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January 1, 2019

Colon Street Cebu City – Photo Story

Colon Street obelisk

Colon Street in the Parian district in downtown Cebu City was originally developed by the Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legaspi. He arrived in the Philippines in 1565. The street was named after Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus). From the very beginning, Colon street was the lifeline of trade and commerce in colonial Cebu. For centuries the […]

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December 31, 2018

Heritage of Cebu Monument – Photo Story

Heritage of Cebu Monument - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Heritage of Cebu Monument can be found in historic Parian district of Cebu City. A massive monument portrays some of the most important persons, places and events of Cebu history.  The construction made of concrete, bronze, brass, and steel took a while to complete: from July 1997 to December 2000. The author is local artist Eduardo Castrillo.Photos […]

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December 12, 2018

Taoist Temple Cebu City, Philippines – Photo Story

Taoist Temple Cebu Dragon - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Taoist Temple Cebu made its home in Beverly Hills subdivision of Cebu City, Philippines. The substantial Chinese community in the area somehow raised the money to build this beautiful place of worship in 1972. An impressive achievement if you ask me. I greatly enjoyed countless architectural, colorful details. And thank you to everyone who keeps […]

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