of earthquakes and churches

The faults in the Philippines move every 400 years on average. Last time it moved was 355 years ago. In the 17th century, at least 20 recorded earthquakes (Intensity 8 on average) hit the country. If you do the Math, Philippines' old churches weren't there yet...

paoay, oh why?!

This is my entry to the 2nd Pinoy Travel Bloggers’s Blog Carnival with the theme “Quaint towns in the Philippines” currently hosted by RV ESCAT of livinginabackpack.blogspot.com. We entered the town of Paoay and I immediately noticed silence, like someone pressed the mute button. I checked my...

alone again, naturally…

Ah the single life! I leave whenever I want, go home anytime I want and most importantly, travel anywhere I want. I value my alone time so much that when Ron and I and some friends from the office went to Ilocos, I stayed one...

Ilocandia road trip (Ilocos Norte)

Ilocos Norte is the northernmost province in mainland Luzon. You actually get radio signals from Taiwan, that is if you're still using a pre-historic walkman with FM band. The province got a long stretch of coastline with the terrain mainly slopes and hills. The northern...