Bangui Wind Farm - Ilocos Norte

Located in the municipality of Bangui in the province of Ilocos Norte, Bangui Wind Farm is a row of 20 wind turbines stretched along the nine-kilometer shoreline of Bangui Bay. Bangui Wind Farm Bangui Wind Farm Details Did you see the towering "fans" around the coast of Bangui lately? Did you know that these 230-foot tall Vestas V82 wind turbines generate enough electricity to supply a huge portion of Ilocos Norte? Not only that, but Bangui Wind Farm also serves as one of the newest tourist magnets for the province. Professional and amateur photographers would surely agree with me when I say that the neatly arced row of wind turbines serves as a great backdrop to any photo ranging from prenuptial to wacky pictures. Bangui Wind Farm - Bangui, Ilocos Norte I hope our electric fan is this big. Relaxing under the shade of the giant wind turbines Gotta love the view + the giant wind turbines For me, Bangui Wind Farm symbolizes the continuous impr

Rock Formations of Pagudpud - Ilocos Norte

Found in Barangay Balaoi, Pagudpud in the province of Ilocos Norte, Timmangtang Rock ,  and Bantay Abot Cave are two of the most famous and visited rock formations in the municipality of Pagudpud . Rock Formations of Pagudpud Timmangtang Rock and Bantay Abot Cave Details With a distance of roughly 300 meters away from each other, these two rock formations are clearly visible to tourists heading to Maira-ira Beach or Blue Lagoon . From the National Road going to the said spots, the first of the two rock formations that you'll see is the Timmangtang Rock . Timmangtang Rock Bantay Abot Cave Team Nicerio visits Timmangtang Rock This rock formation is covered with lush green vegetation which makes it look like a huge sea turtle's shell left by its owner on the shores of Pagudpud . There's actually nothing special to be done in Timmangtang Rock but shoot photos. Others would climb up the rock to take photos of Bantay Abot Cave from a distance. Timmangt

Food Trip: Taho

We don't really need to go very far for our latest food trip adventure. That is simply because our featured food is a common sight in the streets of the Philippines. It is none other than -the taho . Taho Taho is a popular Filipino snack that is made from fresh silken tofu, mixed with  arnibal  (brown sugar syrup), and sago pearls. Taho is usually peddled by a  magtataho  (taho vendor) early in the morning up until "supplies last."  You would usually hear the  magtataho  yell  "Tahoooooooo!"   as he go around your neighborhood. The taho is traditionally served warm, although some would prefer it cold. If you're planning to avail of one, I highly recommend that you buy it early in the morning for guaranteed freshness. The Classic Taho Melon Taho He's the magtataho in our subdivision.  The silken tofu... The sago and the arnibal are then added to the silken tofu. Make sure to mix the ingredients well. Throughout time, Fi

Giant Toog Tree - Agusan Del Sur

UPDATE: Good news, the Giant Toog Tree is given another lease of life after the mayor listened to the pleas of concerned citizens. Found in Barangay Alegria, San Francisco (San Franz), in Agusan Del Sur, This   Giant Toog Tree also known as Philippine Rosewood is considered the oldest and tallest in the country. Giant Toog Tree Giant Toog Tree Details: This particular Toog tree stands 318 feet with a diameter of 7 meters at its base. From a distance, the tree looks like a towering giant amidst a crowd. The tree was judged as the tallest of all  toog  trees by the Tree Preservation Foundation of the Philippines Inc. in 1980. Agusan Del Sur's Giant Toog Tree The marker tells the story of this particular tree. Toog trees are known for their toughness. It was said that during the olden times, man couldn't cut down the toog trees. Axes and manual saws are useless against their thick trunks. However, when technology improved and machines were introduced to the Philippin

Diosdado Macapagal Bridge - Agusan Del Norte

Located in the outskirts of Butuan City in the province of Agusan Del Norte, Diosdado Macapagal Bridge is the longest bridge in Mindanao. Diosdado Macapagal Bridge Diosdado Macapagal Bridge details Diosdado Macapagal Bridge was completed in May 2007. The bridge is three kilometers long and connects the Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road and the Philippine-Japan Friendship Bridge. Diosdado Macapagal Bridge - Agusan del Norte Diosdado Macapagal Bridge - Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte Diosdado Macapagal Bridge on a nice day! Diosdado Macapagal Bridge at night. Thanks, Japan ! Heading to Butuan City from Cagayan De Oro The bridge was a project funded by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation for the people of Butuan. However, it took several years before the project started (three presidential terms to be exact). It was lobbied to former President Ramos, then was approved by former President Estrada, and finally implemented during the time of former President

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