Batad's amphitheatre-like stone-walled rice terraces are widely considered the world's most striking. The recent arrival of electricity has brightened things up a bit, and the completion of a road nearby has brought it a bit closer to civilisation, but Batad remains your quintessential backpacker mecca, a place where you can lose yourself amid stunning scenery and the serene aura of isolation.
Last updated: Sep 30, 2008
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