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Of Colonial Mansions and Cobbled Streets  
   

Of Colonial Mansions and Cobbled Streets

Still in Vigan.....
Northern Philippines: A Spanish Heritage

October 17th 2008
An hour or so away by plane, all of 8 to 9 hours travel by road. Take your pick. We chose to fly, then rent a car from our base which is Fort Ilocandia Hotel and Resort. The hotel is a good base for many day trips to various parts of the Ilocos Region. Top of the list is a visit to Vigan, the only surviving colonial town in the country. Declared a UNESCO Heritage Site, ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Illocos Region

Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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