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Review | Escala Homestay, La Paz, Abra

Review | Escala Homestay, La Paz, Abra

If you are looking for a quiet place to spend a weekend out of town, close to nature, with picturesque views of the Abra River Valley and the added bonus of watching the sunrise then Escala Homestay in La Paz could be for you. Location Just ten minutes...

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Top 9 Best Spots to Keep Cool this Summer in Abra

Top 9 Best Spots to Keep Cool this Summer in Abra

Nature is the Driving Force of Summer in Abra Where to Enjoy Summer in Abra   Summer in Abra? That is the question I can hear you asking yourself. There are no beaches and Abra is landlocked so no sea. Why should I spend my Summer in Abra? Well, This, my friends, is...

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Visita Iglesia Abra | Pilgrimage to Seven Churches in Abra

Visita Iglesia Abra | Pilgrimage to Seven Churches in Abra

Visita Iglesia Abra.| A Holy Week Pilgrimage in the Northern Province of Abra, Philippines Visita Iglesia Abra As Easter approaches and we countdown to the end of the forty days of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week it has recently become the tradition to go out on...

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Guide to Traditional Fishing on the Abra River

Guide to Traditional Fishing on the Abra River

Fishing on the Abra River The Abra River is the sixth largest river system in the Philippines in terms of watershed size. It has an estimated drainage area of 5,125 square kilometers and a length of 178 kilometers from its source in the vicinity of Mount...

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A Day of Adventure in Apao & Piwek Rock Formations

A Day of Adventure in Apao & Piwek Rock Formations

I had been wanting to go to the Piwek Rock Formations for a long time now and when Nyssa invited me to join her and her sister on a day trip to Tineg I jumped at the chance. During the ride there Nyssa told me how excited she was to be exploring Abra's...

Kaparkan Falls, Abra – A Short Story

Kaparkan Falls, Abra – A Short Story

Kaparkan Falls, Abra - A Short Story by George Anthony Lalin Long before the Ifugaos built their rice terraces, unknown to mankind, Kabunian already created this piece of natural architecture. But He made sure this paradise was hidden, hidden from the prying eyes of...

The Road to Somewhere Else.

The Road to Somewhere Else.

The Road to Somewhere Else As the days approach you feel restless. The road is calling. The road to somewhere else. Those feet are telling you to move, it's time to go, it’s time to leave, you check your backpack and make sure you have everything long before the...

Do it While You’re Young , Before You get too Old

Do it While You’re Young , Before You get too Old

Do it While You’re Young, Before You get too Old Do it While You’re Young, Before You get too Old      Do it While You’re Young. Those words in the title of this post above. What do they mean? How Young is Young? How Old is Old?  How Young is Old? I’m...

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Essential Travel Gear | Hammock

Essential Travel Gear | Hammock

I was first introduced to the Hammock when I hitchhiked through Mexico in 1980. Everywhere we went backpackers were carrying hammocks. Mexicans slept in hammocks. So we bought one too. Homestays didn't have beds in the rooms but there were large metal hooks protruding...

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