The small city of Banaue, Ifugao Province in the Cordilleras Mountains of the Philippines is hard to access. There is no airport, and the nearest one at Cauayan, is a 4 hour drive away. Most visitors come in by night bus from Manila - a long, tedious journey. Most visitors agree, tthough, that the trip was worth it once they feast their eyes on the magnificent rice terraces, especially those at Batad and Bangan-an - both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Local transport will get you there by...
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