1. Firewood. Using this to cook watwat is a well-known Igorot practice and that it must not be shunned. It has been said that there is a certain delightful taste emitted by any food cooked with firewood. Hence, there is no other way to bring out the best flavour of ‘the watwat' but to use … Continue reading The Power of 3 equals: Mouth-Watering WATWAT
TOP-LOAD: Once a way of life, always a ride of YOUR life. Have you ever done it? Years ago, the transportation plying the route of the remote areas of Benguet to Baguio City was quite limited that when seats were full, 'top-loading', as the locals called it, became an alternative. I could still remember the sound of my fellow … Continue reading We call it ‘TOP-LOAD’
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 Every Snapshot has a Story: A Bridge Over Kapangan Water
Dakiwagan Mountain is like a mural on someone's wall. It appears to be keeping watch as the folks go about with their daily lives. Please read more about this hidden gem.Hometown Fortress
A memorial looking forlorn and forgotten.
I write about a cultural tradition which is important to be a part of. It's never too late to attempt to be there.