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January 6th 2011
Published: January 6th 2011
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It's 5:30 am when i start this (probably much later when I publish/post) and Squish's family have gone to a special memorial mass for her mum (deceased). I will join them for the visit to the cemetery plot.

More rains predicted today so I thought I'd a a few more misc pics.

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Gardening 101Gardening 101
Gardening 101

I couldn't figure out what this grassy growth was appearing on many tree trunks, dead and alive. Apparently they're orchids . . . . makes me wonder why people have so much trouble growing them at home . . . they're almost like a weed here . . . . ;-)
Gardening 102 (advanced)Gardening 102 (advanced)
Gardening 102 (advanced)

This place (between Guinobatan and Legazpi City) is For Sale (on a first come first served basis apparently). Lucky rice is a crop that thrives on water
Road canopyRoad canopy
Road canopy

This is an example of the type of canopy trees I mentioned in an earlier post that are really quite common along the road
Outdoor Furniture Bicol StyleOutdoor Furniture Bicol Style
Outdoor Furniture Bicol Style

Bicol a region within Albay and Guinobatan is a town within it. This pic is not about the young girls playing on my lappie, but the outdoor furniture setting. It's a reasonably common sight here and you see the 'factory outlets' along the side of the road (usually next to one of the prolific Vulcanizing businesses). The entire setting, table and chairs, is made from discarded car/truck tyres
Guinobatan War MemorialGuinobatan War Memorial
Guinobatan War Memorial

For the 'Sons of Guinobatan who fell in the night'
Family HeritageFamily Heritage
Family Heritage

Squish's grandmother's brother

This is taken directly outside Squish's front gate. The little window/hole in the wall is my local bottle shop. She normally only sells Red Horse in 1litre bottles but has agreed to stock SML tinnies for me for the duration

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