Wednesday, February 10, 2010

rio, isdatchu?

It's very easy to get lost in Capiz. Everything looks the same. The countryside is very picturesque, the roads are well-paved and the people are very friendly. However, they can't give directions to save their lives.

So we just drove in the general direction of Aklan, our home province. Suddenly, we saw:

OK, you can't tell from that picture, but it was huge. Not as big as the one in Rio de Janeiro, but still shockingly big-- especially when you're driving along and all you see are trees and rice paddies.

Check out the ladder leaning against the statue's base for scale:

It's in a little town called Ivisan. Who put it there? Why? How come there are no signs or plaques? Must ask The Mayor about it sometime.

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