Tag Archives: Ilocos Sur

Kalesa

A Kalesa, a horse drawn carriage, was one of the modes of transportation introduced by the Spaniards in the 18th century Philippines. Back then, only the the nobles and high-ranked officials could afford these “wheels”.  These days, they are rarely seen … Continue reading

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Vintage Vigan

It is the capital of Ilocos Sur, located on the western coast of Luzon, facing the South China Sea. A World Heritage Site, Vigan City is one of the few Hispanic towns left. It is well known for its cobblestone streets … Continue reading

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Foreign…Ilocos Empanada

This week’s challenge invites us to post images that convey things unfamiliar. Foreign to me is the famous Ilocos Empanada. Late summer of 2012 saw us heading up north. Ilocos is located northwest of Luzon and borders to the east … Continue reading

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