Cutting grass with hedge clippers
Orly, family friend and helper
Campaigning on the streets...
Monday is Barangay election here, and the politics, even for local elections can be rancorous and violent.
Note the stink eyed stare at the camera
Child hauling freight on a trycicad
Families on a city sponsored tour
Muli-cab styled jeepney. These jeepneys or PUJ's (pickup jeeps) are becomming more common than the hand crafted traditional american style jeeps, as they are cheaper to buy and operate.
Souls of D Generals...
the back end of a traditional american style jeep
Jeepneys, jeepneys, everywhere jeepneys -- another ingenious way of inexpensive transport for daily life.
Young street vendor
Work here is hard to come by, with long hours and back breaking labor
Street scene during a brown out, Mandaue City, Cebu
Tamaraw style jeepney, based off of the Toyota Tamaraw. The bodies of these are hand made in local shops, with surplus diesel engines supplied from Japan or Korea
My family likes to spend a lot of time in the malls. Most of my picks are shot out the windows of cars speeding back and forth between the house and the mall. Middle class filipinos prefer the malls to the overcrowding, dust and heat of the streets.
Buying lechon Manok at a local street side bbq
Busy PUJ stop, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines
Eating supper by candlelight during a brownout
People here love christmas. The lights and decorations come up in mid October, and in some cases, don't come down until March.
Finally... I have my handy dandy google calender with all the upcoming events in the area and beyond...
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