An Ancient Tattoo Culture Is Having a Renaissance in the Philippines

Pro surfer Tipi Jabrik takes a road trip around the Philippines to find surf and explore its tattoo culture.

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22 February 2019, 3:00am

When Spanish colonists first arrived in the Philippines, they called it the Island of The Painted Men because many Indigenous people were tattooed. But today, Batok, the ancient tattooing culture, is making a resurgence.

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