Tinglayan News

  • 100-year-old Apo Whang Od Is The Last Traditional Kalinga Tattooist In The World

    Whang-Od is the last traditional Kalinga tattooist in the world. She lives and works in the Kalinga province of the Philippines. She is covered in ornate designs, tattooed by her father when she was 12 years old. This woman has learned to master her craft by tattooing fearless head hunters over the past, almost, century. Although the headhunting has long since ceased, she continues to tattoo her visitors. She uses a hand tapping technique called "batok.

    "She uses a pomelo thorn and bamboo stick. The ink is a charcoal and water mixture. The sound of Wang-od's hammering of her bamboo mallet o ...

  • Travel Vlog Buscalan Kalinga 2017

    Perstaym ko wag kayong judger.

    Shoutout sa Kuya at Ate kong mahabagin ang puso na sinama ako sa kanilang paglalakbay patungong Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Phil. Labyu both.

  • Whang-od Receives Postal ID

    Apo Whang-od, the legendary tattoo artist of Barangay Butbut, Buscalan in Kalinga Province, finally had her identity being a recipient of a Postal identification (ID) card as part of the Philippine Postal Service anniversary celebration.

    Forty other Butbut tribe members received their postal ID cards in the area, painstakingly brought by the personnel of the Philippine Postal Service Office.

    Norrell Decosto, brand officer of the Filmetrics Corporation, PHLPost Biometrics Data Service Facility said the ID card is the most highly sought government identification card which are readily avai ...

  • Discover The Legend Of The Kalinga Tribal Tattoos

    Whang Od is 92 years old and she is the last Kalinga tattoo maker (Philippines). According to specialists this practice is about a thousand years old and was.

    The Journey North: Through the Eyes of Kalinga Tradition - A video documentary on Batok, by Pacifico Andreo S. Magno (UP DILIMAN, COLLEGE OF FINE.

  • My Kalinga Tattoos From Apo Whang Od

    My tattoos from Buscalan.

  • Viajera Vlog Kalinga

    Kalinga travel featuring Buscalan Village in Tinglayan, Kalinga. It's where the last remaining traditional tattoo artist Apo Whang-od lives. Alongside are adventures to Buscalan's rice terraces and waterfalls.