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©Chris Stowers/Panos Pictures..PHILIPPINES  Batad,  North Luzon 2003..Batad village, near to Banaue, is nestled amid a dramatic amphitheatre of a rice terraces high in the Cordillera mountains.  There is no electricity in the village and its' residents still need to make a 2 hour hike over the hills to the nearest road.  The regions' terraces have been designated by UNESCO as an Endangered (due to erosion and effects of tourism industry) World Heritage Site.