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Cagayan Isabela Philippines Travel

Maconacon Isabela, A Gateway to Coastal Isabela

Dimanok Pebble Beach in Maconacon
Dimanok Pebble Beach in Maconacon

I could see the cellular tower standing like a centrepiece of the town. Despite its signal lights on, it’s just a static display as my phone shows no signal even if I’m just a few hundred meters away. I fan myself up as I wipe-off beads of sweat trickling from my forehead caused by the mid-afternoon heat. There are no electric fans around as there are no electricity to power them yet. That is part of the story of this town Maconacon Isabela, somewhat cut-off from the rest of Luzon but roughing it out in this region does yield some memorable travel.