Monday, April 27, 2009

My World#20 Sto. Rosario Church, Camiguin, Philippines

This is Sto. Rosario Church or Our Lady of Holy Rosary Church of Sagay, Camiguin Island, Philippines. It was built on 1882 and is one of the very old churches in the island of Camiguin. When we got there early this month to visit, the church was undergoing some repairs.

As is with the old churches, its walls are quite thick but what I find unique from this church is its driftwood chandeliers. The driftwoods were also made as part of the church's altar and wall decorations.

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Indrani April 27, 2009 at 9:13 PM  

Beautiful shots of the church.

sixstars April 27, 2009 at 11:21 PM  

the chandaliers are great ive never seen any like that before very creative.

Clara April 28, 2009 at 12:29 AM  

How unique! The chandeliers are really pretty. And with the old thick walls, I'll bet it's cool and quiet inside. Thanks for showing it to us.

Jenn April 28, 2009 at 1:10 AM  

Pretty creative chandeliers.

Paul April 28, 2009 at 6:41 PM  

great pics of that lovely church!

Lily Hydrangea April 28, 2009 at 7:52 PM  

this is a beautiful church. I love the unusual decor as well.

Ebie April 28, 2009 at 9:08 PM  

First time to see those wooden chandeliers. Very beautiful and creative.

Linnea W April 28, 2009 at 9:50 PM  

It does look very old, but at least it's still there! Love those driftwood decorations! Thanks for visiting my world...

Gaelyn April 28, 2009 at 11:15 PM  

It does look like the church could use a little repair. Love the driftwood chandeliers.

Anya April 28, 2009 at 11:37 PM  

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw you are living in a very BEAUTIFUL country :))
Nice blog you have I'am coming back ^____^

( My cat Kareltje has not manny hairballs HEHE, I found the picture on internet )

Gattina April 29, 2009 at 12:36 AM  

Very interesting old church ! Looks so different to the once we have here in Belgium.

Erin April 29, 2009 at 6:49 AM  

what an amazing church...find the driftwood chandeliers interesting...were they actually lighted using candles?
thanks for sharing this lovely place....

Tarolino April 29, 2009 at 8:53 AM  

That is wonderful and so very different from churches I'm used to.I loved the rustic feel of it but the view from inside was really most atmospheric. More places of worship should be this close to nature itself.

Russ April 30, 2009 at 4:47 PM  

That's very nice. Love the chandeliers!


Cindi ~ Moomettesgram May 2, 2009 at 1:14 PM  

I really would like to travel more & started a Vicarious Traveler meme on my blog! Thanks for sharing these beautiful pix and giving me a chance to visit! Thanks for stopping by my blog too!

Cindi @ Mama Mentor

Lawstude May 3, 2009 at 7:44 PM  

very nice marites. i will check this church next time i go there.

Anonymous May 3, 2009 at 11:26 PM  

Thanks for visiting and leaving your comment and you're welcomed. I am happy to share about my travel experience over in Sandakan. There's more coming up.

Lantaw May 4, 2009 at 1:35 AM  

ayos yung chandeliers a!

cpsanti May 19, 2009 at 11:20 PM  

wow, love the chandeliers ;-) very unique!

tintin January 14, 2012 at 8:53 AM  

hi! anyone can help me, pls gve me any number of the churh in camiguin church......

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