Eastern Visayas snapshots
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|The Leyte Capitol building in Tacloban City proudly displaying the Centennial colors.||If you don't know these statues then you're not from here. Larger than life bronze statues of McArthur and his staff landing in Palo, Leyte.|
|The Samar Capitol taken at about the same time as that above. No centennial celebrations in Samar?||Despite problems with resource management, the seas of Leyte and Samar remain bountiful as the wet markets show.|
|The ubiquitous "potpot" or pedicab. Chances are you'll be riding one of these when you visit the islands.||Another shot of the "potpots."|
|Lake Danao high on the hills of Ormoc. Peaceful, serene and still unspoiled. This is one of the major watersheds in Leyte island. (photo by Vicky)||The eternal flame of peace. Surrounding the bronze sculpture are stone tablets bearing messages from different countries on the Leyte Landings. (photo by Vicky)|
|One of the magnificent rock islets of Marabut, south of Samar island.||The entrance to the Sohoton Caves, one of the best sites to visit in the region.|
|A white beach along Eastern Samar's shoreline|
|Festivals are frequent in
the islands with colorful parades and street shows such as this from Abuyog, Leyte...
(photo by Vicky)
|... and this from Maasin,
(photo by Vicky)
|Mimicking the first people of the islands... the "Pintados" (painted people)||One of the lavishly adorned houses of Palo, Leyte during their annual Christmas festival.|
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