Monthly Archives: October 2013

Focong Rice Terraces: Sacasacan’s Pride That I Almost Missed

I visited Sadanga to see Bekigan and Focong Rice Terraces. I thought I have accomplished that when I toured the sloped roads of Brgy Poblacion. Turns out, that was only Bekigan. If not for a fellow motorcycle rider, I would … Continue reading

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Bekigan… Rice Terraces? or House Terraces? Could Be Both!?

The final leg of my North Luzon Loop trip is from Tuguegarao to Baguio via Sagada. That is about 300 kms of twisty, mountain roads along majestic mountain ridges and marvelous rice terraces. Ever since I entered Kalinga, I have … Continue reading

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Roadside Scenery of Tinglayan: Where are you Sleeping Beauty??

Tinglayan is a municipality of Kalinga in the Cordillera Region. It’s name was derived from the word “Tinonglay” which means the making of an earthen container where sugarcane wine is brewed. Looking at the map, the terrain is made up … Continue reading

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A Spooky Overnight Stay in Lubuagan, Kalinga

I have no problem staying on the road at night on less remote areas during my motorcycle trips. For example, I once rode for 22 hours to Samar. When I first explored the Cordillera Region, I barely made it out of … Continue reading

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