Susan B. Afidchao
Computer Secretarial Student
XiJEN College of Mountain Province
“Guina-ang, Bontoc, Mt. Province”
One of a kind, this was Guina-ang. A place where you can feel the real breeze of a native land. Fresh, cool and relaxing atmosphere welcomes the people and embraces the visitors.
Where did Guina-ang got its name?
Guina-ang used to be called Litangfan. The people however changed the name to “KHINAANG” which was derived from the descriptive translation of the sound of the Gongs. Its present spelling is a euphemism introduced by a foreigner who married into the place.
BEAUTY OF MATTENG
Guina-ang terraces view from which the palay have been harvested. Matteng is a place where they plant their palay. It is located and can be found near the area (slight walk).
The people of Guina-ang has a creative way to enhance the productivity of their plants/crops.
“A public refreshing area”
Water for everybody. Chakkit is known to be a public refreshing area wherein they took a bath, wash clothes, fetch drinking waters, wash tools after going to the garden—- multipurpose to the people.
REMAINS/ACTIVITY OF THE PAST
HOW TO VISIT GUINA-ANG?
It is easy to go to Guina-ang. Read/Do the following iformations/steps:
1. KODAK Photoshop would be guide to the station of Guina-ang—via—Bontoc. 2. Beside the shop, you can see a jeepney parking. Look for the jeep and ride. 3. Fare: Students —-php. 20; Seniors —- php.20; Regular —–php. 25 4. The distance between Bontoc Central up to Guina-ang is about 11km.
Guina-ang is a mountainous area which is about 1,860sq. The area is covered with a house and trees/plants which reflects the population of the barangay. Since the area is not covered with so many houses, we can say that the population is of normal and not crowded.
Weather Condition: Wet and Dry or the so called Sunny and Rainy Seasons.
Bgy. Captain: Ninian Lang-agan
Councilman: Benson Aowes
Reference: Bontoc, Yesterday and Today authored by Florence Kittong Chaokas of Bontoc Mt. Province