Province of Kalinga-Apayao Things to Do

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Province of Kalinga-Apayao Things to Do

  • Trek, but protect yourself.

    Trekking up and down the hillsides of Kalinga takes legs, lungs and heart. It also takes a stout walking stick. A couple of these photos show the before and after picture of my walking stick resulting from my half-day in the villages. The bent, twisted toes of the 100-year old man (see below) show how walking barefoot and bumping rocks for years...

  • Hang out with the 100 year old man

    This guy is clearly older, and my guide says he’s 100. He smokes, and still works carving little pipes and has been a craftsman of many different useful items for his whole life. Many of the older tattooed ladies (see above) have life spans of 80 or 90 years old. The demographics of the villages seem to be several older people, mostly supported by...

  • Tattooed ladies of Kalinga

    The ancient tradition has mostly died out among the young, but as recently as 40-50 years ago, women who reach 16 would typically get intricate tattoos along arms and shoulders. In those days, women typically didn’t wear tops. The tattoos made them ‘more beautiful.’ One of the ladies in the village has tattooed 5,000 people. This includes many...

  • See the rice terraces

    The single major rice crop provides the bulk of the food calories for a year. Each family stuffs their granaries, and then converts the rice field to a vegetable crop. This lady has black beans and corn working. She hand-weeds the garden, not only to provide the vegetables with nutrients, but to reduce the insect infestation, commercial pesticides...

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