Finding Serenity in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

it was summer of 2010 when i get to visit Ilocos Norte for the first time. . ~12 hours travel via commute route from Manila, Ilocos Norte is totally worth the numbing of your legs and butt. .

the fresh air, amazing scenery, and hospitable people are just few reasons why i love the place. . don’t expect night life and hardcore parties. . it’s a serene place; away from the metro. . 🙂 just chill. .

a must see includes Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Bangui Windmills, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Kaibigan Falls, Patapat Viaduct, and of course Pagudpud beach + Blue Lagoon. sadly i didn’t get the chance to visit Laoag – Paoay Church and sand dunes. . grrr. . i can always come back. . hihi. .

if i remember it correctly, we (i must say i was not alone) stayed at Polaris beach house. . the package they offered me is sooooo reasonable plus the staff are so friendly. .


kapurpurawan rock formation. . i’m still wondering why it’s white. . 🙂


Bangui Windmills. . when i was young, i thought the giant fans like this make the place windy. . haha. . stupid. .


Kaibigan Falls. . the water is sooooo LAMIG. . . grrr. .


Patapat Viaduct. . what’s at the end? Pot of Gold. . hahaha. .


Pagudpud Beach stretch near Polaris Beach house. .


the sun bather in Blue Lagoon. . the waves are quite strong here during summer. . scary. . :S


Cape Bojeador Lighthouse. the locals said the place gets creepy at night. . huhu. . ghosts?


i told you i was not alone. . thanks for the company handsome. . we both loved the dinakdakan. . 🙂

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