Category: Isabela

Cabagan, Isabela: Pancit Cabagan at Josie Panciteria

Pancit Cabagan of Josie Panciteria in Cabagan, Isabela  On a northbound trip to Tuguegarao City, the unassuming town of Cabagan in Isabela is worth a stop for one reason: the scrumptious namesake noodle dish at Josie Panciteria. Conveniently located along the highway, Josie Panciteria arguably makes the best in town....

Ilagan City, Isabela: Santa Victoria Caves & Pinzal Falls at Ilagan Sanctuary

Santa Victoria Caves in Ilagan Sanctuary, Ilagan City, Isabela Part of the 819-hectare Fuyot Springs National Park  bordering the town of Tumauini, Ilagan Sanctuary is a protected area located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range in Brgy. Santa Victoria, Ilagan City, Isabela. Among the natural attractions are Santa...

San Mariano, Isabela: Philippine Crocodile Municipal Rearing Station

Philippine crocodile hatchlings at the municipal rearing station in San Mariano, Isabela Amidst the foothills of Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park, one can cozy up with the world’s rarest crocodile – the Philippine freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) or burakot in the Ilocano tongue. This is a relatively small crocodilian species,...

Time and Tide: Surigao del Norte

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com HISTORY, FOLKLORE AND COMMERCE EBB AND FLOW IN THE RICH WATERS OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE. TEXT AND PHOTOS BY EDGAR...

Farm and Away: Cauayan, Isabela

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com LEAVE THE CITY BEHIND AND DISCOVER THE RUSTIC PLEASURES OF CAUAYAN IN ISABELA. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP...