A glimpse of yesteryear’s living quarter, Capnay house is made of wood and cagon grass. Divided in two stories, with each story performing specific functions. First floor serves as living and sleeping rooms. Second floor serves as storage room.
Bauko is located on the Southwestern part of Mountain Province, bounded on the North by the municipalities of Besao and Sagada (of the same province); on the south by the municipality of Sabangan and on the west by the municipality of Tadian, (of the same province). the municipality is composed of 22 barangays strategically situated from the north to south.
The municipality is inhabited by the indigenous people of the kankana-ey tribe. It has two district type of climate. April to October is generally wet with lots of rainfalls and typhoons. November to March is dry season of the year. Major source of livelihood is agriculture such as rice, vegetables and orchard production, livestock and poultry raising. The municipality is fourth class.
Nestled in the forested grandeur’s of The Cordillera Mountain ranges, Bauko rises from the clouds as dynamic and sparkling gem across the Kalawitan, Mount Data, Mount Bandilaan to Mount Am-o. It is reachable from Baguio via Halsema by 125 kms. Manila to Bauko via SanFernando by 448 kms. 134 kms from Tabuk City and 133 kms from Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya. Around 71 Km from the Banaue Rice Terraces.
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