Batad, What Happened to Your Charm?

ShareTweet Almost eight years have passed before I visited again my favorite rice terraces- Batad,  Ifugao. It’s terraced rice paddies were like walls protecting and surrounding a small Ifugao community below. It was a sight to behold, really. It will take your breath away- figuratively and literally. Until… Following is the entry I have in my moleskin:   February 19, 2012, 5:32pm Batad Rice Terraces, Ifugao Batad… Batad… I’m so glad we met again. It’s been eight long years since I last saw you. You are teeming with life- green and pristine that day. Back then, on our trek to […]

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Snapshots Thursday: Batad Rice Terraces, Ifugao

ShareTweet One of the five UNESCO Heritage Sites in the Philippines. The Batad Rice Terraces– a testament to the ingenuity and hard-work of our forefathers. The famous post card pictures you see regularly is the Banaue Rice Terraces. Only a few knows about Batad, Bangaan and Mayoyao Rice Terraces. I’ve been here twice, the summer of years 2003 and 2004. During the hike, you will find clean and clear streams of water that could easily quench your thirst. The night was super cold, thermal jacket is your best friend. The morning was refreshing, waking up in front of this artistically […]

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