San Remigio News
Travel-Deep down the the mountains of the town San Remigio in the province of Antique is where can be found the well-preserved rice terraces of the Iraynon-Bukidnon.
In the report of the Inquirer Net, along the 600 hectares land is where the indigenous group, Iraynon-Bukidnon, preserved a mass of rice terraces which is now recognized as a cultural treasure.
According to the report, the said cultural treasure was discovered by a member of the faculty of University of the Philippines-Visayas, who is also a co-founder of the Panay Bird Club.
The faculty member's name is Emmanuel Lerona. ...
Recently in San Remigio, Antique, a cluster of rice terraces was discovered. It is being maintained by the indigenous people's (IPs) group Iraynon-Bukidnon, which has a rich cultural heritage and tradition best exemplified in their unique knowledge of nature.
The preservation of the Antique rice terraces is attributed to the Iraynon-Bukidnon families who are assigned as stewards of the parcels of land where they apply their indigenous agricultural knowledge and practices, passed on through generations.
The importance of indigenous knowledge systems and practices in ensuring sustainable d ...
In the world of traveling and adventure, it is not often that we get the honor to be among the new kids on the block. By that, we mean that it is a great privilege for us to set foot on rarely visited but stunningly beautiful places in our country. Thus, we were elated when we learned that we were going to spend a night and half a day in the highlands of San Remegio, one of Antique's less visited municipalities. San Remegio is a green region known for its healthy vegetable produce, but we found out there is so much more to this magnificent highlands than just crops.
We arrived at Barangay A ...
Luzon isn't the only place to find Rice Terraces!
Can you guess where this photo of Payao (Rice Terraces) was taken? Nope, it's not in Banaue, Ifugao but in Valderrama, Antique!
Plainly called the Antique Rice Terraces, the Visayan payao is the most accessible rice terraces in Panay Island, and is located at Brgy. Lublub, Valderrama, Antique. It is maintained by the Lublub-Bakiang Community-based Tourism Organization, who also handle any tourism-related concerns, as well as provide necessary information about the payao's history, elevation, and occupied land. You can contact the organiza ...
Traveling is not just about visiting destinations. If you want a truly meaningful, eye-opening trip, you have to delve down and listen to the stories of the locals. You have to appreciate and be proud of their home, history, and culture as much as they are.
During our Explore Antique familiarization tour, we had a special opportunity to visit the scenic Antique Rice terraces. More importantly, we had a tiny but knowledge-filled glimpse on their unique way of life.
Our first stop was in the town and municipality of Bugasong south of Tibiao. Bugasong is renowned for its patadyong, a kind o ...
Antique Pentalogy Climb.
A cultural treasure spread across 600 hectares of land in forms of rice terraces well preserved by a group of villagers called Iraynon-Bukidnon.