Posts Tagged ‘ilocos norte’

Christmas Reflections: A Well-Traveled Life

posted by: Prime Sarmiento

Christmas is a time for reflection, to express gratitude for all the blessings that came my way; to honor the lessons from the trials that tested my strength. (read more here)

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The Beautiful, historic churches of Ilocandia

posted by: Prime Sarmiento

I love to travel around Southeast Asia if only because I’m on a temple tripping kick. The region after all has a rich Hindu-Buddhist tradition. The kind that produces the magnificent Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Borobudur in Indonesia. (read more here)

Ilocandia Diary Part 2: Nature tripping, Beach bumming

Posted by Prime Sarmiento

The travel coordinator handed me a list of things to bring in this four-day tour of Ilocos region. The regulars in my travel pack are in there: bottled water, comfy shoes, prescription medicine. The list also advises us to have that spirit of adventure and a sense of humor (as, after all, some things always do go wrong when traveling). (read more here)

Ilocandia Diary part 1: Beautiful, Green Power in Bangui

Text and Photos by Prime Sarmiento

How can something which is primarily used to generate electricity entice travelers that they will go out of their way just to see it?”green” is indeed beautiful! (read more here)