Tag: rice

  • Batad Climb up the hills, then down the terraces. Between the rice fields, the way is tortuous, yet gorgeous.It’s not because you can see your destination that it’s easy to reach. Oh, and beware of the snakes.Our legs hurts from going all the way down to the cascade, but it was worth the view.You told […]

  • Banaue Their ancestors carved the mountains to grow rice. Digging terrasses, erecting walls, preparing the mud cake, plating, replanting, watering, caring to finally harvesting once a year…Herculean to make, Sisyphean to maintain.Fewer and fewer want to put this kind of pressure upon their shoulders, to sacrifice their backs for the rice. Other plants sells better, […]