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Ilocos Sur Travel UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sta. Maria Asunta Church | Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur

By on May 31, 2012
The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur is among the four Baroque churches that are recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines.
Travel Guide

Travel post mortem: Project Windmills

By on September 15, 2010
After 18 blog entries, I could finally end my second travel series with a post mortem. I must thank God for giving me the determination to write all of those, before I would lose every good memory of our 5D-4N travel last June. I was able to tell all these stories because Ilocos is truly a beautiful region.
Ilocos Sur UNESCO World Heritage Site

A quick Vigan day trip

By on August 24, 2010
Vigan's history can be traced all the way back to 1758, when the Seat of Nueva Segovia was transferred from Lal-lo, Cagayan to the already flourishing Spanish settlement. As a result, the Ciudad Fernandina de Vigan was established by virtue of a Royal Decree issued by King Fernando VI of Spain.
Hotels Ilocos Sur

Villa Angela | Vigan, Ilocos Sur

By on July 24, 2010
Villa Angela was built in 1873 by the spouses Don Agapito Florendo y Bonifacio, who was a gobernadorcillo of La Ciudad Fernandina (Vigan) in 1859, and Doña Maria Villanueva.
Ilocos Sur UNESCO World Heritage Site

Calle Crisologo | Vigan, Ilocos Sur

By on July 8, 2010
Everything in rustic Vigan is charming. But you have never been to this UNESCO World Heritage Site if you have not set foot in Calle Crisologo.