The Cordillera is an expansive mountain range located in the north central part of Luzon (the same island which Manila is located on). Containing some of the highest peaks in the country and some beautifully tucked away valleys, the deep colored greens and slightly cooler climate provide a welcome reprieve from the usual tropical sun that bakes the rest of the country. 659 more words
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There are a lot of ethnic ecological villages in Guizhou province, encompassing ethnic Miao, Dong, Buyi, and Han. And among the Dong ecological villages, the most famous one is Tang’an village. 695 more words
After Fenghuang we had a crazy 24 hours of travel to reach the famous Dragon Backbone Rice Terraces at Longsheng!
Our journey started with a train journey in 2nd class which was crazy packed, hot and featured a hour long argument between two people that we can only guess was over a seat… Picking up the tickets we encountered the best enforced queueing machine – … 309 more words
Igorots by simple definition are mountain people from the northern Philippines, specifically the Cordillera region. Historically, Igorots are known for their bravery and their strength but more so now, for their family and community cohesiveness and hard work. 450 more words
Let’s get it on! This is going to be a long post. Just so you know and you’re warned. But I’ll do my best to make it entertaining for you. 2,790 more words