AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Two Day Trek via Pula

Two Day Trek via Pula


Posted on Feb 23, 2014

Despite a bad night’s sleep we were up at 6:45am the next morning ready for an early breakfast and departure. By 7:30am we were packed and ready to go. Our ‘guide’ turned up on time and was waiting for us. We had a 3L of water each in our hydration sacks and I was carrying 2x1L bottles of water as well. We set off across the top of the rice terraces looking down the hillside at the water covered hill as if it was a...

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Batad

Batad


Posted on Feb 20, 2014

No trip to the north of Luzon is complete without visiting Batad. The rice terraces at Batad are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Built 2000 years ago, they are all stone walled and are supposed to be an amazing sight. We left Banaue at 9am by tricycle to the saddle, where the road ends. We both crushed into the tiny sidecar with a day bag each, walking poles and spare 1.5L bottle of water. It was extremely cramped and we sat at angles...

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