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The Ruins

In the early 20th century sugar baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson built his ten bedroom Italianate mansion in memory of his wife, who had died during the pregnancy of his 11th child. Located on a sugar plantation in the Negros Occidental province of the Philippines, WWII Filipino guerrillas employed by the US Armed forces intentionally set the building on fire in order to prevent invading Japanese forces from being able to use the building as a headquarters. To this day, the 903 square meter structure still stands tall amidst sugar plantation and continues to awe both local and foreign tourists. Truly, a picture-perfect backdrop and a magnificent sight to see.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Date Uploaded: April 25, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
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Focal Length: 16mm
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