The Culture-Rich Paete Laguna

Paete, officially the Municipality of Paete, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,096 people. The town, is located at the north-eastern part of Laguna, along the shores of picturesque Laguna de Bay.

St. James the Apostle Parish

I had a Visita Iglesia on this church last 2001. Then we visited again during Holy Week of 2012. The town of Paete is known for their skilled wood carvings and wood crafts. Every Holy Week, families of the town showcase their old religious images that was passed on by generations. We love to stroll on the stores selling religious items so we still enjoyed the trip despite the very hot weather. Read more...