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Quezon Herbal Pavilion Revisited 2021

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

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

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 1

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 1 Intro After 3 years, my family and I got the opportunity to travel back to Albay - my father's hometown. What's special about this trip was that it was my first time to drive solo to Albay which is an 11-12 hour trip. My dad and mom were already at Casa Nicerio , our home/farm in Barangay Bariw in Camalig.  Although my siblings will be joining us on our trip, we still decided to bring only one vehicle instead of going on a convoy. Aside from that, we will also bring our pet ducks, Maya and Chick-Chick to their new home. Luckily, all our luggage and ducks fit at the back of the pickup.  As part of the travel, requirements to enter Bicol Region, My wife, daughter, and I had an antigen test a day before our trip.  Day 1: July 17,2021 Off to Albay As planned, we left at around 3:30AM to avoid traffic and also to reach our destination early. According to Google Maps, our 445-kilometer journey would take around 11+ hours.  Zigzag Road Stopover at Atimona

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