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Patapat Viaduct (Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte)

April 12, 2012
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Patapat Viaduct (Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte)

The Patapat Viaduct is a 1.3 km concrete winding bridge at the foot of the North Cordillera Mountain range and it connects the Ilocos Region to Cagayan Valley. Standing 31 meters above sea level, it affords a breathtaking view of Pasaleng Bay. It is often called the French Riviera of the Northern Philippines and many…

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Kabigan Falls (Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte)

April 7, 2012
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Kabigan Falls (Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte)

Our Pagudpud Northbound Tour begins with a visit to Kabigan Waterfalls, located in Barangay Balaoi. Now, the very last waterfall I visited was way back in 2005 in Sagada, Mountain Province. I remembered I had to trek for a good 30 minutes under the blazing sun before seeing the beauty of the falls. This time…

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Cape Bojeador Lighthouse (Burgos, Ilocos Norte)

April 7, 2012
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Cape Bojeador Lighthouse (Burgos, Ilocos Norte)

Situated on the top of Vigia de Nagparitan Hill, the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse was designed by Engineer Magin Pers and Pers in 1887 and was completed in 1890. The octagonal tower stands 20 meters high (65 feet) and for over a hundred years, it has been guiding ships along the rocky Ilocos coast. It was…

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Bangui Windmills (Bangui, Ilocos Norte)

April 2, 2012
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Bangui Windmills (Bangui, Ilocos Norte)

From Burgos, we headed north to Bangui, home of the famous windmills. These giant “electric fans” can actually be seen from Saud Beach, and I was really excited to get up close and personal to them. The moment I stepped out of the tricycle, I was running towards the windmills and was snapping away happily.…

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Kapurpurawan Rock Formations (Burgos, Ilocos Norte)

April 2, 2012
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Kapurpurawan Rock Formations (Burgos, Ilocos Norte)

Some 30 kilometers from Bangui, the town of Burgos cradles the majestic rock formations of Kapurpurawan. If you usually equate Philippine tourism with white sand beaches and swaying palm trees, think again. This is a different kind of white. And a different kind of beautiful. Kapurpurawan, which comes from the Ilocano word “puraw” meaning “white”,…

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Loving Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte!

April 1, 2012
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Loving Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte!

I am lucky enough to find myself on the road a lot lately. After a quick trip to Baguio (which I haven’t blogged about yet), I was heading up north again to Pagudpud (this time with my one of my BFFs, Rein). In fact, the 3 trips I made so for were all north-bound (La…

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