This card of the Vigan Heritage Village will travel to Poland tomorrow :)
Vigan, Ilocos Sur is a UNESCO heritage site. It's a well-preserved example of European trading town in South East Asia. The place is a fusion of Asian building design and European colonial architecture and planning. The houses is of the traditional Filipino dwelling design, the nipa hut. A more detailed description of the place can be found here.
My first time in Vigan was February 2006. I enjoyed a dinner by candlelight for the Valentine's Day with my friends from the Philippine Normal University's Department of Science & Technology - Scholar's Association. We there for an educational field trip.
This card also shows a traditional type of transportation, the kalesa. It's a horse-drawn carriage that can usually fit 2 passengers plus the driver. I remember paying P20 when we were there for a kalesa ride from our hotel to the city circle.
I am itching to visit Vigan again. I hope that the place is still as serene and tranquil as I remember it, when I actually have the chance to experience it again.