Pintados Festival

Tacloban City, Leyte
Last week of June

The heavily tattooed warriors in what is now Leyte were called pintados by the Spaniards. For the festival, men and women paint their bodies in bright colors, take to the streets, and dance to the frantic beat of drums.

 

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An elderly woman sells fruit and vegetables in Tanza Public Market, Cavite

An elderly woman sells fruit and vegetables in Tanza Public Market, Cavite

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