Ilocos Trip, Day 3 (morning)

The elevated walkway linking the Sarrat Church to its convent.

This day being the last we spent in Ilocos, the only significant item in the itinerary was the journey back to Manila.  Upon waking up, there was no rush at all.  No lining up by the bathroom to have a quick shower, no feverish packing of stuff to bring to the next tourist spot.  There was just the house breakfast and a lot of beach bumming at nearby Saud Beach. Continue reading


Ilocos Trip, Day 2 (afternoon)

A shipwreck off the coast of Pagudpud.


The plan was to have lunch at this beach-side eating place in Pagudpud and then drive around to see the places of interest.  Then we were to check in at this inn called Polaris Beach House and spend the night there, before going back to Manila the next day. Continue reading