Saturday, May 17, 2008

North Luzon Road Trip

"Tara Na! Byahe Tayo!"

Vigan, Ilocos Sur; Fort Ilocandia, Ilocos Norte; Laoag ; Cape Bojeador Lighthouse; Bangui Windfarm; Pagudpud; Kaibigan Falls; Blue Lagoon; Tuguegarao City; Banaue Rice Terraces

This trip was a really memorable one for all of us :c)

taken at the famous Crisologo Street in Vigan city

Fort Ilocandia

Paoay Church (all the while we thought that this was the church on the 10 peso bill hihihi)

Saint William Church

view from the veranda of Malacañang of the North

Malacañang of the North with Labsydoo

Sta. Monica Church and Bell Tower in Sarat

Bacarra Bowing Tower
it's also a sinking bell tower but it's called the Bowing tower because the structure was leaning (like the tower of pisa) when a huge earthquake struck Ilocos Norte. At present, the top of the tower has already fell down and this is what's left of it. Most of the fallen parts are still surrounding the area.

tres marias with the South China Sea

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

super scary experience just to reach the top of the lighthouse!

stucked at the Bangui Windmill Farm!
uhm.. to the left.. nope, to the right..

with Labsydoo at the Windfarm

Laughtrip at Pagudpud
i think it took us quite a while to get this shot because the huge waves were taking davis (our photographer) away..

Trekking towards the hidden falls

goofing around as we got to the falls

Kaibigan Falls

the Blue Lagoon is also considered as the Boracay of the North.. you can obviously see why

Patapat Bridge

this is the long curving road across the Pagudpud beach

"Golden Gate Bridge of the North"

Nuestra Señora de Piat in Tuguegarao City
this is the counterpart of Our Lady of Manaoag

Callao Cave

Breathtaking view of the Banaue Rice Terraces

Ifugao siblings

Group pic with the Igorots
(they have to be paid whenever you wish to take pictures with them)

an elderly Igorot

trying to go down the steps...but we retreated back because it was just too hot!

part of the picture

what are you pointing at?

sweet place

with our trademark

Ethnic Village

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