Last April 9, 2004 we joined the afternoon Good Friday
Yours trully gets a smack of the afternoon sunlight.
Good gracious! im not melting.
A view of the main highway going
to Silay City. Yes we still have trees all over.
A private Catholic school - St.
An old Spanish house. Silay City
is known as the Paris of Negros because of its great influence
from the Spaniards being a Spanish colony for many years.
Another old Spanish house converted
into a pastry shop. El Edeal is known for its native delicacies.
A newly renovated block of ancestral
house with the ground floor converted into commercial area
-- Relax and have a coffee break at Dunkin' donuts.
The Silay City hall.
Hey look at that! are those popcorn vendors?
A pro-cathedral Catholic church
- San Diego de Alcala Church
Another view of the church
People gathers at a small park
and waited for the procession to start.
These guys aren't refugees. They
are thesame people waiting for the procession.
Okay. not yet convinced? These
people are the masses and most of them came from the depressed
areas thats why they are dressed like that. But they are
Those are not U.N. or W.H.O tents.
those are food vendors tent. The people have become commercialized
and enterpreneurship a part of their life, many do business
when the city commemorates special events.
People are scattered while balloons
are bind together, the usual scene in a park.
That is not a UFO. Just a dried-up
fountain in the middle of the park. Without the water, the
children can now ran around like wild horses.
The playground is pretty filled-up
during events like these, so if you are a kid who wants
to play, better make reservations earlier - or bring someone
with well built and mascular body so no one complains.:)
Basketball is a sport that never
Start of the procession.
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