Category: Ilocos Norte

Currimao, Ilocos Norte: Pangil Coral Rock Gardens, Tabacalera Ruins & Spanish Watchtower Ruins

Pangil Coral Rock Gardens – a series of tidal pools and coralline rock formations stretching for more than two kilometers. Despite its exotic name, Currimao remains to be one of Ilocos Norte’s less-visited towns, just like neighboring Badoc. Actually, the town’s name carries a lot of history. During the Spanish period,...

Bangui & Burgos: Coastal Wonders

The giant windmills of Bangui Known for their impressive coastal tourist spots, the neighboring municipalities of Bangui and Burgos were my next stops after Pagudpud. First up: Bangui Windmills. To my surprise, these much-photographed structures were far larger than I imagined! Out of place amidst bucolic surroundings, the white sentinels...

Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte: Seascape Escape

Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte: Seascape Escape

Postcard-pretty Saud Beach Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte along the northernmost coast of Luzon has been on my bucket list for years. I finally got to explore this coastal resort town over the weekend, and I must say it exceeded my expectations. Despite an incoming tropical storm, the main stretch of...

Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte: Seascape Escape

Postcard-pretty Saud Beach Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte along the northernmost coast of Luzon has been on my bucket list for years. I finally got to explore this coastal resort town over the weekend, and I must say it exceeded my expectations. Despite an incoming tropical storm, the main stretch of...