One of the nicest and beautiful places in the Philippines was the Ilocos Province (both Sur and Norte) which was located in the northern part of the country. It has beautiful beaches and resorts , hidden falls that never been seen by everyone except for those who lived there. Ilocos has the historical places , a view like a supernova in beauty, and a fantastic nature creation .
Let’s start with their food with a lovely taste like “MIKKI and EMPANADA” that must be experienced in touring on the northern part of the Philippines. Now lets go to Vigan City, one of the historical places in Ilocos region . The place was rich of fascinated old houses by century, made by old materials during the Spanish time. This historical place reminisce all those past that has been done by the World War II.
Then let’s go to Ilocos Norte with same language known as Ilocano. In Ilocos Norte , the Batac is there trailing to Paoay. Paoay have also historical places and landmark like the Paoay church. Lots of tourists go there to see one of the oldest churches in Philippine. Secondly is the Paoay lake, it is also a landmark and view spot. This landmark is a historical place too. As I’ve heard this lake is also called as “Baryo” in history.
The Third is the Sand dance , this landmark is a tourist spot too, it is like a desert where you can experience a sand boarding and site seeing facing the south china sea. It is also known as “ a desert with a sea”.
Now let’s go to Curimao it is also a part of the Ilocos province. In Curimao, you can see this place were the seashell and other natures creation can be found in the town. Then directing to Laoag. A city after a long run from Ilocos Sur to Ilocos Norte. Why not have a simple prayer in the church of Laoag city before continuing the tour?
Lets continue our journey in Ilocos Region directing to Burgos , also a part of Ilocos Norte. Burgos has also a landmark which includes a light house . An old light house where you can see the surrounding of South China sea. This landmark is in the top of a hill where a car can go there.
Now lets approach to Bangui, a next town to Burgos, Bangui, is my hometown. It has a rail of windmill a power resource that made by the son of the Former President Marcos. This landmark is also a tourist spot for local and international. A gigantic windmills which stand across the sea shore of the sea. After windmill , you can take a ride to the town of Pagudpud, there were six landmarks that you must see during your tour. First the Saud beach resort near town of Pagudpud, second is Caparispisan a hidden treasure with corals formations third is the Kabigan falls, fourth is the Maira ira or blue lagoon so called as the HANNAH beach resort. Then fifth is the Patapat road connected to sixth landmark known as the Agua Grande power resource using a water resource for electricity supply of the whole Ilocos region.
These are all the tourist spots that must be visited when someone wants to tour in that place…really a place to be!