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VIGAN! Day Four

For our final day in Vigan, we decided to check out the various museums in the area. First on our list was the Syquia Mansion Museum. This was where President Quirino’s wife grew up in, and later became the home of Pres. Quirino and his wife. It was HUGE. The place itself was very well-kept,...

VIGAN! Day Three

On the third day, we decided to go to Baluarte, a zoo located outside the city center that was created and funded by Gov. Chavit Singson. The zoo allowed most of the animals to roam freely, so if you’re unlucky, you might just get attacked by an ostrich. For a zoo with free admission and...

VIGAN! Day Two

On the second day of our trip, we decided to hit the beach. But first, after looking at the map, we decided to take a detour to Flores Pots and Hidden Garden, and Damili Village. We trekked to the bus and jeepney station from Grandpa’s Inn after breakfast, thinking that there might be one that...

VIGAN! Day One

What do unemployed raketeers do while broke and between jobs? Go on vacation, of course! My friend Didang and I decided to go on a little adventure of Vigan in Ilocos Sur. We’d heard that the city was a UNESCO World Heritage Site, not to mention incredibly pretty. Didang and I met up at Gateway...