Christmas fix-ups come to Philippines Puroks - 2014

Discussion in 'Other places' started by ray_ray, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. ray_ray Mini-Sponsor

    Location:
    The Philippines
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    08 WR250, 010 TC250, 012 TC250
    During the last 2-3 weeks of riding, I've been seeing these small areas called Puroks, painting and building new meeting places for shelter for everyone ... All the ~same, but all unique with the locals designing them I guess .. Some have some cool looking carving and several different ones might have their bamboo treated to last longer ...

    I think all these pics are taken when riding my 2010 TC250 Husqvarna brand dirt bike.
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    This is the back side of the structure above ... This is where all the bamboo came from for the building ... You gotta be one with the land to get the fat from the land.
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    In case I miss it later, Merry Christmas to all out there...
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  2. ray_ray Mini-Sponsor

    Location:
    The Philippines
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    08 WR250, 010 TC250, 012 TC250
    Few more ...
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  3. ray_ray Mini-Sponsor

    Location:
    The Philippines
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    08 WR250, 010 TC250, 012 TC250
    Nothing says exotic like a banana plant ...
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  4. ray_ray Mini-Sponsor

    Location:
    The Philippines
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    08 WR250, 010 TC250, 012 TC250
    I was chatting a friend here yesterday and he was saying LiLo-An (BRGY?) is having a contest on best looking structure... Lots of good prizes also like a trip to Singapore? Sounds a little weird but it's their show ...

    Here's a few more ...
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    Closer look at some of the work.
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    Here's the back side of Purok 6 ... I like the sitting area made around that big tree. 100_2169_result.JPG
  5. ray_ray Mini-Sponsor

    Location:
    The Philippines
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    08 WR250, 010 TC250, 012 TC250
    Here's the sign that is on the structure above ... This is where the 2 different worlds, here and the USA, get a little weird to me ... Those words meant something to me in the USA, maybe ~40 yrs ago. But today, they are not too important to most people really and labeled 'old school' or some other cliché from off the web and almost dismissed ... Or those words to live by just are not promoted in the states as in a few decades back... Yet, to the people here today, these words are powerful and words to live by. So its confusing to me ... Can't quite get my head wrapped around 'mankind moving forward and advancing through time' thing.

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    A little closer look at the detail...
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    These look like lights made from empty plastic bottles.
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    There are many more out there but not sure if I'm gonna be riding out there again until this weekend.
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