Sunday, October 4, 2009

Night Cruising in Loboc River

Have you been to Loboc River lately especially at night? Now, you can cruise this famous river even at night time. According to our friend, a very generous Chinese businessman donated lighting fixtures worth millions of pesos. They installed globe lights and huge spotlights in both sides of the river starting from Loboc Church up to the waterfall which is more or less five hundred meters. The two bridges and the ferry terminal were decorated with multicolored blinking lights that give these otherwise ordinary structures a dazzling look at night.

We stayed in Loboc for two nights and had a chance to watch this amazing display of lights. Courtesy of our priest-friend who happens to be a Lobocnon. Their house was built on the side of a hill overlooking the rice fields and the mighty Loboc River. Their house was once a temporary shelter of flood victims that were ravaged by the water that overflowed from the river.

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