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Bicol Road Trip 2021: Summary

Missed some parts of our  Bicol Road Trip 2021 ? Bicol Road Trip 2021: Summary Here's the summary of our 13-day  Bicol Road Trip 2021 . Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 1 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 2 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 3 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 4 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 5 & 6 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 7 & 8 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 9 & 10 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 11 Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 12 & 13 Places we visited: Quezon Province Zigzag Road Quezon Protected Landscape Zigzag Park Quezon Protected Landscape Herbal Pavilion Baypark Atimonan Albay Province Legazpi City Legazpi Cathedral Lignon Hill Bacacay Sula Bridge Cagraray Eco-Energy Park Jovellar Jovellar Underground River Sigpit Falls Daraga Daraga Church Guinobatan Guinobatan Church Camalig Solong Eco-Park Camalig Church #BicolRoadTrip2021

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 12 & 13

Bicol Road Trip 2021: Day 12 & 13 Day 12: July 28, 2021 Preparation Good morning everyone! Last full day in Casa Nicerio Breakfast first before attending seminars Although the weather is fine today we decided not to go on a road trip because we are driving back home tomorrow. We spent most of the day packing up our stuff and cleaning the house. I also had to attend some meetings and seminars for work. Thank God, the internet and electricity were stable that day. Time for lunch! That afternoon, my dad and I harvested some of the fruits on the farm that we would bring home with us like bananas, papayas, and pomelos. We boxed them and then loaded them in our pickup trucks. Loading the pomelo in my dad's car Loading the bags and some fruits in my vehicle. Check out my new pets... The bananas To wrap up our 12th day in Albay, we had availed of the services of a " manghihilot ". A manghihilot is a person who specializes in the ancient Filipino way of healing that is very s

Lignon Hill - Albay

Located near Daraga-Legazpi Diversion Road in Legazpi City, Albay, Lignon Hill is a prominent hill that offers an amazing view of the city, Mayon Volcano, and Albay Gulf.  Lignon Hill Lignon Hill details Lignon Hill stands about 512 feet (156 meters). Since it's protruding on the flatlands of Legazpi City, it offers a magnificent view of the city and its surroundings. The closest to which is the Legazpi International Airport.  Lignon Hill - Legazpi City, Albay The hill is managed by the city and provincial government which designated it as a nature park. According to the books like "Transactions of the Seismological Society of Japan, Volumes 5-8" and "Geomorphology of the Mayon Volcano and its Relation to Hazards", Lignon Hill is mainly composed of dolerite and basaltic volcanic rocks which makes it a prehistoric cinder cone. Check point before going up Lignon Hill After paying 25 pesos pax, we were allowed to drive up Lignon Hill Welcome to Lignon Hill ! Sad

Guinobatan Church Revisited 2021

I first visited Guinobatan Church during our 2012 Visita Iglesia. Sadly, I was not yet a full-fledged blogger during those times and I only borrowed my dad's Canon camera so basically, I only took a handful of photos which I later posted in my Guinobatan Church - Albay article dated 2015. Guinobatan Church That's why I made sure to include Guinobatan Church in our 2021 Bicol Road Trip . My wife and I visited this church on the 11th day of the said road trip. Guinobatan Church Details Guinobatan Church can be found in Rizal Street inside the Poblacion of Guinobatan in Albay. The church is formally called the Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Church . The church is believed to have been built sometime in the 1670s. In his essay " Guinobatan and its Church ", Dr. Leonilo Palacio of Guinobatan's Republic Colleges, it was mentioned that the Parish of Guinobatan was already mentioned in written works as early as 1672.  Guinobatan Church - Guinobatan, Albay After be

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