Archive for the ‘Tawi-Tawi’ Category
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THE BEAUTY OF TAWI-TAWI
Tawi-tawi’s neighboring islands: Basilan and Sulu may still be war-torn, and the rest of Southern Mindanao may still get a bad rap, but the province itself is working hard to shed these negative images. Through tourism, the country’s southwestern-most island is slowly but surely building a reputation around its natural beauty, cultural charm, and peace-loving people. According to the Philippine Star, Tawi-tawi made a revenue of P965 million last year from tourism alone. With such numbers, the 50,000+ local and foreign tourists must have been on to something. Read More: http://ellry.com/blog/debunk-tawi-tawi-misconceptions
Sama Dilaut Village (Badjao Village)
Should you want to visit a Sama Dilaut community, there’s no need to go far because you’ll find many of them in Bongao. With stilt houses standing on water and narrow wooden footbridges linking households, strolling along these villages is quite an experience. However, we need to be respectful and refrain or at least minimize taking photos of locals without their consent. Read More: http://insights.looloo.com/tawi-tawi-top-places-to-visit/
Dried pandan leaves are cut into tiny strips and dyed before they are handwoven to produce vibrantly colored traditional woven banigs or mats. The weaving technique known as tepo is ordinarily used as sleeping mats or as an area rug during prayers. They mats can also be framed and used as decorations. If you’re lucky, you might catch women in the process of weaving in the Badjao Village. They sell mats for an additional source of income. Mats are also sold in souvenir shops around town. Read More: http://www.traveling-up.com/travel-guide-tawi-tawi/
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Come and Watch the Colorful Festivals of Tawi-Tawi
How to Enjoy Fun Times in Tawi-Tawi
Tawi-Tawi Photo Gallery
Tawi-Tawi Video Collection