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    Go To Pebble Beach

    by cyndymc Written Nov 7, 2011

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    Pebble Beach is not quite enticing for swimming; nonetheless, tourists go there to have a close up view of the Bangui Windmill Farm. As the name implies, the beach is full of pebbles instead of sand. Your feet will sink into the pebbly shore as you walk along the shore. Expect to stop walking often to remove pebbles that enter your footwear, or get stuck under your soles, or in between your toes if you are wearing sandals or slippers

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    Must See: Bangui Windmill Farm

    by cyndymc Written Nov 7, 2011

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    On the shore of Bangui Bay, you’ll find the biggest wind turbines in Southeast Asia. The windmills are beautifully arranged in a single row, forming an arc along the shoreline. They stand 326 meters apart from each other, each with a towering height equivalent to a 23-story building.

    Initially, there were only 15 wind turbines, each capable of producing electricity up to a maximum capacity of 1.65MW, for a total of 24.75MW. Then, 5 more wind turbines with the same capacity were added, bringing the total capacity to 33MW. They now supply energy to the Bangui community and nearby towns.

    Depending on your schedule, you can make a stopover at Bangui before you go to Pagudpud, or go there after you’ve settled down in your hotel/resort. You can actually see the windmills from the highway, but you can stop by the Bangui View Deck. From there, you’ll see all the 20 towering white windmills with the wonderful mountain range and the azure sea as background, and the lush greenery of rice fields and trees as foreground. If you have the luxury of time, you can go to the site and see the giant windmills up close. You just have to go further down from the highway; follow the signs to the road leading to the shoreline of Bangui Bay. Being dwarfed by the giant windmills and hearing the movement of their rotor blades is an awesome experience.

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    The homemade wooden windmills

    by joiwatani Written Sep 6, 2010
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    Make sure that when you buy a wooden windmill, you have to pack it carefully because this is very delicate. The propeller breaks easily. My sister bought one for her daughter and it broke right away. So make sure that you have to store it separately as this is very fragile and very delicate!

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    The homemade wooden windmills

    by joiwatani Written Sep 6, 2010
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    Make sure that when you buy a wooden windmill, you have to pack it carefully because this is very delicate. The propeller breaks easily. My sister bought one for her daughter and it broke right away. So make sure that you have to store it separately as this is very fragile and very delicate!

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    The homemade wooden windmills

    by joiwatani Written Sep 6, 2010

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    Make sure that when you buy a wooden windmill, you have to pack it carefully because this is very delicate. The propeller breaks easily. My sister bought one for her daughter and it broke right away. So make sure that you have to store it separately as this is very fragile and very delicate!

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    The necklaces and bracelets are cheap

    by joiwatani Updated Sep 6, 2010

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    The makeshift souvenir shops at the beach
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    Make sure to bargain the bracelets as souvenir items here. You can also buy some seashells that have markings of Pagudpud Resort on them. The sellers are very polite and very courteous.

    I bought three bracelets for a hundred pesos, so the bracelets are a little bit less than one dollar a piece. Not bad for a homemade woven bracelet!

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    Bangui Windmills

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 17, 2008

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    Ilocos Norter Province is a Windy Area, particularly in Bangui Town due to the Northwesternly winds coming from the South China Sea hence they've decided to harnest this natural resource and thus the Bangui Windmills and Windfarm was Born. It was Started by An Aid Grant of 48 million dollars by the Danish Government to Ilocos Norte Province in 1998. The steel contraptions, standing 23 stories high and number about 15. They produce 25 megawatts of electricity everyday and provide a nice contrast to the Coastline. The Windfarm contributes 30% of the power needs of the Province hence electricity is cheaper here than in Manila. Bangui is about 90 kilometers northeast of Laoag City.

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    Bangui Wind Farm

    by bike_packer Updated Nov 8, 2005

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    Talking about Green Power. The windswept town of Bangui is chosen to host the first wind farm in the Philippines. The 15 units of state-of the-art 60-meter towering wind turbines standing just 10 meters from the seashore are designed to generate a total of 25 MW electrical power enough for the province of Ilocos Norte to be self-sufficient.

    With the oil crisis seeming to haunt every one of us from now on, this is the way to go >> renewable energy. Seeing these wind turbines turn in synchronous speed is a beauty. But what is more overwhelming is knowing that these help in averting the depletion of Mother Nature's wealth brought about by man's unsatiable need for energy.

    We need more of these!!!!

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    by trinadameg Written Apr 15, 2013

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    Well as i observed the people come to visit here and just take picture of themselves of the majestic windmills.
    but you an take dip in the cold sea water. but just be careful coz its kinda wavy.

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