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The Journey is the Reward: Ifugao Rice Terraces

The northern regions of the Philippines are home to the nation’s only “cool” weather, where winding roads bring views of endless mountain ridges and the ocean is no where to be seen. 729 more words

Beautiful Bali

Bali. The Indonesian paradise people rave about and make films about. With its beautiful architecture, lush fields and forests and blue, blue water it’s not hard to see why Bali has become so popular. 360 more words


Week 11 (May 15-21): my hardest climb so far: Mount Amuyao (aka the sea of clouds)

Batad-Barlig traverse May 13-15th
This hike I just finished was awful and terrifying and great and breath taking. It’s made me seriously rethink the extent of the skills I need to develop for future, more difficult hikes. 1,031 more words


BANAUE Rice Terraces: emblematic landscape

We probably all have seen the scenic Banaue Rice Terraces through our textbooks during our elementary years or in an old One Thousand Philippine Peso Bill. 1,556 more words

BATAD Rice Terraces: amphitheater fit for the gods

Whenever I reminisce my Ifugao province memories, there is one experience that instantly pops out from my consciousness, it is my Batad Rice Terraces adventure. It was November 2014 when me and my longtime travel buddy, Ella, visited this beautiful place. 1,813 more words

The small secluded town of Batad

Our good friend and partner Alliah Benederio from the local t-shirt design company Apposite shares her experience, tips, and itinerary to us. 485 more words


HAPAO Rice Terraces: a UNESCO Heritage site

The Hapao Rice Terraces is one of the five sites in Ifugao included in the UNESCO World Heritage list under cultural landscape category. It is located in the municipality of Hungduan and is about approximately an hour away from Banaue. 836 more words