• Taking advantage of the good weather, a fisherman fixes his nets along the shore of Barangay Capalaran, Arevalo, Iloilo City. When he’s done doing so, he says, he is setting out to sea in the hope of catching lots of fish. GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN

  • A young artisan applies a first coating of paint on this commissioned statue of Pope Francis in Arevalo, Iloilo City. At least three more sculptures are waiting to be painted nearby. It’s a good way to earn money this summer, the boy says. GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN

  • At the Iloilo Terminal Market, a boy helps his parents sell vegetables — a productive way to spend summer. He is shown here shredding a bamboo shoot into what the locals call tambô. Bamboo shoots are the sprouts springing out beside the bamboo plant. The boy says the sprouts or shoots are edible. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN





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