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Category Archives: Ilocos
Three UNESCO World Heritage Site found in one region, that’s right, all found in Ilocos – Vigan City, Santa Maria Church both in Ilocos Sur and Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte. That’s two out of four Baroque Churches in the … Continue reading
Just a stone’s throw away from Vigan is an old bell tower standing alone on a hill watching guard over the town of Bantay. It is without a doubt one of the most dramatic belfries in the region (and one … Continue reading
Credits: Template by Jen Caputo; Papers by Jessica Sprague Thank You Kindly kit The Crisologos – one of the most prominent political families of Vigan, a principal political dynasty, so to speak. The most popular street of Vigan was in … Continue reading
Amidst a beautiful haven of landscaping is a coffee shop tucked away in a remote district of Vigan. To know more about the place, click here.
Credits: Papers by Jessica Sprague Home Away From Home Paper kit. This colonial mansion built in 1830 at the corner of Quirino Blvd. and Salcedo St. is the ancestral home of Doña Alicia Syquia, wife of Philippine’s 6th president, the … Continue reading
Ilocos Sur is where many culture and histories meet, all sharing space in this timeless city called Vigan – shrines, landmarks, museums, churches, ancestral homes, a cobbled-stoned street. Inscribed in 1999 in the UNESCO World Heritage list, citing that, “Vigan … Continue reading
Kalesas or horse-drawn carriages abound still in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. Here are some snaps from different times of day. And here’s 2 snaps in Sepia. Tune in for more of Vigan.
On my next trip to Maira-ira, this is where I am staying. This road trip happened on a long weekend and we didn’t book early enough to secure us enough rooms. The website photos lured me to this resort so … Continue reading
Credits: All papers by Crystal Wilkerson