The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... [read more]
Date: December 28th 2005
This is the last leg of our Ilocos Tour. Please refer to the two previous blogs for entries on Vigan and Laoag.
Pagudpud!After a really good breakfast of Laoag longganisa (it’s better than Vigan’s!) at Macy’s Diner, we met up with Carol and Hector for a day in Pagudpud. Pagudpud is around 78 kilometers, one-way, from Laoag. There are mini-buses that ply the route ... read more