"Po and Opo" These two words are often heard from children addressing their parents, or when addressing an elderly and when talking to someone much older than you. Saying these two words are act of respect and one of the greatest values Filipino culture can be proud of. If you try to translate "po"and "opo" into other languages, there is no word that can compare to act of respect that these two words bring.
As you can see Whang Od has tattoos all down her arms and they continue pretty much all over her body. She started this art when she was 14 and actually practiced on herself to improve her skills.
Abacá on Instagram: “Capiz windows 💕these are one of the most distinct details in traditional Philippine architecture, and are made using oyster shells.”
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Bontoc Igorot warrior (Philippines) with shield and spear, early 20th century, the Bontoc Igorot, of the larger Malay people, are agriculturalists residing in the Northern Torrid Zone of the Philippine Archipelago. They are most well known for their past practice of head hunting, a cultural practice that was not uncommon in the region. Head hunting was traditionally seen as a pastime for men of the society; the Bontoc words for “war” and “head hunting” are interchangeable.
Bayanihan - The origin of the term bayanihan can be traced from a common tradition in Philippine towns where community members volunteer to help a family move to a new place by volunteering to transport the house to a specific location. The process involves literally carrying the house to its new location. This is done by putting bamboo poles forming a strong frame to lift the stilts from the ground and carrying the whole house with the men positioned at the ends of each pole.
An Isolated Filipino Tribe Who Lives Inside A Volcano Crater
A few years after the "Tasaday" discovery, another group of primitive cave-dwellers hit the headlines. And this time, it was for real.