Category Archives: Lugan (Ilocos Transpo)

ILOILO ESPLANADE: Celebrating Ilongo’s love for their River!

After my solo walk tour of downtown Iloilo [to be posted later], I wanted to take photos of the sunset as I always do with best efforts 🙂 in every place I go to. From the airport to my hotel … Continue reading

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Adams: Alternative to the Coast of Ilocos.

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Adams, Ilocos Norte, recently opened its doors to tourists for eco/nature tour. Situated on a mountainous terrain, Adams is accessible from the more famous coastal Pagudpud. I have consciousness of the town since I was a child but never had … Continue reading

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A Scoot Named “Skeleton Jog”

In the 80’s, “Poro Point” in SanFernando La Union and the neighboring province of Ilocos Sur became popular for motorists as a place to get scooters at a very low price. It was the entry point of scooters coming from … Continue reading

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Ahh, “Kalesa!”

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In Ilocos, especially in Vigan and Laoag, the “kalesa,” a horse-driven carriage, is a usual sight plying the busy streets of these cities. For motorists, the “kalesa” may sometimes test their “patience meter” during market days because they move slow … Continue reading

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The flexibility of the bamboo – Sarrat

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Here are some more images captured in the same place where I took the scenes in the previous post. As a child in the province (just a few years back! Hmm…) I had my ample share of riding a bamboo … Continue reading

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“Cebu” is in Laoag!

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The newly acquired Airbus 319 of Cebu Pacific made its inaugural flight to Laoag City on June 8, 2006, Thursday. I was one of the 150 passengers to have first tried flying Cebu Pacific’s newly acquired airbus. The new A319 … Continue reading

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His name is Ron, but they called him “Joe”

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Here’s another post by a guest blogger. It is the personal account of Ron Scott, my brother-in-law, of his visit to the Philippines particularly in Ilocos. He was amazed by the culture of the Ilocanos especially when he came to … Continue reading

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Creativity floats – Piddig

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One thing which you may enjoy in Ilocos is the parade (“parada” in Ilocos) of interesting little prince/princesses and little kings/queens aboard their equally exciting floats that go around town in the heat of the sun. This is usually a … Continue reading

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Something fishy – Solsona

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To those who may not know and to those who may have forgotten, let’s have a guessing game. The two men below are transporting what appear to be dried branches: Question: What do you think will they use it for? … Continue reading

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