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    Colorful Photos of Makati Caracol Festival 2010

    Just this morning Tutubi went to Makati to cover Caracol 2010 (Caracol 2010 Schedule posted earlier) and got to take pictures of parade participants in colorful costumes and was also able to meet, albeit for such a few seconds, the blogger behind Traveler on Foot who texted him a few hours earlier to inquire about Caracol Schedule.

    Herewith are some photos of Makati Caracol 2010:


    makati caracol festivala participant eating her snack encumbered by her long-nailed costume.
    colorful makati caracol festivalaren't they cute and colorful in their flower costume?

    makati caracol festivalthree kawaii girls resting while waiting at the Gabriela Silang carpark assembly area at the corner of Ayala Avenue and Makati Avenue in front of The Peninsula Manila
    colorful philippine festivalkids in black spider costumes praying in group huddle a few minutes before the parade started. On the background is the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, 6750 Ayala building

    makati caracol festivala dancer in colorful festival costume with all smiles despite the heat of the afternoon sun

    Comments: Caracol Festival 2010 didn't start on time, just like earlier reported editions of the festival that always jibe with Cebu's Sinulog festival, Kalibo's Ati-atihan, or Iloilo's Dinagyang Festival. The advertised time of activities was 2pm but the actual parade started around 4pm. It was, however, a photographer's day as many shutterbugs (even a bunch of lomography enthusiasts) trooped to the deserted Ayala Avenue for colorful photo-op to the extent of blocking and interrupting the actual parade to capture the perfect shot.

    Sa Makati, hindi tama sa oras. 'Wag naman sana ganyan din lagi sa buong bayan!

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:37 PM,

    11 Comments:

    At Jan 25, 2010, 5:55:00 PM, Anonymous Traveler on Foot said...

    Hahaha... last statement is just perfect!

    Nice to meet you to.

     
    At Jan 25, 2010, 7:44:00 PM, Blogger pusa said...

    lol nice statement... syang didnt saw you there, as if naman i know the face of tutubi. was there early pero di ko na naantay ang parade.

    wow even traveler on foot was there

     
    At Jan 25, 2010, 9:57:00 PM, Blogger the donG said...

    ey! i was there too! im sure we bumped each other some way. hahaha... hindi nga lang tayo magkakakilala.

     
    At Jan 26, 2010, 8:36:00 AM, Anonymous bw said...

    It all started with original Ati-Atihan and now there's many of these festivals .. whoa !

     
    At Jan 26, 2010, 9:59:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    traveler on foot, next time we won't be busy taking pictures hehe

    pusa, late na nga nag-start as in past four na. i took pictures of the parade but left without watching the street dance contest proper. kawawa mga bata dun aga pa lang pagod na. pero kung nakita kita batiin kita and/or take your picture hehe

    the dong, sayang didn't know or texted. some other time...dami pa naman photo-op na darating like the Aliwan Fiesta 2010 :P

    bw, right you are, the Ati-atihan is really the mother of all festivals in the Philippines. It's just sad that you really can't distinguish which is which from pictures for the costumes all look the same.

     
    At Jan 29, 2010, 8:22:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    there's always a silver lining to the dark clouds. i didn't realize that this caracol festival is being held in makati.

     
    At Jan 30, 2010, 1:31:00 AM, Blogger I AM ENHENYERO, AND THIS IS MY BLOGSPOT said...

    i have never been to caracol festival, maybe next year..

    btw my first time here, I followed you from your comment to cheng's blog.

     
    At Feb 1, 2010, 9:12:00 PM, Blogger dodong flores said...

    A friend (also an MIPer) and I are supposed to go there but wasn't able to make because of some priorities when Sunday came. Sayang, we could have meet there :)
    Galing ng mga kuha mo. I'll try to be there sa Aliwan Festival...
    Sa Makati, hindi tama sa oras. 'Wag naman sana ganyan din lagi sa buong bayan! Hehehe...

     
    At Feb 6, 2010, 12:14:00 AM, Blogger *** said...

    wow nakanood ka rin! sayang di ako nakapunta.. ganda ng shots! punta kami sa clark sa 13. tara! iroad test natin car mo! hehe. - jhona :)

     
    At Feb 7, 2010, 12:03:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    uy jhona, lakas ng loob mo yaya road test kotse ko, baka pag tumirik yun di ka na sumakay uli :( may pasok kim on feb13 pero aga dapat alis punta clark to catch balooners preparing for flight na rin

     
    At Apr 29, 2010, 7:33:00 PM, Anonymous zazoze said...

    makati is one of the best palace and realy awesome festival bro.

     

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