Let’s Drink To That: The ‘Tapuey’ (Rice Wine)

  Forget about the commercially prepared Igorot rice wine in a bottle, which seem to be the trend today. Think about those times when you've travelled to the 'ili' (hometown) to attend a family feast or simply, for a holiday. Do you still remember that 'kuli' (Kankanaey for clay jar) hidden or tucked for sometime, … Continue reading Let’s Drink To That: The ‘Tapuey’ (Rice Wine)

Every Snapshot has a Story: The Little House “Ed Dumang”

'Ed Dumang' (Kankanaey language of 'down below')   Trekking down a kilometer or two away from the main village and the main road, while having to pass through a dense forest; that's how I remember the travel to this little house "ed dumang". Here lived my grandparents who passed away twenty years or so ago. … Continue reading Every Snapshot has a Story: The Little House “Ed Dumang”

A Bridge Over Untroubled Kapangan Water

Ask the locals and the existence of this hanging footbridge is common knowledge. Not for me. I've been down this route many times before but I consider the bridge as one of my recent discoveries. Yes. Pathetic. That's one proof of how I have missed a lot on my travels to Kapangan, Benguet. My defense, … Continue reading A Bridge Over Untroubled Kapangan Water