The river that runs behind the Palengke or town market in Calapan.
This is typical of what we see as we walk in the neighborhoods. Neighborhoods are called Barangas and have names, mottos, a neighborhood president and an archway entrance over the street.
We always think of the grandkids when we pass this store.
This is an interesting sign at a restaurant. Elder Bellessa refuses to leave his machete in the car so when we saw "No deadly weapons allowed" we decided we probably won't be stopping for lunch.
This is the "iceman" who has ice in one bucket and yummy flavors in the other. He walks down the streets and makes a particular sound that everyone knows. The treat he makes is much like a snow cone.
Cow Resting in the Morning Sun
A very comfortable chair made from tires.
This little piggy is going to market.
Another "made with pop bottle" Christmas ornament. The hanging down part is made from plastic grocery bags.
This photo shows how large the Carabou are. They seem to be very docile and didn't mind that we were right next to him. (safely in the car) They are as big as a hippo.
District meeting in Pola.
This is the Pimalayan City plaza. It is in the southern most city we visit each week. It is about 1 1/2 hour drive from Calapan.
Baptism of fourteen year old Patrick. Elder Gaurana, who is waiting on a visa, will soon be serving in Ogden, Utah. We know he will have a big weather adjustment.