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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 2

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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 2 Day 2: July 18, 2021 Cagraray Trip Good morning from Casa Nicerio in Camalig, Albay. It's officially our first full day here in the province. Although it has been drizzling earlier today, we did not let that hinder us from our road trip plans today.  For our itinerary today, we plan to drive on a 2-car convoy to the municipality of Cagraray also in Albay. Our objective for this road trip is to visit the Cagraray Eco-Energy Park. Casa Nicerio - Day 2 From Casa Nicerio , it took us 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Cagraray Eco-Energy Park. I was surprised to see that the road to Cagraray was better than some of the major roads in Manila.  Off to Cagraray Following my dad's car (Can you see him?) Sula Bridge as seen from my dad's car During our drive, we had a stopover at Sula Bridge to take some family photos and also admire the view from the bridge. Quick trivia: Sula Bridge connects Cagraray Island to the mainland. Apparently, this bridge is

Quezon Herbal Pavilion Revisited 2021

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Constructed on May 26, 2015, Quezon Herbal Pavilion was built to improve and beautify the once ill-managed picnic area of the Atimonan Zigzag Park . It also aims to promote the health benefits of the different herbs in preparation for launching Quezon Province as the Herbal Capital of the country.  Quezon Herbal Pavilion Revisited 2021 Quezon Herbal Pavilion details It was during our stopover here during our Experience Quezon Media Tour 2016 that I first saw Quezon Herbal Pavilion . Back then it lacked the herbs that it was supposed to highlight. I revisited it a year later during our 2017 Batangas - Quezon Visita Iglesia and was happy to see that the Quezon Herbal Pavilion was already teeming with life.  There were numerous herbs planted around the pavilion which are visited by a plethora of bugs and birds.  Quezon Herbal Pavilion - Atimonan , Quezon Another laudable thing here is the fact that those who manage the pavilion make sure that each plant is labeled. Aside from the comm

Atimonan Zigzag Park - Quezon

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Located along the Pan-Philippine Highway inside Atimonan's side of the Quezon Protected Landscape in the province of Quezon, Atimonan Zigzag Park is a known stopover destination for tourists, bikers, and motorists passing through Atimonan and Pagbilao's famed Zigzag Park. Atimonan Zigzag Park Atimonan Zigzag Park details The whole Quezon Protected Landscape , where Atimonan Zigzag Park belongs, was first established as a national park on October 25, 1934.  Atimonan Zigzag Park - Atimonan, Quezon The Pan-Philippine Highway (N1/AH26) , formerly Maharlika Highway, was then built inside the National Park sometime in 1969. Since most parts of this road are uphill, motorists heading to Bicol tend to stop in some areas to rest and to check their vehicles.  Here's a quick trivia: I'm a proud Atimonanin We had a stopover at Atimonan Zigzag Park during the first day of our Bicol Road Trip 2021 We had our breakfast in one of the open-air pavilions of  Atimonan Zigzag Park Ti

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