Summer Photo Diaries Part 3

ILOCOS SUR, May 18,2016

Arrive early stop over morning at the streets of Calle Crisologo in Vigan, Ilocos Sur Why? Because our driver said to take a walk and picture taking while the sky is in eve… So the purpose of it was to capture the night scene of the street and pictured out the street itself like in other post pictures of other past travelers. How cool our driver had a quick thinking about that stuff!

Calle Crisologo

So much for an early vintage items.

The sun is rising a bit.

Restoration of vintage Spanish era houses are still on.

Me in a cool bench just to have a chill from the long hours of sleep while we were on the road… Sorry for the morning face though. 😭✌🏻️

Breakfast at Hidden Garden Restaurant.

When it says ‘hidden garden’, it has truly had a garden that hid in a restaurant.

I ate “Bagnetsilog” because I was in Ilocos, I am longing for their ‘Bagnet‘ which is a crispy pork of their version… And of course, I don’t forget to order a cup of coffee as my morning routine wasn’t complete without it.


After we ate breakfast, we visit the ‘Pinagburnayan‘ where clay pots and jars are made… And watch a little demo about pottery making by the locals there.

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The finished molded pot.

One of their products that is for sale.

Inside of the Crisologo House

Cute ornaments at the ceilings of the doors and windows.

Me in a shadow selfie.

Love the windows, very vintage and relaxing… Details: it was made with wood and “Capiz” shells.

Wood Flooring Goals.

Old stove system.

Old kitchen utensils.

kitchen dividers that has vintage designs is surreal.

Hats from different provinces of the Philippines.

Vintage type writers.

At Baluarte, Ilocos Sur.


Real tiger skin that has preserved.

ILOCOS NORTE, May 18, 2016

At Bantay Bell Tower.

Wood flooring that has carvings inside the bell tower.

At Paoay Church.

As we visited the church, we spotted that their was a wedding ceremony been held.

A secret garden beside the church.

Inside of the Malacañang of the North.

The Marcoses.

Love the View at the balcony of the house. The Paoay Lake.

My friend Apple Mae on former President Marcos’ side view head mural.

Dolls in their traditional spanish era dresses.

Indeed, it was overall house goal!

When in May at the peak of the summer here in the Philippines where we headed to the North, specifically, Ilocos Sur/Ilocos Norte. We decided to have and pay for a tour/travel package to that provinces, but we have only paid for a van ride and a driver. It was almost a “do-it-yourself” tour because the driver explains us that we only paid for a trip that consist of a van and a driver that knows where to stay, where to eat and know the destinations of the itinerary package. But overall, we enjoyed and had fun touring around.

It was a three days trip, so expect to soon more photos will be posted.


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