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No Easy Life For These Folks

Sagada thrives on agriculture and tourism. While much of it remains unspoiled, the Government must seriously consider ways to preserve the 2,000 year-old rice terraces. Many have grown dry and abandoned.
A Butt-Numbing Roadtrip to Sagada, Mountain Province

November 29th 2012
All of 12 hours on the road? I had 2 issues here. Reason enough why a local like moĆ­ never made the trip till now. The long drive is half a day. Bad for my back. And butt. No flights. No trains. There's the bus. We chose to go on a hired private van, so we can stop to stretch whenever the bad back becomes a problem. The intended, well-intentioned rest and stretch stops..... ... read more
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Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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