Traveling for Tattoos

01:00 January 01, 1970
By: Staff

Will Hatton traveled to the Phillipines to be tattooed by an elderly woman. This particular woman named Whang Od is purported to be the last female Mambabatok, tattoo master. She uses natural materials like thorns and a bamboo hammer to make the traditional tattoos of the Kalingas people who are native to the area. Even if he found her, she may not agree to tattooing a foreigner. 

You can read more about his adventure and learn the outcome of the quest here. 

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