0 Likes

Sagada Hanging Coffins
Philippines

Sagada is a 5th class municipality in the province of Mountain province, Philippines According to the latest census, it has a population of 10,930 people in 2,158 households. It is located 275 km. north of Manila 140 km. from Baguio, and it is adjacent to Bontoc, the provincial capital. Sagada is famous for its "hanging coffins". This was a traditional way of burying people that is not utilized anymore. Not anyone was qualified to be buried this way; one had to, among other things, be married and have grandchildren. Popular activities include trekking, exploring both caves and waterfalls, spelunking, bonfires, picnics, rappelling, visiting historical sites, nature hikes, and participating in tribal celebrations. Guides can be found upon registration at the tourist-office in Sagada Proper (the main town) for a small fee.

Copyright: Rommel Bundalian
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
上传: 12/05/2011
更新: 06/10/2014
观看次数:

...


Tags: sagada; hanging coffins; sagada philippines; sagada hanging coffins philippines
comments powered by Disqus

Fung Yu
Sagada Hanging Coffins
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
Met Bob Marley in Sagada
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
Nanz Buying
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
Satuday Morning Sagada Street Market
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
Rommel Bundalian
Sumaguing Cave Sagada
Jedric Pangket
@ pawek samoki
Alexis Estenor
Apa Camp Site (1190 MASL), Mt. Kalawitan (2714 MASL)
Alexis Estenor
Mt. Kalawitan Coffee Shop and Restaurant and Panoramic Viewpoint
Alexis Estenor
Mt. Kalawitan - Kabunian's gift to Mountain Province
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
View Point Banaue Ifugao Philippines
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
The Grand Rice Terraces of Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines
he jiye
Qianling mountain Peak wild macaques, Guiyang
廣島 宗毅
Uyuni
John Warkentin
Old Fremantle Power Station: 2nd Level Walk Way, West Hall, Jan 8 2012
Raghavendra Kopalle
Raw Mango Beach side fun, Vizag, Visakhapatnam, India
andrey air_man
Namche Bazar2
Ursula & David Molenda
Mdina, Malta
John Warkentin
Aurora - Docklands Melbourne, Australia
David Rowley
Thring Rock
Jaime Brotons
Auditorio Palacio de las Artes Reina Sofía, Valencia
heiwa4126
Swimming carp streamers over the Sagami River
Randy Myers
Woolsthorpe Manor - Birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton
Max Balyura
View from Ai-Petri
Rommel Bundalian
Sherman Tank at Imugan
Rommel Bundalian
Magellan's Cross
Rommel Bundalian
1814 Cagsawa Ruins, Mayon Volcano
Rommel Bundalian
Virgin Island, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines
Rommel Bundalian
Pula Rice Terraces
Rommel Bundalian
MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO STATUE
Rommel Bundalian
Amorita Resort
Rommel Bundalian
Heritage Village -UNESCO’s World Heritage Site
Rommel Bundalian
Honungan Cove, Caramoan
Rommel Bundalian
360° View of Pasukulan Falls - Abucay, Bataan
Rommel Bundalian
The Venetian Macau
Rommel Bundalian
Mt. Pinatubo
More About Philippines

The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land bridge which existed at the time.The name comes from Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal, who explored the Philippines in 1521. He claimed them in service of Spain, naming them after Prince Philip. Spain controlled the Philippines for the next 350 years until the Philippine Revolution of 1896.Here's a picture of Fort Santiago, where the national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. He was a poet and novelist who supported peaceful reform, rather than violent revolution, against the Spanish government.This is one of poems in which he describes the creation of the world, as a gift to his mother:"Say they that tell of the world, the first dawn of the sun, the first kiss that his bosom inflamed, when thousands of beings surged out of nothing, and peopled the depths, and to the heights mounted, to wherever his fecund kiss was implanted"Violent revolution broke out anyway and the Philippines changed hands from Spanish, to American, to Japanese control over the next fifty years. Following World War Two they finally became an independent republic.Back to the beautiful ocean! You can dream about the Cafe Del Mar resort next time you find your screen saver kicking in when you're still sitting at the desk staring blankly. There's a series of DJ mixes with this title but I don't know if it refers to the same place. I would not be surprised.Annnnd to really get you buying your plane tickets...the sunset over Borocay White Beach!Text by Steve Smith.