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  • Day 3: Last Day!

    (Part 3, Day 2) April 23: Last day! Just like Barbra Streisand’s famous song… “Some good things never last.” Sadly, our third and last day in Baguio. I told my husband and kids (and I promised to myself) that we will buy a retirement home in Baguio. I would love to retire here. I love […]

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  • Pasukin Ang Pasuquin!

    6th and last stop of our Ilocos Norte adventure is Pasuquin! Pasuquin is less than an hour’s drive from Laoag City based on my watch. We went to Pasuquin not just to wander but to also buy the “Pride of the North” – Pasuquin Biscocho from Pasuquin Bakery! I didn’t have the slightest idea that […]

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  • Wagi si Bangui!

    4th stop of our Ilocos Norte adventure is Bangui! Upon learning that we will be going to Ilocos Norte, I listed the Bangui Windmills as our top “must see place”. I even Instagram’ed the replica of the Windmills upon our arrival at the Laoag International Airport.

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  • Ang panghatak ng Batac!

    3rd stop of our Ilocos Norte adventure is Batac! Downtown According to my research, Batac or the “Home of Great Leaders”, is the hometown of the founder of Aglipayan Church – Gregorio Aglipay, “Father of the Philippine Army” – Gen. Ricarte and of course the late President Ferdinand Marcos to name a few. It used […]

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  • Ahahay, Paoay!

    2nd stop of our Ilocos Norte adventure is Paoay! SEE and DO: All I want to see in Paoay is the San Agustin Church or popularly known as the Paoay Church. In 1993, the church was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the best examples of Baroque Churches of the Philippines. […]