pictures of the Philippines

my favorite picture

my favorite picture

Some time ago I was standing on a street corner in Marikina City and take pictures of passing jeepneys for my blog about this typical public transport.Check that post here. On a certain moment I was turning around and saw a little girl holding and watching (her fathers) bicycle. Without her noticing me, I took(…)

Manila skyline pictures

We went taking pictures from Manila’s skyline from the hills in Antipolo and surroundings. Antipolo is about 25 kms east of Manila. Hills go up untill 400 meters.

dream house

In Binangonan, Rizal, close to Antipolo and Cainta in the hills, we came across this beautifull house. Actually we were looking for a nice spot to take pictures overviewing Manila. The house is build along a dusty non-paved road. It is a large house with a magnificent view over Manila and Laguna lake.

house hunting

Yesterday we were driving around with some friends to look for possible places to buy or rent a house. We came across a subdivision named: Village East Executive homes in Angono, Rizal. It’s there where I took this picture. The view of the house and the text on the large water tank behind it make(…)

beautiful Pioduran, Albay

While walking in the surroundings of Pioduran, Albay, I have taken some shots from the beautiful scenery. Pioduran is situated on the westcoast of the province Albay. Pioduran is situated in a valley with lots of rice fields and coconut and banana plantations on the slopes of the surrounding hills. Check the picture show, click

hazardous waste controlled area

Walking in Pioduran, you can see that there’s a lot of work to do for the government, national but also local. The town is a 4th class community. Behind one of the local hospitals I noticed this sign: It is a warning that bio-hazardous waste is dumped there. I was wondering what kind of waste(…)

beauty parlor in Pioduran, Albay

When I was walking through Pioduran and surroundings I suddenly spotted this sign along the road. As you can see on the picture, there’s nothing else too see than trees and bushes. But there was a small path under the sign, which lead to the beauty parlor with that name. :yes: ?:-)

Santo Niño

Santo Niño is one of the religious fiestas in the Philippines. It is celebrated in almost all parishes usually with a procession in which lots of families are participating. They bring their own statue of Santo Niño and place it on one of the participating vehicles and / or to be blessed by the priest.

loaded jeepney

From Pioduran, Albay jeepneys are going in the direction of Ligao. After Ligao they continue to Legaspi, Tabaco or Polangui. It is a ride of about 40 kms through the mountains. There are not that many jeeps but a lot of passengers.

electronic chicken

e-mail means electronic mail e-commerce is electronic commerce e-load is getting electronic load on your cell phone. So e-chicken is electronic chicken ??

loaded tricycle in the Philippines

Tricycles are used to transport people in urban areas like subdivisions and places where cars do not have access. They are also used to transport goods, or a combination of goods and people.

urinating in the Philippines

It is a fact that Filipino men used to urinate everywhere. Along the street, in their own garden, everywhere. Some of the local governments are realizing it and try to do something about it.