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All Saints day,Cebu City,Philippines (39 images)

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On the approach to All Saints day,cemeteries in the Philippines become a place of much activity. Young children can be seen busily at work,re-painting inscriptions on individual tombstones. Thousands of candles made on site, electricians fixing lights for individual tombs and vendors selling all sorts of food and drinks both outside and inside of the cemeteries.

In the western world it's generally a case of graveyards being solely for the dead - unless relatives pay their...
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