I don’t know when exactly I became fascinated with a small highland town up in the Mt Province but for many years now I have been wanting to visit Sagada. I am an island girl but mountains and cool climate draw me more than waves and sands. So when I finally had the means and […]
There are a few things you need to remember to have a wonderful time in Sagada.
1. There are some spots that in my opinion you really need a guide like Sumaguing Cave, Cave connection Lumiang-Sumaguing, Aguid Rice Terraces to Bomod-ok falls and Mt Ampacao Trek to Lake Danum. You can check out the Saggas (Sagada Genuine Guides Association). Other sites you may just ask any local to give you the direction like the Echo Valley, Pottery, Sagada Weaving.
2. Guide fees are set by the municipal council and are regulated. But you can always look for guides that offer whole tour packages or best to come in groups to cut down on costs
Calamba City is best known as the birth place of the most famous of all Philippine Heroes Dr. Jose Rizal!
Dr Jose Rizal and his dog
Just beside Calamba City’s main church, the St John The Baptist Church, is the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the ancestral house was restored and was converted into the Rizal Shrine and Museum dedicated to the national hero’s life and works. The whole compound has a very spacious ground where a replica of a typical bahay kubo stood together with a sculpture of little Jose and his dog gazing at the house. There is
I’ve just turned off the tv after the credits have rolled for the movie “A Dangerous Life”, a movie made by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, It chronicled the last days of the Marcoses, the forces that was then, President Corazon Aquino’s role, that of Enrile, Ramos, Honasan, Tadiar, Ver and all those who were prominent […]
In the outskirts of Laguna you will find the quaint little town of Liliw, it’s popular among filmmakers as number of films being shoot there has risen in the last decade, the latest of which is the Gabby-KC tandem this July 2010. But Liliw is becoming even more popular especially among the ladies, and the reason? It’s tsinelas baby!
Liliw made footwears
Female of all ages will go gaga over the fashionable, affordable, and quality shoes, slippers and sandals that the liliw master shoemakers creates. Guaranteed to make even the most jaded of shoppers race to the last store. Once in Liliw, you can’t miss their
Our last and final day of our Ilocos adventure, we bid farewell to Ilocos Norte. We left Aquaseda in Maira-ira Blue Lagoon, Pagudpud and made a stop-over in the ABOT CAVE, the cave is a few meters before reaching the main highway. This is a rock formation with a hole and local folklore says the cave was created by giants.
We further drove north to reach the PATAPAT VIADUCT, around 13 km from Maira-ira. This is the longest viaduct in the country, and is attached to a mountain wall. You will have left Ilocandia when you reach its other end for it welcomes you to Appari, the northernmost tip of the Luzon island
Day 3 of our Ilocos adventure trip! We were early birds as we leave Laoag and took to the road again.We drove for about an hour and finally reach our first stop – CAPE BOJEADOR LIGHTHOUSE in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. From the main highway turn right when you reach the lighthouse sign on the road. […]