Cebu

Visiting Carcar

They call it south station. A place where you’ll find buses mini, full size and jumbo jeeps all en route to the southern part of Cebu. I was headed to one of the most charming town of the south – Carcar. This is the first time (could be the only time) I’m visiting the town […]

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The Cross

The highlight of my journey here in Cebu is being here, where Magellan planted his cross, forever changing our island nations history. Although there has been some questions raised about the authenticity of the Cross, if it was the one Magellan planted, the site is without a doubt one of the most important site in […]

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Li-loan’s San Fernando Rey

San Fernando Rey in Liloan [li-loan] is a church shrouded with mysteries. Legend has it that the cave at the back of the altar is full of ancient treasures and that a sea creature protects it. This of course is a myth but stories like this add mystique to already a popular town, making the […]

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Cebu Cathedral Museum

Cebu Cathedral has unveiled their Museums finest collection, entitled “Cuna del Cristianismo: The Ecclesiastical Treasures of the Archdiocese of Cebu”, the displays would be permanent, and it features pieces from pre Vatican II chasubles, life size paintings of Cebu’s bishops [including that of Dn. Pedro de Agusto, an Augustinian from Mexico, the islands first Bishop], […]

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Carmelites of Cebu

Carmelite Monastery The beauty of Cebu city is that it’s metropolitan, well developed, but hidden behind its progress are sacred grounds that continues to provide spiritual sanctuary for centuries to its inhabitants. One of my favorite places to visit is the Carmelite convent and chapel, founded in the mid 1900’s by the Carmelites here in […]

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