Inside and Up Close the Stobosa Hillside Homes Artwork


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.

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


Halsema Highway as seen on the peak of Stobosa.

photos by Joverlyn Espejo| text by Louella Pader

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