|@ Fontana Leisure Park|
G is for Grotto
In a predominantly Catholic country like the Philippines, a grotto is a pretty common outdoor garden feature in residences, resorts, parks and even caves. Many Filipinos are Marian devotees and most of the grottoes here have the statue of the Blessed Virgin.
|@ Mambucal Hot Spring|
A grotto (Italian grotta, French "grotte") is a type of natural or artificial cave that is associated with modern, historic or prehistoric use by humans (Source). It is often a small cave near the water and often flooded or liable to flood at high tide.
Many grottoes around the Philippines are believed to be miraculous. Devotees and the curious travel to visit grottoes especially during Lent.
|behind the Salawag Parish Church|
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself. ~ Henry Miller
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