Sunday, June 26, 2011

Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, one of the oldest and notable churches in the city, is the seat of the Archdiocese of Cebu. It is within close proximity to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, an important place of worship for Roman Catholics. 

These pictures were taken in 2010 using a Sony Cyber-shot W310.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Images of Carcar, the Heritage City of Cebu

Plaza Rotunda
the famous landmark of Carcar
Don Mariano "Mayor Nanoy" Mercado, said to be responsible for the construction of the plaza; he was mayor for over 20 years

St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish Church (1876)
beautiful interiors
stairway to the choir loft
one of the confessionals
choir loft
Parish Convent

Rizal Monument
in front of the church

Balay na Tisa (the House of Tiles, 1859)
the Sarmiento/Osmeña-Valencia ancestral house

Local Products
Carcar Shoe Expo; Carcar is known as the Shoe Capital of Cebu
Carcaranons also produce bags, wallets, caps
the Big Shoe of Carcar; too bad I got unlucky, it's all covered