Being awarded by the body of TUKLAS_TRADISYONGPINOY as the TUKLAS TRADISYONG PINOY IGER OF THE MONTH_JUNE 2015 and included also in the TUKLAS TRADISYONGPINOY GAWAD PAGKILALA IGERS OF THE YEAR is something inspiring for me... It may not be that prestigious but this made me smile... Happy to have shared my Travel Photos showcasing Filipino … Continue reading PROUD PINOY!
Our last stop, Baluarte... This place is a private mini zoo of Chavit Singson where he housed his collection of animals... Built for public viewing and entrance here is free... If you have kids travelling with you, this is a perfect place for them and to those who loves animals... Another attraction that kids will … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 007_BALUARTE
It was my first time to see this place... The Father Jose Burgos Museum, the satellite museum of the National Museum... Thus offering much more history than any other museum in Vigan City... There is so much to see inside the museum... From the collections of Father Burgos memorabilia, photographs, family antique collections and jewelries... … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 006_FATHER JOSE BURGOS MUSEUM
Second day of our weekend getaway. Woke up with a smile on our faces... Another day to experience Vigan City... To start the day, we had our breakfast at Grandpa's Inn's Restaurant, Kusina Felecitas... The ambiance of the restaurant is so homey... Wall finish is made of the original bricks of the 18th century buildings, decorated … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 005_GRANDPA’S INN, PLAZA SALCEDO & ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL
After shopping for souvenirs and exploring Vigan City on foot, we've decided to hire a "kalesa' (horse drawn carriage) to bring us to other parts of the City... Our next Destination, the Mira Hills Fil-Spanish Friendship Park...The Park is dedicated to the historic and cultural ties between the people of Vigan and Spain... "Pagbantayan" is the … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 004_MIRA HILLS FIL-SPANISH FRIENDSHIP PARK & BANTAY BELFRY
Next place on the list, the Crisologo Museum . The Crisologos are the most prominent political dynasty of Vigan. The shooting of Floro Crisologo compelled the family to convert their ancestral home into a museum which houses the memorabilia, antiques and other possessions of the family that entails their history. Here are some of the Crisologo's memorabilia: 1. … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 003_CRISOLOGO MUSEUM AND CALLE CRISOLOGO
Waking up, our strengths renewed... we freshened up and started our tour of the place... Walking the cobble stone streets of Vigan City with old houses surrounding the place, horse drawn carriages passing by... gives us the feel of the history of the place... Our destination, The Syquia Mansion Museum which houses President Elpidio Quirino's Memorabilia. … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 002_THE SYQUIA MANSION MUSEUM
My first trip to Vigan City with my parents is still fresh in mind. But coming back to this place brings me more excitement and thrill... I just can't get enough of Vigan... As i have said in my previous blog " i shall return to the place…" This time i went there with my … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 001_MY SECOND GLIMPSE OF OUR UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE!
Time to climb again!! This time we are to climb Mount Batulao. Together with my husband, my best friend since college and her husband, and one of our climb buddies since i started climbing mountains. So stressed with city life... It was Summer time... Perfect time to climb again... We started off early from Manila to … Continue reading Conquering a Mountain…MOUNT BATULAO
It has been years since i made my bucket list... and looking through my long list, gives me smile on my face.. places to go, things to do... i had accomplished some and still have a long list to go... and some things adding up... But as they say, "Life is Short, Make the Most out … Continue reading My Travel and Adventure Bucket List