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. Seeing them in person will leave you awe-struck! Visiting this province is one of my major achievement in my travel history.   Ifugao Province is not just about these massive…

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. I have read a lot of blogs and stories about their adventures and experiences…

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. Differentiating this site, the Hapao Rice Terrace  is the longest among the five sites…