Snap shots from Cebu

10,000 Roses Cafe located in Day-as, Cordova, Lapu-Lapu City. A real gathering place day and night.

Close up Roses

Lantaw Floating Restaurant in the Background

A man and his outrigger. Mactan

Mangrove tree in the breakwater in front of the Costa Bella Hotel.

Fun in the sun. Kon Tiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu

Lantaw Floating Restaurant in Cordova next to the 10,000 Roses Cafe

San Pedro Fort in Cebu City, Phiippines

Balloon time in Cebu City

Lighting candles at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebú

The Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebú

Magellan’s Cross – per wikipedia: Magellan’s Cross is a Christian cross planted by Portuguese and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on (depending on source) 15 March 1521.[1][2] This cross is housed in a chapel next to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño on Magallanes Street just in front of the city center of Cebu City. A sign below the cross describes the original cross as encased inside the wooden cross that is found in the center of the chapel. This is to protect the original cross from people who chipped away parts of the cross for souvenir purposes in the belief that the cross possesses miraculous powers.[3] Some people, however, believe that the original cross has been destroyed or disappeared after Magellan’s death and the cross is a replica that was planted there by the Spaniards after they successfully Christianized the Philippines.


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