, we stayed at the Paty Garden Inn. The room given to us is more spacious compared to the hotel room I stayed in Parañaque.


  • Ilocos Norte Cited For Good Governance

    Despite being hit by Supertyphoon Lawin, Ilocanos have a reason to celebrate as the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte will receive its 2016 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on October 27.

    The DILG identified Ilocos Norte as one of the best local government units (LGUs) in terms of financial administration, social protection and disaster preparedness.

    The DILG conducts a nationwide assessment of LGUs from March to September this year, targeting the abovementioned three core components of the SGLG.

    Ilocos Norte also ...