Burnay are earthen jars with small openings while those with bigger mouths are called wangging. In the early years, the burnay, locally known as tapayan or banga, was used for storage of water, rice grains, basi (sugarcane wine) and condiments like salt and bagoong (fish paste). Burnay jars are also used in the fermentation of vinegar that comes from the [...]Read more ›
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It is the place where the famous burnay jars are made, tourists can witness the actual procedures on making them and it is also the place where you can buy burnay jars as souvenirs. Burnay are earthen jars with small openings the burnay, locally known as tapayan or banga, was used for storage of water, rice grains, basi (sugarcane wine) [...]Read more ›
A fun throwback to colonial days is the calesa horse-drawn carriages that still clip-clop through Vigan’s streets. Rates for calesa rides should be the same as those for the many tricycles (P8-P10 within the city limits) that will undoubtedly by vying for your custom. But you could also hire a private calesa for around Php150 per hour. The Mestizo District [...]Read more ›
Aside from the famous streets and antique homes another tourist spot in Ilocos Sur is “Pagburnayan” located in Vigan City Ilocos Sur. Today’s Barangay VII is still more popularly known as “Pagburnayan”, which literally means “place where “burnay” is made”. The burnay is an earthenware jar crafted by a potter’s hands with the aid of a potter’s wheel. It uses [...]Read more ›