Inside and Up Close the Stobosa Hillside Homes Artwork

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The Stobosa Hillside Homes Artwork is the output made out of love and hard work by volunteer residents of Brgy. Balili, La Trinidad, Benguet. A total of 214 homes participated in this tourism project which is painted by community volunteers from Brgy. Balili. This project was initiated by the Department of Tourism – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOT-CAR) and the Office of the Municipal Mayor of La Trinidad in partnership with a paint company who provided free paint for the community.

The Joseph Digest team had the opportunity to visit the community for a closer look at famed the hillside homes artwork.

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214 homes volunteered to participate in this community-initiated art venture for the tourism of La Trinidad.
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This bridge connects the national highway to the Stobosa community.
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Residents took the opportunity to dry newly washed clothes in their clothesline after weeks of suffering from the rainy weather.
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Inside Stobosa is a steep set of stairs with 159 steps.
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Details of painted homes as seen up close.
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Mrs. Gloria Agasen serves as coordinator and volunteer for the Stobosa Hillside Homes Artwork. She has been involved in this project since day one.
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NSTP students from colleges and universities in La Trinidad also helped in the painting of houses in the community.
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Parts of Baguio and KM 3, La Trinidad as seen from the peak of the Stobosa Hillside Homes community.

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Halsema Highway as seen on the peak of Stobosa.

photos by Joverlyn Espejo| text by Louella Pader

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