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PLAI National Congress 2015

Its my first time attending a national conference of librarians and this was held just last week, Nov. 24-27 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte. Me and a teacher had a poster (of my undergrad thesis on why librarians in Iloilo City chose their careers and their personality traits, etc.) so I got a 50% discount for the registration fee, so I thought, why not go? 861 more words

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Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

The Ilocos provinces are well known for Spanish Colonial Era architectural wonders but it doesn’t mean that they have no natural marvels to showcase. One of these natural wonders is the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation on the coast of Burgos, Ilocos Norte. 31 more words


Paoay Sand Dunes

Ilocos Norte is not just a place of history. There’s a lot more to it than it seems. I, as a Filipino, am also quite surprised to realize that there’s a place like this in my own country. 148 more words


Malacañang of the North

This two-story house is the estate of former President Ferdinand Marcos and his family during their trips to the North.

For just PHP 30, you can enter the house and get introduced to their lavish lifestyle. 48 more words


Paoay Church

Also known as the Church of Saint Augustine, is Roman Catholic church in the town of Paoay in Ilocos Norte.

It is considered a National Cultural Treasure by the government of the Philippines and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site being one of the four  7 more words


To the North: APEC Week 2015

The last time I was in Ilocos, I was 8 years old. I wore unflattering crop tops, Snoopy-patched jeans, and baseball caps you could get embroidered at SM stalls. 490 more words


Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

The province of Ilocos Norte is quite large and travelling towards its northern parts will get you to various places of interest, one of which is the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse in the municipality of Burgos. 46 more words