Buscalan, Kalinga (2016 Travel Guide)

Home of Apo Whang Od: How To Get To Buscalan, Kalinga In A Limited Budget (2016 Travel Guide)

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Buscalan, Kalinga is an unusual travel destination in the heart of the Cordilleras that is gaining popularity because of Apo Whang Od, the last mambabatok (traditional tattooist) of the province. Just last February 2016, I visited Buscalan for two days and one night (2D1N) to get a bâtok (traditional tattoo). read my travelogue In this travel guide, I will share to […]

Whang Od [(c) Caloy Llamas]

Whang Od And My Bâtok

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Important: This is a travelogue about my journey of getting a bâtok (tattoo) from Apo Whang Od. If you are interested on a travel itinerary or a travel guide, you can read that here. The fog enveloping the mountainside, the sunshine slightly cutting through the clouds, the locals and tourists sipping their coffees – steam slowly […]