• Asia,  Destinations,  Philippines

    Buscalan: A Warm Welcome

        The village of Buscalan in Tinglayan  sits prettily on top of a mountain, some 2,000 feet or so above sea level.   The village of Buscalan in Tinglayan  sits prettily on top of a mountain, some 2,000 feet or so above sea level. It is home to the Botbot Tribe, one of the 31 Subtribes in the province of Kalinga. When we finally get there, we find the community busy preparing for the wedding feast. A wedding! How serendipitous! Under the colorful tent, some women are making what appear to be decors made from palm leaves.     While the women are occupied with the preparations, life for…