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Saturday, June 1, 2013

The allure of The Ruins from the outside!




The Ruins marker.

The ruins of the mansion of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson was built in loving memory of his deceased wife Maria Braga after her death in 1911. The mansion of Italianate architecture was designed to be a monument of their enduring love affair. In the eve of WW II in 1942, the mansion was torched by the guerilla fighters and was burning for 3 days, leaving behind reminders of a glorious past.

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blooms...

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The fountain.

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From the window of the mansion...

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Taken from the doorway.

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Blossoms.

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Of course, the mansion itself.

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