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I am headed home to my good ol’ province in less than 10 days for the Holy Week vacation and a cousin’s wedding. This would be the first ever family wedding I am able to attend (on my father’s side, at least) so I’m pretty stoked. In the past, much to my chagrin, I was either busy with school or work. Luckily, this wedding coincided with the Lenten vacation so successkid.jpg!

Anyway, I was looking through old photo albums and I realized I never got to share our vacation pictures in Ilocos Norte (and side trip in Vigan) some two years ago. I toured my friends around my hometown and revisited classic tourist spots all around Ilocos.

We headed straight to our house for a much needed breakfast and refresher. Then off to Cape Bojeador Lighthouse we went.

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, also known as Burgos Lighthouse, is a cultural heritage structure in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, that was established during the Spanish Colonial period in the Philippines. It was first lit on March 30, 1892 and is set high on Vigia de Nagparitan Hill overlooking the scenic Cape Bojeador where early galleons used to sail by. After over 100 years, it still functions as a welcoming beacon to the international ships that enter the Philippine Archipelago from the north and guide them safely away from the rocky coast of the town.

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