Matt Gibson is a professional travel writer and photographer with a passion for the outdoors and eco-friendly adventure. He enjoys surfing, hiking, and making uninformed decisions about travel to foreign countries. Learn more at Matt-Gibson.org.
The dazzling 2,000-year-old Banaue Rice Terraces in The Philippines are hand-hewn steps leading to the sky. But modern culture is threatening the future of this ancient UNESCO World Heritage site, called the “Eighth Wonder of the World.”