SNAPSHOT – BURGOS WINDFARM

Aside from Bangui, there is also Burgos with their Wind Turbines sitting atop the craggy hills facing the West Philippine Sea. Being the second wind farm after Bangui in the country and the others in Rizal, Mindoro, Guimaras, Aklan et al. It features 50 units of V90 Vestas 3 Mega Watt Wind Turbine and produces energy as large as a whopping 150 Mega Watts per day, 5 times larger than that of Bangui! 

How To Get There:

● By land, take any bus bound for Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte (GV Florida Transport), or alternately, take any Laoag, Ilocos Norte bound bus (GV Florida Transport, Partas Bus, Dominion Bus Lines, Fariñas Transit, Autobus) then hop on to another bus bound for Pagudpud town proper. (10-12hrs travel time)

● By Air, take any flight bound for Laoag City Airport via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines, and from Laoag, Ilocos Norte hop on to another bus bound for Pagudpud. (45mins flight time + 1.5hr land travel)

● Once in Pagudpud, there are several accredited tricycle tours that can take you on the Southbound Tour (Pagudpud Town, Saud Beach, Bangui and Burgos Wind Farm, Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse) and the Northbound Tour (Kabigan Falls, Patapat Viaduct, Bantay Abot Cave, Timangtang Rock, Blue Lagoon and Dos Hermanos Islets).

Full Article Here:

The Great Amianan, Northbound – Ilocos Norte (Part II)


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