Nagpana Falls are located in Barangay Lipata, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo. Nagpana is a swimming hideaway where the Aetas live.
Going to Nagpana Falls, you need to hike a few kilometers. It was tiring but it's worth it. In the falls, the community built a pavilion where visitors can leave their belongings and can even stay for the night.
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How does a community of aetas in Barotac Viejo maintain Nagpana Falls?
Sitio Nagpana in Brgy. Lipata, Barotac Viejo was one of the towns affected by the wrath of super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in November 2013. Despite the town being beat-up by the typhoon, the indigenous people of the sitio continues with their usual way of life and its treasured waterfall is still majestic and regal looking.
Sitio Nagpana is 8 kilometers away from the Poblacion and 1.5 hours away or 70 kilometers from Iloilo City. The falls is situated at the northwest part of sitio. Going to Nagpan ...
Iloilo's progress and beautiful places attract many tourists, but there are still remote natural wonders waiting to be explored. The province's indigenous communities are also preserved and the indigenous people are still living their slower-paced lifestyle in the remote rural areas in Iloilo.
Sitio Nagpana, Barangay Lipata, Barotac Viejo is 70 km away from Iloilo City and 8 km away from the town proper of Barotac Viejo. The Indigenous people living in Nagpana are called ''Aetas" or "Ati". They make handicrafts such wallets, hats, cellphone cases and other products made of nito vine for liv ...
Located at the northwest part of Sitio Nagpana, Brgy. Lipata, Barotac Viejo, Nagpana falls is another beauty of nature that is 1.5 hours away from the city of Iloilo.
Locally called "Ati", the Aetas are the indigenous people living near Nagpana. They do handicraft works such as wallets, hats, mobile cases and other products for a living. All of their handicraft products are made in native vine called "nito."
Going to the falls, one must first go for a trek to the hilltop. You'll pass inside a thick forest with thriving wildlife and enjoy the cool fresh air. Upon arriving, one can appreci ...
The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The waterfalls still look beautiful despite the disaster. No dragonflies around this time BUT I'm sure they'll be back soon.The flowing water has its calming effect, washing away the sorrows left by the disaster.
Last June 2, 2013 i got an invitation from my fellow DPI member, Bert Andone and Vicky Balleza Banaynal-Baliguat of Kinaadman Productions for an escapade and a photo shoot at Barotac Viejo, Iloilo.
We visited Inampuagan Mountain Resort, located at Sitio Inampuagan, San Antonio, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo. From the town proper, you will ride a motorcycle going to Sitio Inampuagan, and from the dropping point, you will have a half kilometer trekking adventure going to the falls. There is no electricity nor a store up hill, so you better bring foods and water with you.
We had a photo shoot with ...
Tumandok Iloilo Product Expo! brings together 36 exhibitors to showcase not just Ilonggo produce and destinations but also advocacy on environmental protection.
For the first time the six-day activity that kicked off Tuesday attempted to unify the objectives of medium, small and medium enterprise (MSME) development, eco-tourism promotion and Project Zero (a waste recycling venture), according to Jane Tuares, development specialist of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
Tumandok, a Hiligaynon term for native, used to have its own show highlighting various destinations of the provi ...