Rest of Batan: Rakuh A Payaman

Where wild cattle and carabaos (water buffalos) roam in endless rolling hills – a communal pastureland offering picturesque scenes of farm fields and the Pacific Ocean.

There is also the Mahatao lighthouse and Mt. Iraya in the distance, adding to the already breathtaking view.

Rakuh A Payaman translates to “big pastureland” and as with the rolling hills of Vayang, one becomes just a speck in the midst of the sweeping landscape, the vastness unimaginable.

While horses are a rare sight these days, tourists know it more as Marlboro Country, perhaps resembling the backdrop of a long running cigarette campaign,

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2 Responses to Rest of Batan: Rakuh A Payaman

  1. fcg says:

    Wow, it really looks incredibly serene. I’m curious about that lighthouse. It just seems to be a bit low-lying with respect to the sea. It’s very beautiful, though. Love it!

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  2. ewok1993 says:

    the combination of rolling green hills and spectacular ciffside views make this a must see destination. it even has a not-in-the-tropics feel to the scenery.

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