the home of various living corals. a town near a bay near a buluarte with
gray sand, rocks and living corals., a town where coconut trees is all around
and mountains untouched and protected by a very strong group of people that
are living just around the area.
after 5 hours of Driving (yes, Jen drove straight from QC to Gumaca)
we arrived finally at the town of Gumaca.
May is harvest festival day in the towns of Quezon not just Gumaca
One of the country’s biggest, and most colorful harvest festival is always held
every May 15th, along with the harvest festivals of the towns of Lucban, Tayabas,
Sariaya, and Tiaong. These are the Philippines best known harvest festivals to honor
San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers.
Allan organized a tour for a 3 day event for 2200.00/ pax all in. its very affordable.
but I cant afford to be "absent" in my shop because I wlll loose a lot of income, for the
3 day event. so I decided to just attend one night (Sunday) and leave Monday afternoon.
we traveled separately, Ann and mommy Per catched up, we were lucky to have
hanged out together once more, this is very rare. since they are all busy.
Coming from Manila, Gumaca is the 8th town of Quezon province passing along
Tiaong, Candelaria, Sariaya, Lucena, Pagbilao, Atimonan, Plaridel then Gumaca.
Two more towns on the south, Lopez and Calauag and you'll be right at Bicol
proper, Camarines Norte.
San Isidro Labrador- our patron saint. It is an annual thanks giving of the town
people for the bountiful harvests thus every barangays’ Arches which they called
Buluarte were decorated with various fruits and vegetables. first price is 150k
Perez and Quezon from the mainland; and right behind those islands is the
here are some of the pictures I took during my 1 night stay at h
thanksgiving for bounty harvest. Decorations called “Kiping”, leaf-shaped &
multi-colored rice paste wafers which are used to decorate the facades of the homes
along with fruits and flowers from nature.(this only happens in Lucban)
pahiyas is different from Arana in Gumaca
|credits to Allan P. Martinez for this pic|
|photo by Allan P. Martinez|
a museum, and still manage to live a simple life.
we went to the mayor's office and the Vice mayor toured us around since
the mayor cannot park his car.
fast, economical. and classy