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Ati-Atihan

Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines

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This is perhaps one of the most celebrated events in the Philippines. This is the time when the low-landers imitate their Ati brothers by dubbing their entire bodies with charcoal to blacken their skins. Street dancing and spontaneous revelry dominate the event.

How to get there

There are direct air flights between Manila and Kalibo. Flights are almost on a daily basis. Ships coming from Manila also service the area. By land, Kalibo can be reached from Ilo-ilo via different types of buses (air-con and non-air-conditioned).

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