Pagudpud Beach

This beach is considered Boracay of the north by the locals with its fine and ivory colored sand.


Activities include surfing, island hopping and para sailing.



Bangui Windmill

Bangui has a total of 20 units of wind turbines. 15 units were erected in 2005 and another 5 units in 2008.


In 2014, EDC has erected another 50 units of wind turbines in the municipality of Burgos.


Paoay Church

Also known as At. Augustine Church and was constructed in 1710. It is also one of the 6 UNESCO World Heritage Site Baroque Church in the Philippines.


One of the main feature of this church is the enormous buttresses (a structure to support the wall), 24 in all, surrounding the church.


Marcos Mausoleum & Museum

The mausoleum was built in 1993 when the government allowed the Marcoses to return to the Philippines in 1992.


Nearby is the museum that houses memorabilia of the Marcos family.


Ilocos Norte

I’ve visited Ilocos region three times already. First time with my mother’s relatives to attend the funeral of my cousin, second when my colleagues from Pampanga planned a road trip, third and recent when my father’s brother invited us to join him on his visit to the province.


Immaculate Conception Church, Batac, Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Norte has 21 municipalities and its capital is Laoag City.


 You may also check my previous post of Ilocos region here.