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Lamesa Ecopark

June 5, 2011
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We were able to visit one of the greenest places around Metro Manila during our summer vacation. The place is quite near to hubby’s home (QC) – where we stay at when we’re at the Metro. It just took us longer to find it because we have to thread a village and the people we asked weren’t as helpful.


Anyway, the place is really green…lots of trees and greeneries. A big pool (which was unfortunately closed when we got there), small ponds, and a playground for kids are some of the featured amenities.


The place also has lots of color-coded trash cans .

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We went nature tripping there but our main purpose was to horsebackride. ^_^ The kids requested for it when we were still at my mom’s place (Cavite). We even had a photoshoot for my kuya’s pre-nuptial photos opposite the Taal Vista Hotel but never got the chance to ride the horses. So to keep our promise we took them here for the experience.

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They were each allowed a ride on a pony, all three really delighted. A ride costs 50 Php, I think. Had we the time, they could have had more rounds but rain was looming in so we had to leave soon.

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I do recommend a visit to this park. It’s a diferent environment so to say for kids who are used in a busy, buzzling city. Though the park is in the city, the greeneries would make you think otherwise. It’s also a fun way to learn the names of the trees. They have those markers to certain trees and I remember Kakawate from my childhood, the trees we often pick the leaves of just because they’re abundant. (Now I know better of course, wouldn’t pick out the leaves anymore, hihi.)

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  1. wow! thanks for sharing. I would love to visit this place in my next vacation 🙂 MY GREEN MONDAY HEREe

  2. I have heard so much about this park but still have not had the chance to visit. I hope we have more time to explore next time we are in metro Manila.

  3. That’s a really good place to check out to be close to nature! 🙂

    I have several GREEN SCENES which I’ve captured while in motion. I hope you can visit me at my page! 🙂

  4. It is nice to know that there is still an EcoPark in the heart of Manila, I hope that they can maintain the park… I feel sorry that Ninoy Aquino Wildlife Park was in a sorry state 🙁

  5. wow, so nice. I wish i can try horse back riding too. Thanks for joining.

    Continue your Green Living Ideas

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