La Union: Ma-Cho Temple


The first Taoist Temple in the Philippines  which was established on 1975 through the initiative of then Tourism Minister Jose D. Aspiras, with the cooperation of the Chinese community in the Philippines. The place is so peaceful, good for “alone time” and reflection. You can make a wish or pay tribute.  The temple complex is certainly…

La Union: Old Spanish Watch Tower and Luna Pebble Beach


The restored Baluarte/Watch Tower now looks like an odd combination of old adobe and coral blocks with new light colred red bricks. It stands on an embarkment that restores the former level of Luna’s famous Pebble Beach. Before the restoration, the watchtower stands in disarray- vertically cut in two because of eroded base and foundation….