Tag Archives: Luzon

My New Paradise

Credits: JSprague Digi in Deeper course material. Adams.  A familiar name yet peculiar for the Ilocos Norte, yes?  With names like Laoag, Pagudpud, Paoay… Adams sounds off.  The first time I heard of Adams was 16 years ago when Anton … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time

Unless it is really impressive, I rarely write about accommodations on this blog. But this beach resort has definitely impressed. It’s a destination of its own, a place to pause and recharge, do nothing and pretend that you’re from an … Continue reading

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The Trek to the Underground River

Credits: Papers by Plum Dumpling Designs, Pri Rocha, The Design Girl, Trixie Scap Design; Ribbon by Design by Tater, Red string with flowers by Graham Like the Cracker, and String wrap by Haynay Designs.  Elusive in the past, I became … Continue reading

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Rest of Batan: Mahatao

When I think of Mahatao, this simple church is the first thing that comes to mind – not the lighthouse, Photo taken in 2006. and certainly not the boat shelter, An island detached from the main island provides shelter for … Continue reading

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Rest of Batan: Imnajbu Point

I have taken a photo of this same spot every time I come to Batanes. Taken in 2006 It is, after all, one of my favorite spot in Batanes because of how the road cuts through the low-lying hill leaving a … Continue reading

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Rest of Batan: Rakuh A Payaman

Where wild cattle and carabaos (water buffalos) roam in endless rolling hills – a communal pastureland offering picturesque scenes of farm fields and the Pacific Ocean. There is also the Mahatao lighthouse and Mt. Iraya in the distance, adding to … Continue reading

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Basco Jaunts: Quaint Little Café in Naidi Hills

Heard one of the bunkers in Naidi Hills is now a café.  Open only after office hours because the owners have day jobs.  So I noted to self: to have dinner there tonight. Naidi Hills used to just be a … Continue reading

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