Take me to Paoay…Not in Hawaii!

Paoay Church is a Roman Catholic  Church located in the town of Paoay, province of Ilocos Norte. Completed year 1710, it was declared by UNESCO a heritage site on year 1993.   Being known for having large buttress that serves as a support both on the sides and at the back of its structure, Paoay…

When the bride falls at the Bridal Veil Falls 

Going to the City of Pines became accessible to many because of the completion of Tarlac – Pangasinan – La Union Expressway, most commonly known to us as TPLEX. From Manila via Kennon Road, it will just take you 3 to 4 hours if you have a private vehicle with you. It’s fast and easy….

That thing called Sagada

Sagada,  Mountain Province is about 275kms away from Manila.  It is about 6 hours ride away from the City of Pines.  Became popular because of the hanging coffins and the movie that thing called tadhana,  the said province also have other things to display like the stalactite and stalagmite formation in the Sumaguing Cave,  their…

Lomboy and Gapuz:  When Life is Better in the Farm

I’ve got a chance to visit Lomboy Farms on my way elsewhere in Bauang, La Union.  Known as a grape picking site,  rather than a business establishment,  many visitors come here,  taking pictures with the grapes. When I went on the said farm,     unfortunately,  grapes and guapple still not blossom;  so they refer…

Nag mahal… Nasaktan… Nag Mt. Ulap! 😂😂😂

Sabi nila,  ang Sagada daw ay para sa mga tao na broken hearted,  meaning, sawi sa Pag ibig at naghahanap ng way to forget what they’d been through.   Pero hindi yun swak para sa kaibigan kong ito.  Di ko din alam bakit napapayag nya ako umakyat ng bundok knowing that I am a hypertensive…

Bolinao Falls 1 and 2 

Part of my Bolinao, Pangasinan escapade was going to Bolinao Falls 1 and 2.  Yes,  this was the 3rd destination I had after the cave hopping my tour guide cum tricy driver had shown me.  As I mentioned in my Wonderful Cave blog,  to give emphasis on each wonderful creations by our Lord God almighty…

Kapangan:  When you almost touched the sky… so with your dreams

My trip in Kapangan was only out of curiosity due to a coffee originated from this place. When a friend from Cordillera informed me that the place has a good scenery,  I went there without doing any necessary checking if I have a place to stay,  what are the tourist spots there,  to name a…

Sunshine and Lake Water:  All in one in Pandin and Yambu Lake

San Pablo City,  one of the oldest city in the province of Laguna,  is known to have”the City of Seven Lakes”.  Yes,  it literary means a city that has seven lakes enclosed the city and have the chance to visit 4,  namely:  the Sampaloc Lake,  being the largest,  Palakpakin Lake,  Pandin and Yambu Lake.  I…

Miracles Happen in Manaoag

If there is something that you are really praying hard for,  they say, come and visit the Shrine of Manaoag. The Shrine of Our Lady of Manaoag is around 5 hours away from Manila.  I rarely asked hard for a prayer but because I have something to asked for this time,   I travelled 6…

Puerto Galera:  Not just a typical beach destination

When you asked someone what do they know about Puerto Galera,  majority of response you will get would be,   their pristine sand beaches.  I myself answer same as well before. But when I was given a chance to explore the said province by land from the Port of Calapan instead of Port Galleon,  my…

Cape Bojeador:  the highest lighthouse in the Philippines

Cape Bojeador is considered to be the highest lighthouse in the Philippine archipelago as per record. Known to many as Burgos Lighthouse,  the said cape is also considered to be the most visited lighthouse in the country due to its accessibility. I have been in Ilocos region for quite some time but this is the…