A day trip to Panglima Sugala in Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
The barter market day or ‘tabuh-tabuh’ is always filled with traders coming from neighboring municipalities, particularly from the Municipality of Bongao who travel by land for half an hour just to barter goods with the Badjaos.
Raw Cassava and sweet potatoes part of barter trade items in Panglima Sugala.
Exchanges of products between the farmers and badjao people take place during the early morning of the ‘market day’.
Marine products that are traded by the Badjaos are either fresh, salted and dried.
Hikes Off The Beaten Trail