Sunday, January 6, 2013

Rice Terraces in The Philippines: UNESCO World Heritage Site

 Another Philippine Wonder

The famous rice terraces of the Mountain Province is a breathtaking sight well worth the many hours spent to see them.

postmarked in 2008 with two 'Pigeon' stamps from the Philippines

The sender writes, 'I have been in their place and the view is magnificent.  Our ancestors built this structure for 200 years, 2000 years ago.

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Streams and springs found in the mountains are tapped and channeled into Irrigation canals that run downhill through the rice terraces.
 

3 comments:

ONeal said...

Wow, just wow!

9teen87 said...

totally agree! I would love to see this someday

ONeal said...

So would I, so would I!