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Kapurpurawan Rock Formation - Ilocos Norte

Located on the coast of the town of Burgos in Ilocos Norte, Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is a picturesque rock formation that has become a top tourist destination in the province. Kapurpurawan Rock Formation Kapurpurawan Rock Formation Details: The name Kapurpurawan is from the Ilokano word " puraw " which means white. This obviously came from the coloration of the limestone that was exposed to Bangui bay's strong waves and winds.  Kapurpurawan Rock Formation   - Burgos, Ilocos Norte Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is now off-limits to visitors Statue of Lam-ang opening the mouth of the crocodile Here's an alternate area where you can take photos.  Below are some of the photos taken at Kapurpurawan Rock Formation : I almost had a chance to visit it last 2011 when it was just starting to gain popularity but missed it due to time constraints. It was just last 2017 that I finally got to see it with my own eyes. However, unlike then when visitor

Paoay Sand Dunes - Ilocos Norte

Located in the town of Paoay in Ilocos Norte, Paoay Sand Dunes is actually part of the wide Ilocos Sand Dunes which encompasses several towns of the province. Paoay Sand Dunes Paoay Sand Dunes Details I have once visited  La Paz Sand Dunes  in Laoag City a few years back with my then girlfriend-now-wife. All we did then was to take photos and pretend to be models just for fun. It was then the most popular part of the Ilocos Sand Dunes. However, just recently, the one located in the town of Paoay started to gain popularity too. This was because of the thrilling  Paoay Sand Dunes Adventure . Paoay Sand Dunes - Paoay, Ilocos Norte Check out the terrain Up we go towards that sandhill! Let's go, guys! Faster! You would surely love the landscape of Paoay Sand Dunes The Paoay Sand Dunes adventure is the generic term used by bloggers and tourists to refer to the exhilarating 4x4 ride and the exciting sandboarding activity. To experience this kind of adven

Top 10 Things to Do in Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Norte is the northwestern-most province in Luzon Island. Despite its distance from Manila, the province offers a lot of beautiful natural and man-made attractions that would surely make one come back for more.  Top 10 Things to Do in Ilocos Norte If you're planning to visit Ilocos Norte for the first time, here's something that might help you plan your trip: Top 10 Things to Do in Ilocos Norte 1. Buy locally made souvenirs. 2. Take a selfie or a couple shots with the picturesque  Patapat Viaduct  as your background. 3. Visit  St. William the Hermit Church  and the sinking bell tower. 4. Check-in at  Fort Ilocandia Resort . 5. Visit and take a refreshing dip at  Kabigan Falls . 6. Take an Instagram perfect shot of  Bangui Windfarm . 7. Visit and learn sandboarding in  La Paz Sand Dunes  /  Paoay Sand Dunes . 8. Enjoy the view from  Cape Bojeador Lighthouse . 9. Spend a day at any resort in  Pagudpod . 10. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage  Paoay

Northern Luzon 360° Road Trip Adventure

The goal of this road trip is to travel to Sta. Ana, Cagayan from Manila. From there the group would tour the island of Palaui before heading back to Manila. Sounds pretty easy huh? However, I promised my readers that I'd make basic travels into adventures. then again, this road trip's challenging adventure is not by choice but due to unexpected circumstances.  Northern Luzon 360° Road Trip Adventure Frequent travelers to Sta. Ana, Cagayan would attest that the straightforward back-and-forth trip from Manila to Sta. Ana would be 24-28 hours long. This Northern Luzon 360° Road Trip Adventure however took me and my friends almost four days to accomplish. Overall we spent a total of 50+ hours on the road and only more than half a day to explore. The root of all this if you'd ask -is the suspension of two of the biggest bus companies plying the route to Cagayan. So how did our adventure go? Day 1 Saturday Calle Crisologo , Vigan City Vigan Cathedral Upon

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