I Visited the 4 UNESCO-Stamped Churches in the Philippines



ShareTweet It is an achievement for me to be able to complete the four (4) UNESCO World Heritage Baroque Churches of the Philippines. According to my friend Wiki, “A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert,monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance.” Following are the four baroque churches which have great significance not only to the faithful but to the Philippines as a whole:   1. San Agustin Church inside the Intramuros, Manila I have been to this church during college but I didn’t know that this is a UNESCO WHS until […]

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Snapshots Thursday: Heritage Village, Vigan



ShareTweet As I was browsing my old photos, I saw this: Calle Crisologo, Heritage Village This is the most photographed site in Vigan City. You haven’t been to Vigan City without taking a walk here (maybe I can compare it with Intramuros). This “calle” (street) would bring us back to the Spanish era with its ancestral houses, cobblestone road, and the transportation during their days, the “kalesa” (horse-drawn carriage). I got this shot 7 years ago (using our Old 2MP Canon set on Sepia mode). The past weeks, I was tracing back why I love travel & photography. I learned that […]

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