Abel weaving in Abra

Photo essay: A look at abel loom weaving in Abra

The Ilocos region, especially Sur and Norte is known popularly as where abel iloko, a traditional form of weaving with its own interesting designs come from. But not many know that this traditional cloth is also woven in Abra. I had the opportunity to visit one such weaving community in Bulbulala, La Paz. Leila’s Loomweaving […]


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Uhm, there’s macaroni pasta in my halo halo

Halohalo, that Pinoy iced dessert popular during the hot summer months take on an interesting form in the highlands of the Cordilleras with different ingredients not used in the lowlands.

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