The village of Lubo lies right at the dead end of a 6-hour, 40Km muddy road and jungle trail which leads to the Cordillera mountains. Its beautiful rice terraces, gravity-fed by spring water from Mt Patukan in the back, is rivaled only by the Batad ampitheatre in Ifugao. No electricity means early nights while a healthy diet of red rice and boiled vegetables punctuated with the occasional domesticated wild boar ensures a life span well into the nineties.
Although the Kalinga tribesmen carries a strong warrior ethos and headhunting culture preserved by the inaccessibility of the Cordilleras, modernization has proven to be the greatest threat that drew the younger generation to the cities, leaving behind a unique culture that may disappear once the last of the tattooed elders travel to a better place.
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pajaran (63440) 2010-08-20 22:49
Mnogo lepo mesto i trenutak ...
Lep pogled na prelepu prirodu i pirincana polja.
Dobar tekst o zivotu ljudi, lepe boje i fotografija, moje cestitke na trenutak snimka i rad.
Dobro dosli na TE.
Sve najbolje i uspeh u daljem radu, imajte lep vikend i vreme.
A lot of nice place and the moment ...
Nice view of the beautiful nature and rice field.
A good article on the life of people, beautiful colors and photos, my congratulations for a moment and recording work.
Welcome to TE.
All the best and success in the future work, keep a nice weekend and time.
andr3w (595) 2010-08-22 13:41
Welcome to TE!
I thought we only have terraces like this in Sagada/Banaue and didn't realize that it also exist somewhere else.
A bit overexposed in the sky but the landscape very nice.