Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

December 3, 2016

Catbalogan

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Western Samar. The Philippines.

Another town. They are starting to blend into one another. This is one way to make a garage door – just smash the wall in.

how to make a door
Door-making Skills.

This truck worker wanted me to take his photo, so he stuck a typical film star pose. I think he looks pretty cool.

Cool Truckie
Cool Truckie.

I missed this banca going out against the sunset but it doubled back a bit in time for this great photo.

Sails in the sunset
Banca against the sunset.

These dock-workers were unloading a boat full of cement. Not a job I would like to do.

unloading cement
Unloading cement bags.

Up the river a bit, some bancas had loads of pigs in pens on the boats and people would come and buy them and take them away in tricycles. This pig cost 520 Pesos, about AU$15. The pigs are usually baked on a spit.

This little piggy went to market
Oink Oink.

And a panorama looking over the harbour from the coast guard lighthouse hill.

catbalogan harbour panorama
Harbour panorama.

Another panorama looking inland over the town and the hills behind it.

town panorama
Inland panorama.

An ad for some miracle medicine. A 66 year old Zumba lola and a 99 year old weight lifting lolo use this stuff, so it must work!

Miracle drugs
Lola and Lolo Miracle Supplement!

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