Life in Santa Maria

Father Seraphim at OrthodoxNepal.org writes:

A few scenes from our stay in the village of Santa Maria on Davao island:

ROCOR Mission Territory

Mission Territory

The "bridge" on our way to the chapel.

Deacon Silouan on the “bridge” on our way to the chapel.

Disappearing into the wilds of Davao.  :-)

Disappearing into the wilds of Davao. :-)

Dn. Silouan enjoyed being greeted by this pig each morning on our way to St. John's.

Dn. Silouan enjoyed being greeted by this pig each morning on our way to St. John’s.

(Silouan: It’s not apparent here, but these pigs stand chest-high to a man!)

Coconut water.  It doesn't get any fresher than this!

Coconut water. It doesn’t get any fresher than this!

To quote the Deacon: Nice!

To quote the Deacon: Nice!

Author: Father Silouan Thompson

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  1. Great pictures! Reminds me of Taiwan in the early 60’s. “Chest high pigs”??! Can you say “FEAST DAY!!”? Wow! Do they know the bacon street value of those things?

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