Holy Week in Camiguin is popular because of the semana santa pilgrimage that many people from different places do in this volcanic island. Via Crucis (Stations of the Cross) is done by devotees, with many doing the circumferential walk around the island and a walk up the old dormant volcano, Vulcan Daan with its life sized statues depicting the passion of the Christ. Just as I was panting from the trek up, it began to drizzle that we were forced to find cover under a…Continue Reading “Holy week in Camiguin, a Via crucis at Vulcan Daan, the dormant volcano”
A solemn Good Friday ritual in the northern Cagayan town of Gonzaga
A Good Friday experience in laid back Anda town. Here, people are pious and religious.
With no other choice, we were at Angeles City’s red light district, near the infamous Fields Avenue for dinner as there were no other restaurants open. When we were about to leave, the owner invited us for some videoke. It was Good Friday.
Two old towns, Carcar in Cebu and Angeles City in Pampanga have antique Santo Intierro but less the attached rituals and the Good Friday procession is a bit solemn.