The second flight leads to the chamber that caters to the remains of the town's "buena familia" (affluent family). The crypt was also used as a secret meeting place by the town's revolutionary leaders in 1896 and as a safe house for "guerillas" during the World War II. Ms. Cecil told us, local folks believe, there is a secret passageway to Mt. Banahaw, that the revolutionaries used as escape route.
In knew in the end, that the fuzzy shots I made were insignificant to the clear concept of a perfect travel experience in this nearly forgotten Philippine heritage site.