Touting the Tout

Daraga, Albay, the Philippines

November 21, 2015

Everyone knew the drill: Pretend to lean on it, rest your elbow on it, lick it like a lolly, strangle it like your ex’s neck. The funnier the pose (but who was laughing?), the better (arguably). These done-to-death touristy photo ops seemed to be the be-all and end-all of Cagsawa Ruins. The sobering history of how it came to be was reduced to photo effects. It had gone down the pathetic road of the Tower of Pisa.

TTT @ Cagsawa Ruins, Daraga, Albay

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