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Trailing the First Dragon Fruit Picking Festival in the North

The REFMAD Farms of the Dacuycuys will always have a special place in the heart of the author of BlauEarth. She has witnessed how the humble hut, surrounded by varying heights of dragon fruit posts, has been markedly reduced in prominence over the years. 375 more words

Ilocos Norte


Why do I love the sea? I don’t know. All I know is when I am in it, near it, see it, hear it, I am drawn. 232 more words

Keeping Sane

The Best Places for a Selfie in Ilocos Norte

With the dawning of the digital age, we talk and talk more through pictures. We’ve flooded the social media with our duck faces, crossed eyes, peace signs, hand hearts, jump shots, hahah, amusing antics (sometimes costly) and, well, our restless wandering feet. 187 more words


Baroque Churches of the Philippines - UNESCO Heritage Site

The Baroque Churches of the Philippines is the official designation to a collection of four Spanish-era churches in the Philippines, upon its inscription to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003. 232 more words


How much is too much?

Palpalokada was the most picturesque place I’ve ever photographed. It captured the imagination of people when I first posted it on Facebook.

Three weeks after Ilocos Norte’s best-kept secret came out in the news, a television crew arranged a shoot for its inclusion in a feature story about the country’s paradise-like places. 257 more words


Bangui Wind Farm | The Far-Reaching Ilocandia Trip (Part 4)

After my Kapurpurawan Rock Formation escapade, I took a bus going to Bangui to meet my third Tricycle Driver/Tour Guide in Pagudpud. I was kinda thrilled because I’ve heard that he is a very nice guy, well-spoken and a camwhore, oh yeah! 638 more words