Batad Vlog: Rice Terraces & Tappiya Waterfalls Dog Guide

in dtube •  24 days ago  (edited)


Rambo, one of the dogs at Ramon's homestay in Batad, has been featured in the Philippines' Department of Tourism video for his exceptional tour guiding skill as a dog. The other dogs there like Blackie have followed his "pawsteps".

Blackie, I assume an aspin (asong Pinoy/local dog}, surprised me and my guide and she joined us in our trek to Top View and Tappiya Waterfalls.

Note that we didn't even call her, dogs here are not forced to guide visitors at Ramon's homestay. They would voluntarily join when they want to.

Blackie was always ahead of us and she seems to know that we were heading to Tappiya Waterfalls. She would wait on us and would also rest whenever we have a stop over to take photos and also rest.

The waters are so cold but I still submerged myself in the water. You get used to it after some time.

Note that there is no rubbish service here, so take your trash with you.

Going back, you have the option to pass by the village but I did that on another day so we went on an easier trail.
On our way back, we found an Ifugao man selling organic rice. These are a bit expensive because they do not use any machineries and they only have enough supply for their household consumption. I bought 2 bags as pasalubong for my friends.

We arrived at Ramon's homestay and Batad View inn after lunch, we started just before 8am. Blackie was so tired that day but she still joined me on my walk the following day which I will post about soon.

I only used my smartphone in this video with Osmo Mobile 2. My GoPro died the day before I went to Batad!

For a detailed story, check out the blog here.


▶️ DTube
▶️ YouTube
Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Congratulations, Your Post Has Been Added To The Steemit Worldmap!
Author link: http://steemitworldmap.com?author=wanderein
Post link: http://steemitworldmap.com?post=ofo5nul3v71


Want to have your post on the map too?

  • Go to Steemitworldmap
  • Click the code slider at the bottom
  • Click on the map where your post should be (zoom in if needed)
  • Copy and paste the generated code in your post
  • Congrats, your post is now on the map!

Congratulations! Your high-quality travel content was selected by @travelfeed curator @elsaenroute and earned you a reward, in form of an upvote and a resteem. Your work really stands out! Your article now has a chance to get featured under the appropriate daily topic on our TravelFeed blog.
Thank you for being part of the TravelFeed community!

Did you know that you get larger upvotes when posting through TravelFeed.io?

We are continuously working on improving TravelFeed, recently we introduced new content tiles that make discovering awesome destinations and topics even easier.


Learn more about TravelFeed by clicking on the banner above and join our community on Discord.

Thank you :)