This year’s birthday trip with Mama is a little bit low-key. Going to Legazpi came quite a surprise, when one of my lector friends gave me vouchers to an Executive Suite with a view of the Mayon Volcano at the Legazpi Oriental Hotel in Albay. I have not been to Legazpi yet so why not? I’ve always wanted to see the majestic Mayon Volcano.
So we did just that, volcano watching for the last three days. Cloudy weather for most of our time there (it even rained this morning) so the peak only showed itself a few seconds.
Can’t really complain though. Mama and I were really pleased with our accommodations at the Legazpi Oriental Hotel. We really did take advantage of the suite and hanged out there most of the time.
Almost Picture Perfect
Mama and I decided to make the itinerary simple. After hearing mass, we went to Cagsawa Ruins park and try to get a glimpse of the volcano’s peak.
I have a feeling that this will be my pic of the year.
One indication that Mama was enjoying the trip is this #selfie.
Our trip will not be complete without eating their famous pinangat (laing). I passed on the Bicol express because Mama is not a fan of spicy food.
I had to try the hotel’s Pili Panna Cotta. It was just ok.
I wanted more of this Mango Short Cake.
We also love DJC’s special halo-halo, but we did not take a pic.
I cannot leave the hotel without taking a quick dip at the pool, however cold the water is. It was drizzling too, so I cannot really stay long. If only Mayon had showed up, this would be perfect.
Pakita ka, Mayon, please.
As mentioned earlier, we love the Legazpi Oriental Hotel. Although contact with them is not easy (their system bogged down) they made it up for excellent service.
From Mama and I, thanks to the staff of Legazpi Oriental Hotel. We really had a fun time in our short stay there.