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My Hometown: Fiesta Patronal

fiesta [fɪˈɛstə (Spanish) ˈfjesta]     1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint’s day     2. a holiday or carnival     http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fiesta As i was going home to what i thought was another boring vacation in my hometown, i found out that it was our fiesta. As a child, i’ve always … Continue reading

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur

Vigan City, located in the northern part of the Philippines showcases the Spanish heritage of the Philippines. It is listed on UNESCO world heritage list since December 2, 1999 for it’s unique spanish colonial history in Asia and the very well preserved spanish monumental buildings which where build in the 18th century. I got to … Continue reading

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

Laoag City is known to be the Sunshine City or City of Lights of the Philippines, it has a perfect blend of traditional and modern lifestyle, a fusion of Spanish and Ilocano heritage . Laoag is an Ilokano word meaning “bright” that highlights the provinces’ tourism, education, commerce and trade of Northern Luzon. When i went … Continue reading

Palaui Island – Santa Ana, Cagayan

Santa Ana Cagayan is not only known as Game Fishing hub of the Philippines or for Cagayan Special Economic Zone which host casinos and other gaming facilities but also for the breathtaking beaches and historical landmarks like Palaui Island. Before going to this island all i heard was it is a good snorkeling site. Never … Continue reading