Apparently I have an unpublished draft that I’ve been saving for a rainy day, and today just happens to be rainy. Taken June 30, 2012 at Carigara, Leyte, Philippines. This is definitely the last entry for 2012.
To my Kalgaran-on friends, especially those who are residing abroad, here’s something to remind you of home.
Tags: blacksmith, blade, carigara, forge, kalgaran-on, knives, machete, metal, scabbard
Your blog is amazing! I am definitely a fan! Keep up the great work of documenting the lives of different people. It’s amazing to see how you can tell a story just by looking at their photographs.
You’re welcome, and thank you, Auntie Leila. 🙂
This is consistently one of my absolute favorite blogs. Keep up the great work, buddy. And thanks for sharing so generously…
thank you, Alessandro. I am hoping 2013 will be a better year, and looking forward to meeting more interesting people.
Always enjoying your photography!! magnificent!!
reminiscing my childhood when i would stop to watch the blacksmith skillfully pattern the “sundang”. thanks orlan for capturing this.
you’re welcome, Imelda.
I am a kalgaran-on , thanks. this definitely reminds me of home. a cottage industry that has been there ever since I remember. Their means of livelihood that requires skills, strength, precision, and really ‘hard’ work. I am proud of my people. thank you Mr. Uy. you are such a special one. I am sure I speak from all of us here abroad:) with high regards—your auntie leila