Kiangan, Ifugao : Where the Mountains and the Clouds Collide

It is a foggy morning and we are here standing on top of a historic edifice watching the jaw-dropping scenery of Kiangan. The clouds rendezvous with the jungle-clad mountains and emerald green rice fields below.   Apparently, the building where we are now which is akin to an Ifugao house is also historic.  It is known as Kiangan Shrine which also …

IFUGAO: Kiangan Travel Guide

Unraveling Kiangan is like unveiling culture and history. This unassuming town though largely overshadowed by its more famous neighbors Banaue and Batad has carved out its own identity recently.  Unknown to many tourists, Kiangan is the oldest town in Ifugao and is supposedly believed to be the birthplace of Ifugao culture. The name itself speaks volume about ancient beliefs here, …