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In 1818, the province of Ilocos was divided into two and the city of LAOAG ("la-wag"), two hours north of Vigan by road, became the capital of Ilocos Norte. Laoag itself is an easygoing city. There are only a handful of things to do and see, but it makes an excellent base for exploring the beautiful coast at nearby La Paz, heading north to Pagudpud, or touring Marcos country. Ilocos Norte is still strongly associated in Filipino minds with former President Ferdinand Marcos. This was very much his patch, and his son Bong-Bong and daughter Imee, both of whom have entered politics, are still popular in these …
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Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel

Resort Complex consisting of 7 Spanish Colonial-style buildings, located 9 km from Laoag Int'l Airport.