Beset by traffic problems along the Maharlika Highway, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) opened a 24-kilometer road that connects the provinces of Quezon and Batangas while providing motorists a scenic view of the countryside.
Nestor Cleofas, DPWH Quezon second engineering district chief, said the two-lane concrete highway provided a comfortable and leisurely trip to travelers by skipping the town centers of Sariaya in Quezon, the city center of San Pablo and Alaminos town in Laguna province, and Santo Tomas town in Batangas.
Motorists using the ecotourism road will also ...
There are a lot of popular beach getaways in the Philippines??"from Boracay to Palawan and Cebu??"but did you know that Quezon Province is also home to little pockets of paradise?
Aside from old churches and heritage houses, its sleepy countryside also has a lot of beaches mostly still untouched by major developers. These natural beauties may not be the most accessible, but their cast-away vibe makes it the perfect weekend spot for city dwellers.
1. Alibijaban Island (San Andres, Quezon)
About 8-10 hours ride to San Andres, 20-30 minutes boat ride to the island
This hidden paradise ...
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