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Lamesa Ecopark

By on 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.

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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.

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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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