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The Cordillera, Northern Luzon - Philippines

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


堂安 - 中国侗族生态村 Tang'an - Ethnic Dong Eco Village in China


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


The majestic rice terraces of the Dragon Backbone! 

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


Mt. Province, Philippines (and the Igorots)

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


The Beauty in Rice | Bali, Indonesia

It is no secret that Bali is known for its beautiful rice terraces covering the interior of the island.  Looking back through my photos, I really discovered that the scenery is indescribably beautiful. 48 more words

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Banaue Rice Terraces

The Banaue Rice Terraces (Filipino: Hagdan-hagdang Palayan ng Banawe) are 2,000-year-old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in the Philippines by ancestors of the indigenous people. 394 more words


Owesome Bali! (Part 2.2: Sunsets, Swim Spots, Sights)

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