Tag Archive: Ilocos

ILOCOS NORTE: LA PRECIOSA RESTAURANT

Still in Laoag.  It was almost noon when we left the market.  We decided to have lunch before going back to the hotel.  We drove around for a couple of minutes not knowing… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: SUNSET AT CAPE BOJEADOR

We waited for the sun to set at Bangui wind farm for as long as we could.  Was dreaming of the windmills against a red-orange washed sky.  It seemed to take forever.  By… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: THE WINDMILLS OF BANGUI

Standing along the coast of Bangui, Ilocos Norte are what looks like 20 “giant electric fans.” While driving along the highway, one could see the blades of the windmills slowly spinning.  Travelers often… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: PATAPAT VIADUCT

We purposely drove to the farthest end of Ilocos to see a bridge.  The Patapat Viaduct is the 4th longest bridge in the Philippines.  It is elevated 31 meters over sea level, is 1.3 km… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: BERGBLICK RESTAURANT

Dead tired, sweating, aching limbs, sunburnt… we climb back to our vehicle and drove off somewhere for lunch — rather late lunch.  I wasn’t really hungry since I’ve been downing bottles after bottles… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: STA. MARIA CHURCH

I knew that Ilocos had a lot of old churches but had no idea where and what they were, except probably for Paoay Church. First stop of our tour was the town of… Continue reading

ENROUTE: BACOLOD-MANILA-ILOCOS

We’ve been planning to go to Ilocos for some time… but it never seem to push through for one reason or another.   Luckily, this June… we made it.   All throughout the… Continue reading