The Jaro Cathedral in Iloilo City, has long been a symbol of faith for the Ilonggos. What sets it apart from all the other age-old churches built throughout the Panay region is its massive belfry tower – surprisingly built across the street and nowhere near the church structure. Its a stunning sight in broad daylight.
However, my journey to morning person-hood has led me to so many other wonderful sights that don’t necessarily need the melodrama of the midday heat or the setting sun.
So here’s the famous Jaro belfry at 4:45 am, under the glow of street lamps, basking in a different light.