Agayayos (Ever Flowing)

From Ilocano, as water down a river, or blood in the veins, memories in a lifetime
by Arnold Molina Azurin

Indeed it was the former site of the town which was transferred in its entirety to a higher ground after the rampaging waters from Abra River and the surging seawaves drastically altered the lay of the land and the web of life; and so it has come down to us as a distinct landmark to remind us that human as well as nonhuman life and habitation are mostly comprised of constant adaptations to the cycle of environmental and climatic pressures—sometimes very slow in coming and almost imperceptible, but sometimes severely and instantly catastrophic..