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Even though I may not have taken most of the following pictures, I was standing somewhere nearby!

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Palompon town hall. Circa 2004. That is my sister masquerading as a statue. 130kb

A picnic at San Juan beach, Palompon Leyte. Circa 2000. 127kb

Heading off to San Juan beach for a picnic with a lechon baboy (roast pig) in the family multicab. Circa 1996. 64.8kb

Dining at Ambrosia's Cuisine. One of the best restaurants in Palompon Leyte. Circa 2001. 36.2kb

A vid cap from my Aqua Cainta video. This cottage that looks like a swiss chalet is available for rent overnight or just for the day as you enjoy your time at Aqua Cainta, a resort in Pooc, Talisay City. Circa 2004. See it on my Aqua Cainta video HERE 73.1kb

Miss Palompon. A beauty contest held at fiesta time in Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 50.9kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Furniture business in Barangay Liberty, Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 169kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard.  Countryside near Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 151kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. River near Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 203kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard.  Training for cock fighting. Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 142kb

This barrel full of beer was given to us free with our entry price into a disco, somewhere in Cebu City. Circa 1994. 54.3kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Graduation for students from Palompon Institute of Technology (P.I.T), Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004

For another 20 pictures from this same event, click HERE

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A bar somewhere on Boracay. Circa 1995. 53.6kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Caribou in a river near the town of Palompon. Circa 2004. 102kb

Fetching coconuts. Circa 1996. 48.7kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Bench, Agnes and Sarah on the hanging bridge Bohol. Circa 2004. See them in my Bohol Day Tour video HERE 268kb

Courtesy of Kerryn Anderson. Kitchen inside a nipa hut. Circa 1995. 45.1kb

Dining in the Lighthouse restaurant on Mango Avenue, Cebu City. Circa 1994. 63.7kb

Vid cap from Magellan's Cross video. The dome housing Magellan's Cross in Cebu City. Circa 2004. See it on my Magellan's Cross video HERE 70.9kb

Courtesy of Flyingtiger. The Magellan's Cross. Lit up on Christmas Eve 2007.  

Vid cap from Magellan's Cross video. The cross inside the dome pictured above. Circa 2004. See it on my Magellan's Cross video HERE 147kb

Courtesy of Flyingtiger. Inside the Sto. Niño Basilica. Christmas Eve 2007.  

A vid cap from my Cebu day tour video. The Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño. Known locally as the  Sto. Niño Basilica. See it on my Cebu Day Tour video, HERE 69kb

A woman seeking a blessing from the Sto. Niño (Baby Jesus) represented by this doll housed in a glass case inside the  Sto. Niño Basilica. Cebu City. There is always a line of people waiting to seek a blessing. On religious holidays, you will wait in line for several hours. Circa 2004 179kb

My daughter and I, enjoying mango shakes at Ambrosias Cuisine in Palompon Leyte. Circa 2001. 52kb

Massage at a friend's home. Circa 1996. 58.7kb

Nipa Hut in Brgy Santiago, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 87.4kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. A bus and jeepney terminal by day. At night it is an entertainment hub for Palompon. With a bar and the floor space turned into a food court with vendors serving mostly rice, barbecue pork and barbecue chicken. Circa 2004. 120kb

Ex wife and friends outside Ocubillo's restaurant in Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 33.6kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. On the street in Ozamiz City, Mindanao. Circa 2005. That is me with camera case at left of screen. 353kb

Left overs from the roast pig. Just the head! Circa 1995. 17.3kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Pineapple store in Ozamiz City, Mindanao. Circa 2005. 251kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Rice farm in Brgy Santiago, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. 55kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Eating fried chicken at the same rice farm as above. Circa 1995 .

Updated 14th June 2006 with a better quality picture. 

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Courtesy of Iain & Kerry Anderson. Navigating irrigation systems between rice farms in Brgy Santiago, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. 59.6kb

Drinking Tanduay Rum the Filipino way. One glass for all! Circa 1995. 55.5kb

Another picnic at San Juan Beach, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1998. 70.5kb

Courtesy of Iain Anderson. Cooling off  at a mini waterfall at a river in Brgy Santiago, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. 85.8kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. A sari sari store on "Our Lady of Fatima". Circa 2005. You can the rest of the ship in my Fatima video HERE 512kb

School band at Northern Leyte College in Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 71.5kb

Cadets on parade at Northern Leyte College in Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 66.1kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Tarsier on Bohol. Circa 2004. See them in my Bohol Day Tour video HERE 92.9kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Tarsiers on Bohol. Circa 2004. See them in my Bohol Day Tour video HERE 251kb

A vid cap from my Bohol day tour video. Circa 2004. See my Bohol Day Tour video HERE 85.5kb

Cooling off at Victoria Spring. Brgy Tinubdan, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. You can see more of Victoria Spring in a video taken several years later, HERE 48.7kb

Victoria Spring. Brgy Tinubdan, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1994. You can see more of Victoria Spring in a video taken several years later, HERE 100kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Washing clothes at a fresh water spring. Brgy Liberty, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. 94.8kb

Bath time for daughter and nephew. Circa 1996. 24.5kb

Right after I became engaged. I think my ex wife is giving a victory sign. Brgy Tinubdan, Palompon Leyte. Circa 1994. 77.6kb

The future ex wife and I with our parents. 17th June 1995. 31.4kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Removing the garter. Whispering Beach, Palompon Leyte. 17th June 1995. 53.5kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Wedding dance at Whispering Beach resort. Palompon Leyte. 17th June 1995. 71.1kb

Courtesy of Mary-jane Rosal. Mary-jane, Sarah, Kerril, Bench and Maribeth at the Country Lodge in Maasin City Leyte. September 2005 251kb

Massage from Maribeth. Cebu Century hotel. Circa 2004. 61.2kb

With Sarah at the friendship bell at the Top in Cebu City. Hold hands, ring the bell together three times for everlasting friendship!! Circa 2005. You won't see this on video but you can see more of the Top on my "To the Top" video HERE 142kb

First ride on a Pot Pot for my sister Karen. Polmpon Leyte. Circa 2004. 171kb

On a motor scooter for hire. Malapascua Island. Circa 2004   103kb

Maldito bar, Malapascua Island. Circa 2004  125kb

Inside Maldito bar on Malapascua Island. Circa 2004 115kb

On board the banka boat for the trip from Malapascua Island to Maya. Circa 2004 448kb

Walk the plank! The plank is only about a foot wide so you have to be fit to get around by banka boat or be prepared to be carried. This picture was taken at Bounty Beach on Malapascua Island in April 2004. 476kb

There are 3 swimming pools at the Bohol Tropics resort in Tagbilaran, Bohol. This is the main swimming pool. Circa 2004 237kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Cleaning up after a storm. San Juan Beach, Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 161kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Hanging out at the only Sari Sari store in Brgy Santiago, Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. 233kb

Rock Beach, Mactan Island. Circa 1994. 87kb

Courtesy of Karen Spetter. Good Friday, Easter 2004 in Tagbilaran, Bohol. Parading a statue of the virgin Mary. 72kb

Courtesy of Karen Spetter. Good Friday, Easter 2004 in Tagbilaran, Bohol. Parading a statue of Jesus. 67kb

Courtesy of Karen Spetter. Good Friday, Easter 2004 in Tagbilaran, Bohol. People in the streets as the above statues are paraded. 82kb

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