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My friends and I went on a tour of Intramuros last week. It was pretty fantastic, walking around such a a historical place. We also rode a kalesa. Yep, with a real live horse, and a very good tour guide.

Here’s Nikki looking at the map:

We went up on the walls. The sun was merciless, but we didn’t care (much):

Here’s the kalesa we rode, and our wonderful guide:

This was in the San Agustin Church. We toured the museum and then went up to the choir loft. The ceiling was completely trompe l’oeil, and it was amazing:

And a group shot of our happy, sweaty selves:

Be right back; reading some history.

xo, Elle



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