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Batad Rice Terraces

Listed under Environment in Philippines.

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Looking out at the Batad Rice Terraces is reminiscent of looking at a stained glass window: the layered strips of land mirror the sky in a beautifully disjointed way. The incredible green of the hillsides contrasts with the water, and the homes that are sprinkled across the basin of the terraces blend rustically into the earth.

This site is truly breathtaking and well-worth the trip.

Written by  Alex Witt.

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“Learning to Pound Rice in the Philippines”

I was kind of adopted by a very friendly family that cared for the grass thatched hut that I slept in during my stay. They provided me with my meals, humble plates of rice topped with small amounts of vegetables like string beans. I was amazed at the qu… Read more...

Written by  Mark Wiens. Read more on GoBackpacking

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