Tag Archives: North Luzon

Roadside Scenery of Tinglayan: Where are you Sleeping Beauty??

Tinglayan is a municipality of Kalinga in the Cordillera Region. It’s name was derived from the word “Tinonglay” which means the making of an earthen container where sugarcane wine is brewed. Looking at the map, the terrain is made up … Continue reading

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A Spooky Overnight Stay in Lubuagan, Kalinga

I have no problem staying on the road at night on less remote areas during my motorcycle trips. For example, I once rode for 22 hours to Samar. When I first explored the Cordillera Region, I barely made it out of … Continue reading

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Chico River and the Beauty of Kalinga That Could Have Been Damm(n)ed

Cagayan River has quite a few major tributaries since it is located between two, large mountain ranges. One of those rivers is the Chico River in the Cordillera Mountains located southwest of Tuguegarao City. This river system is 175 kms … Continue reading

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Passing Through Cagayan

I crossed the Ilocos-Cagayan boundary at 10AM on the third day of my North Luzon Loop Ride. I planned to take a more risky and off-beaten route into the Cordilleras and spend the night in Sagada. It’s an ambitious plan … Continue reading

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Maira-ira Point: Timmangtang Rock, Bantay Abot Cave, Blue Lagoon, and Dos Hermanos Islands

I started my day very early but since I visited the Bangui Wind Farm before leaving Saud Beach, it was already 7:45 AM when I left for the rest of Pagudpud. According to folktales, Pagudpud was from an exhausted Batangueño … Continue reading

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The Bangui Wind Farm and What You Probably Didn’t Notice

..or maybe you did. Anyway, let’s get to that later on. We are still on my North Luzon Loop Series I did back in April for my birthday. I started back in Laguna and made my way north on my … Continue reading

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Bacarra Domeless Bell Tower and Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

My trips usually go on a “more or less” kind of arrangement. That’s one, if not the best perk, of travelling solo. The “second day” of my North Luzon Loop Ride ended early at 3PM in Laoag City. I still … Continue reading

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