Explore Ilocos Norte’s Hidden Jewels: Kapurpurawan Rock Formations and Cape Bojeador

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Are you up for long drives? Let’s travel north and discover Ilocos Norte!

Giant windmills, the unspoiled Pagudpud, tranquility, and its unfolded history, Ilocos Norte is truly a blessed province! Bragging more about Ilocos Norte, ducked alongside the town of Burgos lies the prestigious giant marble-like rock formations and a century old lighthouse!

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First stop, the spotless beauty of Kapurpurawan Rock Formations. This is definitely a must-go to place when you’re in Ilocos Norte. The name was derived from Ilocano root word “puraw” which means white. As the name indicates, the rock formations in here are flawless with creamy white color like a spotless gigantic ivory!

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The rocky coast of Kapurpurawan offers a compelling breathtaking view of the West Philippine Sea! The strong waves of the sea splashing on the plain shore where bonsai mangroves grew gorgeously vigorous.

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Few walks from the rock formations nestles the quaint Cape Bojeador Lighthouse. It was built during the Spanish colonial period made from bricks and iron grills. Since it dates back the 18’s it will give us an eerie goosebump feels!

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On top of the lighthouse is the unbounded crystal blue water of South China Sea!

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How to get there?

Take a minibus going to Pagudpud in Laoag City. Go down at Bangui Windmills entrance in Burgos Town where you can take a tricycle going to Kapurpurawan rock formations and the nearby windmills. Cape bojeador is just few walks away.

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