Again, thousands of devotees have come to Camiguin for the Camiguin – Panaad 2014. The 1st have presently commenced the 64 kilometers journey around the island. Many others are ready for the amazing shadows of the evening.
Each and every year various thousand Catholic pilgrims mainly from Mindanao and the southern Visayas appear to Camiguin for the duration of the Holy 7 days. The climax of the spiritual festivities are the processions all around the island and the climb of Mount Vulcan, one of the 7 volcanic edifices on the island. The walkway on Mount Vulcan Daan is where people today pray and recite the Stations of the Cross alongside the lifesize statue’s depiction of the Passion of Christ.
Regrettably previous calendar year an artist experienced the idea to paint this statues. Now they search a lot far more “Disney World” like.
According to most of the islanders and devoted Catholics who had walked the island various times in excess of the very last number of years, the working experience has turn out to be significantly less religious and additional recreational. Most of the youthful hikers are just carrying out the walk for enjoyable and to assert bragging legal rights that they experienced conquered the trail. Depending on the strolling velocity and the want for rest, a single is on the street among 10 and 16 several hours.
H2o stations and tiny makeshift outlets organized by citizens hold their doors open for 24 hrs to present nourishment and to provide as pit cease to hikers. All the retailers and marketplace booths on the island test to make their most effective bargains all through this week.
This is why the DTI (Section of Trade and Marketplace) performed Operation Timbangan final week in 91 stalls at the Mambajao Public Market place and vicinity outlets. The teams monitored the vegetable part, the fish and meat sections and the grocery suppliers. They inspected weighing scales, monitored prices of goods, and inspected price tag tags.
Some shop keepers have been caught with not working or manipulated weighing scales and others selling items better than the prompt retail price tag (SRP).
Photograph courtesy PHILIPPINE Details Agency
And by the way, the fares of motorelas, multicabs and jeepneys are now 5 to 10 times up, in relation to the duration of your nose …