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Centennial Tattoo Artist-Apo Whang-Od's home

A beautiful and humbling place to travel to. We went as a family and the experience is priceless... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Helsinki, Finland
Got my first ink from Apo Whang Od

Amazing place with amazing people and culture, its a long trip from Manila but its all worth... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Ivan Ray J
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Tinglayan, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

A beautiful and humbling place to travel to. We went as a family and the experience is priceless. The rough road trip from Manila to Buscalan with an almost an hour hike to the Village was my pilgrimage's journey. I'm proud to have my partner...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing place with amazing people and culture, its a long trip from Manila but its all worth. Credit to John Miller for Christhel and Anton for some of the photos.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ivan Ray J
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went to buscalan to see the last traditional tattoo artist. From Manila, we rode a bus to Banaue,Ifugao then Van from Ifugao-Bontoc after was Jeep from Bontoc-Buscalan We do some trekking and do the homestay in one of the house of the Butbut tribe.....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our first intention was to visit Whang od, the tribal tatooist old lady, but while we where here, we wanted to experience this native village, and these friendly locals, from the Butbut tribe. We stood here for 3 days, with the great views of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jason H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was my first ever solo trip and all my nervousness and anxiousness was really paid off. My experience was amazing that I am planning to do it again, this time with my friends to share my great experience. The trip I took was Manila-Baguio-Bontoc-Tinglayan....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place just to visit Whang-Od and be marked by this oldest KALINGA mambabatok. Got a side trip to its rice terraces and ride on the top load of a jeepney to enjoy the view of the mountains, rice terraces and small falls and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Mhelody L
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Although not part of the more popular Ifugao Rice Terraces -- the collective term given to five rice terraces clusters dubbed by the UNESCO as world heritage sites: Bangaan and Batad in Banaue; Mayoyao; Nagacadan in Kiangan and Hungduan -- the rice terraces in Tinglayan...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Brahmineyes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Want to relieve your tired eyes of irritating and polluted sites in the urban area? Why not try a road trip from Kalinga to Mountain Province in Luzon. Here you will see the wonders of nature, the green scenery, and the breath-taking mountain zig-zag roads...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank mafel973
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Tinglayan is a name of a town in Kalinga. Tinglayan Rice Terraces (as stated herein) may refer to a group rice terraces scattered in town. One of the most imposing is the Bugnay Rice Terraces located in Bugnay Village. The view of Bugnay Rice Terraces...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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14 November 2016|
Response from Brahmineyes | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yulia, December is still part of the rainy season here, so expect some heavy downpour from time to time. Also, harvest usually falls in Sept/Oct, so the land is either being rested or already under preparation.