The start of the trek to Buscalan, in the Philippines. Photo: Ian Gill

A perilous trip to the northern Philippines to get a tattoo from Whang Od, the oldest practitioner of her art – no pain, no gain

  • Thousands have made the treacherous journey to Buscalan to be inked by the 100-year-old tattooist
  • Tourism has brought money and outsiders to the remote province, once home to headhunters
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The start of the trek to Buscalan, in the Philippines. Photo: Ian Gill
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