SAOB CAVE But another worthy visit in Samar is the Saob Cave in Brgy. Basiao. where you can find the women weavers of the high quality and colorful “banig”. According to the locals, Saob Cave’s cooler temperature is perfect to preserve the raw materials. In making the banig, so most of the weavers can be found there.
This Cave. is located in Brgy. Basiao, Basey, Samar is the home of the weavers that popularized the natural mats made of tikog grass (Fimbristylis Milliacea) internationally. The cave also housed an unknown tomb believed to be more than a century old and possibly owned by the first mat weaver in the place 45 minutes drive from Tacloban City.
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