This waterfall is located in one of the mountain parks.
Spanish style architecture.
Zipping through traffic jams and avoiding potholes is a lot easier in a pedicab. This popular means of transport is the preferred choice of many locals who'd rather depend on their study legs than pay for imported gas.
The World War II Willis Jeep was refurbished and turned into a means of public transportation. Owners outdid each other with colorful (and oftentimes garish) designs to make them as attractive as possible. They changed the name to "Jeepney" and continues to be used throughout the country..
Rice paddies abound in the shadow of the volcano because the soil is so rich.
This is all that remains of the church at Cagsawa after Mount Mayon's fierce eruption in 1814.
The townsfolk who'd gathered together to pray for help were buried alive.
This water buffalo aka kalabao is an indispensable part of farming in the Philippines.
A birds eye view of Mount Mayon. Note the lush greenery at the base.
A modern day beach shot with Nipa huts along one side.