Nostalgic Doors of Vigan

“Every exit is an entrance to somewhere else.” – Rebecca Puig Ilocos is a region in the northwest coast of Luzon, which is the biggest island of the Philippines. This is where you can find the colonial heritage town of Vigan. I have posted some doors from this area, a few months back. (click here…

The Sand Dunes of Ilocos Norte

“Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun.” – Nina Dobrev   These amazing sand dunes in the northern part of the Philippines have been there for as long as I can remember, but it is only recently that it has become a popular tourist destination. This is the beautiful, sandy landscape…

12 photos for 12 months

“The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way.” – unknown It is nearly the end of 2019 and oh how time flies. I will be having a short break for this busy time of the year but before that I want…

Whites Around the World

“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it only empties today of its strength. Let go and you will shine.” – Happy Pill #17 I love the colour white. Although it is not as happy as yellow or as bright as red… it gives me a soothing, calm, fresh, pure and clean feeling. Here…

Some Reds Around the World

“From the withered tree, a flower blooms.” – Happy Pill #13 I am sharing some of the photos I took from all over the place… from different years, from different months, from different countries… This is for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Red Amazing view by Lake Lugano in Switzerland By the side…

Malacañang of the North

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake The Malacanang of the North was once a working residence of the late ex president Marcos and his family, when they were having holidays in the northern part of the Philippines. It was named after the official residence and workplace of the President of…

Where am I?

“Just go. Go see all the beauty in the world.” – unknown Just for fun… Can you guess where these 10 textured places are? This is for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge CFFC – Texture Here are the countries where these places are: 1) Montserrat Abbey near Barcelona 2) Montserrat Mountains, Barcelona 3) Frankston Pier in…

The Benches in Paoay Church in the Philippines

“One day you will wake up and realize there won’t be anymore time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” – Paulo Coelho This is the Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in the Philippines. This church is also known as the St Augustine Church and has been standing since 1704. The architecture…

Roadtrip to Ilocos, Philippines – Wanderlust @97

“Discover how beautiful our country is and how wonderful our people are. Time to fall in love with the Philippines.” – Tony Meloto A few years ago, my husband and I went with my family on a road trip to the northern part of the Philippines. It was a fun and educational experience. We went…

Those Good Old Days

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” – Karl Lagerfield Nostalgia is associated with a yearning for the past, its personalities, and events, especially the “good old days” or a “warm childhood” – Wikipedia I am putting this out for Nancy’s A Photo a Week Challenge…

The Towers of Ilocos

“Discover how beautiful our country is and how wonderful our people are. Time to fall in love with the Philippines.” – Tony Meloto Ilocos is a province in the northwest portion of the Philippines. It is known for its historic sites, its beaches and the well-preserved Spanish houses in Vigan. Here you will also find…

From a long, long, long time ago

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Vigan is a small town in Ilocos Sur, in the northern part of the Philippines. It has now become famous because it has become a UNESCO Heritage site. When you go there you will be transported to…

Open the Door to the North of the Philippines!

“Open the door… it may lead you some place you never expected … This is Vigan, a province in the northern part of the Philippines. It is known for its preserved Spanish-era streets. Vigan is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This horse and carriage (karitela) can be used as transportation for locals…

Wanderlust @10 Bohol, Philippines

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty  The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres. They are covered…