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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 4

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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 4 Day 4: July 20, 202 1 Bye Patrick; Hello Legazpi City!  It's drizzling, it's cold, it's gloomy... not a perfect time to go out on an adventure. If you'd ask me, I'd rather spend my time sleeping or drinking hot cocoa. However, today marks the last day of my brother Patrick here in Albay as he needs to go back home to Cavite for his work tomorrow. A view of Mayon Volcano as seen from Camalig Diversion Road A beautiful view of Mayon Volcano His flight is sometime around 10AM. Hence, we didn't miss out on the chance to have breakfast before packing up his stuff in my pickup truck. Just as luck would have it, the drizzle stopped just as we were leaving Casa Nicerio . In another twist of faith, for the first time since we got here, Mayon Volcano showed herself to us.  Patrick enjoyed the little side trip before going to the Legazpi Airport. Because of that, my brother and I took a bit of a side trip to get a better view of Mayon Volcano. T

Crystal Cave - Albay

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Located in Solong Eco-Park , Barangay Solong, Camalig in the province of Albay, Crystal Cave is one of the caves in the province and also a must-visit destination inside Solong Eco-Park . Crystal Cave Crystal Cave details Although Crystal Cave is a part of Solong Eco-Park, I think it deserves its own spotlight. I already visited Crystal Cave with my family during our 2019 Bicol Road Trip but we were unable to go deep inside the cave due to restrictions for kids. Regardless, my daughter and I revisited it during the 3rd day of our 2021 Bicol Road Trip . This time, we were accompanied by my sister Aya and brother Patrick. Crystal Cave - Camalig, Albay Also called Solong Cave , Crystal Cave 's depth is yet to be fully explored and measured. So far, the explorable area in the cave is about 250 meters for adult visitors. Children, on the other hand, are allowed to only explore 50 meters inside and are required to be accompanied by an adult.  Family photo before going in the Crystal

Solong Eco-Park Revisited 2021

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My family and I got to visit Solong Eco-Park during our 2019 Bicol Road Trip . Although our last visit was quite recent, we decided to revisit it this time because we want to tour my brother Patrick and sister Aya, both of whom were unavailable last time.  Solong Eco-Park Revisited 2021 Solong Eco-Park Details For those who are unfamiliar with Solong Eco-Park , it is located at Barangay Solong, Camalig in the province of Albay.  Solong Eco-Park - Camalig, Albay Solong Eco-Park opened to the public on April 29, 2017. This 6.5-hectare eco-park is known for its outdoor activities like spelunking in Crystal Cave and a 15-20 minute hiking course up Solong Hill .  Welcome to Solong Eco-Park Solong Eco-Park - Dragon Fruit Farm What I like about Solong Eco-Park is its close relationship with Mother Nature. As a matter of fact, you'd see a bee farm, a plethora of flowering plants, and their newest addition - the dragon fruit farm . Going up Solong Hill Almost there... Cheer Kita! (Tha

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