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Baypark Atimonan - Quezon

Located at Barangay Zone 1 Poblacion, Atimonan in the province of Quezon, Baypark Atimonan is the newest tourist destination of the municipality.  Baypark Atimonan Baypark Atimonan details As mentioned, Baypark Atimonan is a newly built tourist destination in the municipality of Atimonan . Construction of Baypark Atimonan started in late 2020 and was finished by early 2021. Some even claimed that the park was built in just less than a month. I tried reaching out to its official Facebook page to get information about the park but as of this writing, have not received any response.  Baypark Atimonan - Atimonan, Quezon Others refer to it as Atimonan Baypark I interviewed some young locals during my visit and they referred to Baypark Atimonan as the perfect tambayan  (place to hang out) where they meet friends and spend their afternoons. As a matter of fact, it is common to see groups of teenagers practicing dance moves for their Tiktok accounts. You'd also frequently see lovers w

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

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

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