The world’s biggest Butaka in Isabela

During one of my recent trips to the Province of Isabela, I chanced upon this huge fixture by the side of the main highway of Ilagan, Isabela. At first, I thought it was just some sort of a decoration. But upon looking closely, it dawned upon me that this big structure was actually one of Isabela’s Pride – as it was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s biggest rocking chair.


Measuring 4 feet and 11 inches high, 20 feet 8 inches long, and 9 feet 7 inches wide, this pride of Isabela weighs 2,368 kilos and was constructed by 25 workers in 29 days.


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– Erik Gatmaitan is the author of – Journeying the Philippines SOLO on a motorbike.

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