A northern beauty of the Philippines, Batanes is a group of islands filled with vast pasture lands, rolling hills, towering volcanoes, dramatic cliffs, and crystal-clear waters ??" its untouched beauty, as some would say, is proof of the local people's (Ivatan's) respect for the laws of nture.
Racuh A Payaman is a protected location in the island of Batan in Batanes. The breath-taking view from the hills makes it a photographer's dream location: even the most inexperienced photographer can probably come up with awesome photos just because the place is incredibly beautiful already by itself. Dubbed as the "Marlboro country" of Batanes, Racuh A Payaman makes you wonder that such a place still exists in the Philippines.
The photo above is the first thing you will see as you enter the gate leading to the trail. My travel buddies and I were fortunate that the weather was agreeable tha ...
Hi there! Watch Mitch and Mommy A. Explore the different 'must visit' places at Batanes, Philippines.
During the 1950s, a tsunami sealed the fate of Songsong, a little town in Uyugan located about 23 kilometers away from the main town of Basco.
Ravaging waves succumb the tiny village, prompting the locals to swiftly leave their homes before it yields them wholly. The tsunami left the houses damaged beyond repair so the government initiated a relocation somewhere in Mindanao, making their village a ghost town, for quite some time.
Today, the descendants of the owners are trying to rebuild the homes to inhabit it once more. Flowers with cheerful hues of pink, white, orange, and yellow are ...