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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 11

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 11 Day 11: July 27, 2021 Guinobatan - Legazpi CityTrip Good morning my dear readers. We're now on our 11th day here in Camalig, Albay . Since it's a Monday, there are several meetings and workshops scheduled for today. The good thing is, it is not as heavy as it was last week. On the road once again However, since last week was plagued with power outages, I decided to load up so that I can attend meetings using my cellular data today. With that, I invited my wife to join me hit the road and visit other destinations in Albay. Shopped for ukay ukay in Camalig Bypass Road There were plenty of fruits and vegetables too We left Casa Nicerio a little before 7AM. For our first destination, we headed to Camalig Bypass Road ukay-ukay and flea market. This market is open only every Tuesday and Friday, As expected, my wife really enjoyed this activity. We spent more than 2 hours here and my wife managed to buy a number of very good quality second-hand clothin

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 9 & 10

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 9 & 10 Day 9: July 25, 2021 Master's Class + Casa Nicerio Hey guys! It's a Saturday today and since we've been outside a lot last week, it's fitting that we rest today (and do some laundry).  Checking out the fish pond of Casa Nicerio Followed the path up the hill Checked out some of the flowers from my mom's garden Time to go back home Aside from that, it's also my first class for this semester for my MBA. After my class, I spent a lot of time exploring Casa Nicerio . After that, we spent the night binge-watching some movies on Netflix.   Ella enjoying her time with the dogs of Casa Nicerio Well, that pretty much sums up Day 9 of our 2021 Bicol Road Trip . Tomorrow, I plan to visit other relatives living nearby.  Day 10: July 26, 2021 Historic Olympic Win Good morning, It's a clear day today! My daughter and I took this opportunity to go out for our daily walk around Casa Nicerio .  Time to feed the fish! My mom tends to her v

Daraga Church Revisited 2021

The last time I visited Daraga Church was during the 4th day of our CamSur - Albay Road Trip last 2014. Since that's almost a decade ago, I made sure to include it in our itinerary for the 8th day of our 2021 Bicol Road Trip .  Daraga Church Revisited 2021 Daraga Church details For those who are unfamiliar with Daraga Church , it is located in Santa Maria Street, Daraga in the province of Albay. The church is formally called Nuestra Senora de la Porteria Parish Church ( Our Lady of the Gate Parish Church ). Daraga Church - Daraga, Albay Daraga Church was built under the supervision of the Franciscans sometime in 1773. the church was placed under the patronage of the Our Lady of the Gate. Daraga Church Facade Sadly, Mayon Volcano was not visible during our visit Daraga Church NHI Marker Can you spot the scary tarsier? The church facade is known for its Churrigueresque architectural style. It was built using materials that are abundant in the area like volcanic rock, wood, and

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