Apo Whang Od giving tattoo

The Oldest Tattoo Artist of Kalinga

This is part 2 of our Kalinga weekly vlog series and it’s all about meeting the legendary Apo Whang Od, dubbed as the last mambabatok of Kalinga.

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Apo Whang Od is famously known as the last mambabatok of the Kalinga. Batok is a form of traditional tattoo given to warriors with unprecedented achievement during the early times. Today, travelers not just from the Philippines but all over the world visit her just to have this traditional tattoo as a form of lifetime and meaningful souvenir. But visiting her place is quite challenging. Here’s our travel guide.