Here are the links in this series that will keep you on track...
Philippines 2010 Day 2
Philippines 2010 Day 3
Philippines 2010 Day 4
Today we went on an outing to the south part of Cebu Province. We visited a tourist area and natural wonder spot known as Kawasan Falls.
Young street vendor
Reading a newspaper on the back of a motorcycle
We stopped by the Cebu Bus Terminal to drop Ma off, so she can go vote at her home on Bantayan Island
One of the Jeepneys at the terminal
Jeepney with Street Venders, Cebu City
Elections are held at the public schools, and are a big event with last minute campaigning. The news media later on that evening talked up the violence, but we didn't see any of that, for the most part, it seemed like a peaceful process
One of the many shanty towns, this one was on the south side of Cebu City
Family of four, plus goods from the store
Jollibee is a filipino owned fast food chain. It is their version of McDonalds, and is very popular. I was starting to feel under the weather, so fast food was not the best choice. Let's just say that Jollibee was not so jolly to me.
As you travel around, you notice subtle differences in the designs of the popular forms of transportation
As we zipped through the countryside of southern Cebu Province, I snapped pictures of the parade of busses passing by, as each bus seemed to be a colorful parade in their own right.
Travel compainions, Mina and Sandro Paradela
Every once in a while, you happen upon an older style of architecture that reminds you of the magnificence of the Filipino style
Usually, however, the streets look like this
People are everywhere and they need to get around
When you pass from one side of Cebu province to the other, you will come upon the rural mountain roads, and their switchbacks
Even in the country, any form of transport is usually overused and overloaded
After the noise and chaos of the roads, we visit beautiful, serene, and relatively quiet crystal clear Kawasan falls.
Hydro-electric plant at Kawasan Falls
Finally... I have my handy dandy google calender with all the upcoming events in the area and beyond...
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