Hotel Salcedo De Vigan
Travel Blogs from Vigan
... and then on to the hidden gardens that house some beautiful plants, bonsai trees and bamboo forests. We were taken back to the main street of the old town and rode the carriage up the beautiful cobbled streets again taking in this wonderful place. It was such a relaxing environment to be in on Crisalogo Street, no traffic, the clip clop of horses and the stunning architecture. There is a local speciality that we could not come to Vigan without trying so we headed to the ...
18 May 2013,
My journey start from Jakarta to Manila by Cebu Pacific, depart at 01.30 am arrive at 05.30 am.
From Manila fly to Laoag by Cebu Pacific then from Laoag International Airport take a tricycle to Partas Terminal Bus for PHP 100.
Take Partas Bus to Vigan for PHP 135 for 2 hours.
From Terminal Bus take a tricycle to Vigan Hotel, but there is a miscommunication with the hotel staff about the price. Then I went to Green R Hotel (this hotel walking distance ...
... spanish/chinese shophouse facades. Tried one of the local delicacies - Empana - a deep fried minced pork filled puff which was oily but mouthwatering. Photos wise, the afternoon stroll had more or less covered it all. Yes, Vigan is that small. I had so much free time that I even went for a hair cut.
Eating in Vigan
Looking for cheap decent meal options in Vigan can be a challenge. Sure, there are plenty of restaurants around catering for the ...
... I had the picture of ladies of leisure wearing long dresses and walking slowly on the cobblestone streets, chit chatting about the weather, holding up their beautiful umbrellas so the sun could not ‘spoil’ their gentle faces. I saw some of them holding men’s arms, walking proudly, smiling gently to their neighbors. I saw some of them taking kalesa, two-wheeled horse-drawn cart, and having a pleasure ride around the city.
... path is so steep that most of it consists of stair steps. We wind down at a reasonable clip, but find ourselves being passed by locals, many of them older than us, and carrying a 100 lbs bag of rice on their head. As we continue down the path, we imagine that everything in the village below us, every sheet of roof metal, every bag of cement, every stick of lumber, must have been hand carried down this 'road'.
Passing through the village ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service