Tag Archives: Vigan City

Let There Be Light!

I find lanterns pretty. But aside from their form, I like lanterns more for their function. A lantern is a portable lighting device or mounted light fixture used to illuminate broad areas. It may also be used for warning as … Continue reading

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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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