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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 2

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

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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