Whang Od is the oldest living traditional mambabatok artist. (“Batok” is defined as the art of tribal tattoo.) Her name is synonymous with Philippine tribal tattoo culture. She lives in a tiny mountain village called Buscalan, in the town of Tinglayan, Kalinga province in northern Philippines.
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Published on 07/03/2019 by Papagei
Categories: People
Tags: artist, tatoo, traditional
Despite the environmental woes that prompted its six-month closure, Boracay was recently listed among Asia's top 25 beaches rankings of an American travel website.
TripAdvisor ranked Boracay's White Beach ninth among 25 others for the four-kilometre main beach's 'calm, warm waters, gently sloping sand, very relaxing (environment)… possibly the most beautiful beach in Asia.
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Published on 04/03/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, Leisure, Travel
Tags: beaches, Boracay
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A long weekend or holiday rolls around but you haven’t had the time to plan for anything. While everyone is off on their holiday, you don’t have to stay at home and mope around. Sometimes the best things happen when you go on a spontaneous trip. Here are some places you can go that won’t cost too much money or time!
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Published on 02/03/2019 by delamar
Tags: iprice, ipriceid, skecher
They were the summers of my youth, the summers of life. I started working in Alaska in 1966 when I was just finishing my twenty-first year. When I came home to San Francisco just before the Fall to start school again, I was a father. That was my first year in Alaska. It would be fourteen more consecutive summers before I would see what would become my final trip to South Naknek in Bristol Bay, the salmon goldmine of the world.
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Published on 28/02/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Lifestyle, Stories
Tags: Alaska, Alaskero, Salmon
Metro Manila will have a subway by 2025 – eight years from now. The first phase of the project will run from Mindanao Ave. in Quezon City to the gateway to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Parañaque City. It takes about three hours to travel this distance by car in today’s traffic. In a subway, it would take just 30 minutes, according to the planners.
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Published on 25/02/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, People
Tags: Manila, Metro, subway, Traffic
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Metro Pacific Toll­ways Corp. will open this month the NLEX (North Luzon Expressway) Harbor Link Segment 10. The elevated highway runs from the NLEX in Karuhatan, Valenzuela City, to a new interchange at C3 Road in Caloocan City.
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Published on 25/02/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: News and Events, Travel
Tags: EDSA, Manila, Metro, Traffic, vehicles