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Bakun Central
Province:  Benguet
16° 47.760N   120° 39.600E
Note: The above coordinates were only calculated from a map; not actual reading; may not be accurate.
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Bakun Central in Benguet is the jump off point for the climb of Mt. Kabunian. One reaches Bakun Central via its village, Ampusungan to the east you have to take a 7hrs drive from Trinidad to Bakun Central. Bakun "kanka-nai" and "bago" tribes are the natives living in Bakun Central. There are attractive places in Bakun Central, like their famous rice terraces.

The Bakun RICE TERRACES are quite unique from other rice terraces, the walls of their rice terraces are made of stones from the river.
You can also visit the kanka-nai's famous burial grounds where you can see the JAR COFFINS and WOOD COFFINS of their ancestors
are kept.

Waypoint narrative by: bocaxio 2003



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