Posted by: cris | August 9, 2008

Limestone slates

Every time we go visit the farm, we pass by a road lined with piled limestones. I wonder how long the local people collect these stones. It reminds me of that story prepared about “araal” by Karen Davila of The Correspondents of ABS-CBN. There are questions in my mind that I really want answered.

I haven’t seen people piling these stones. Sometimes I see lots, and sometimes there’s none. This time, they have piled quite a load.

I wonder what’s the economic situation of the people, collecting these limestones. I wonder what’s the economic situation of the buyer. I wonder where these stones go aside from the stores in the city. Are they being exported? Are they further processed?

I wonder what’s the effect of collecting these limestones to the environment. I wonder……


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