Yesterday a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Cebu (my hometown) and Bohol (my sister-in-law’s hometown), destroying many of its old cathedrals.
After the saddening news about the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu and Bohol, I think it’s fitting to reminisce the majesty and beauty of the century-old churches that has been ruined by the tragedy.
I have only been to two of the three churches that was greatly damaged by the quake, the Basílica Menor del Santo Niño in Cebu and the Baclayon Church in Bohol. Because I fell in love completely with these heritage sights, I’d rather remember them in their glorious form, not in their now depressing state.
The photos were taken last year, late January with my GE X5 bridge cam.
I will forever adore Sto. Niño Church’s festive vibe.
On one of the church’s panels outside, an image of Padre Pio of Pietrelcina’s face miraculously appeared.
There’s also an image of Madonna and Child on its wall.
I know they can still be restored, but as the…
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