Lamon Bay in Atimonan, Quezon

Lamon Bay Atimonan Quezon Plaridel Lopez Calauag Island Alabat Perez Fishing Coral Reefs Sand Beach Slope Boat Visit Tour Peninsula Butanding Whale Shark Barangay Location Maharlika Highway Kilometer Lamon Bay is located in Atimonan, in Quezon Province. Connecting the northern part of the province to the Pacific Ocean, Lamon Bay bounds Atimonan, Plaridel, Lopez and Calauag and the island municipalities of Alabat, Perez and Quezon. It is a rich fishing ground and the home of various living corals. Most parts of the bay consists of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks and other living corals. It is gradually sloping to the extent that, during low tide, the water level is low enough to allow one to walk as far as 500 m. from the shore. Another added attraction of the bay is the recent sightings of Butanding or Whale Sharks in the area of Atimonan. on is a coastal municipality located 175 kilometers south of Manila. It is traversed by the Maharlika Highway, which extends up to Bicol Region that links the regional and provincial movements to Manila. Atimonan is Continue reading

Lamon Bay in Quezon

Lamon Bay QuezonLamon Bay is a body of water connecting the northern part of Quezon to the Pacific Ocean. It bounds the coastal towns of Atimonan, Gumaca, Plaridel, Lopez, and Calauag, and the islands of Alabat. It is a rich fishing ground and the home of various living corals. Most parts of the bay consist of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks, and other living corals. It is gradually sloping to the extend that, during low tide, the water level is low enough to allow one to walk as far as five hundred meters from the shore. The beaches in the towns of Gumaca and Plaridel are sandy and ideal for swimming. In some parts of the bay, about ten feet from the beach front, are living corals. The town of Lopez has the best colonies of Continue reading

Agta of Alabat Island

Alabat IslandCommonly referred to as Negritos, Agtas do belong to the Negrito ethnolinguistic group. There are many Agta tribes, scattered over Regions I to V in the island of Luzon.The few remaining Alabat Island Agtas are concentrated on the east of Quezon Province in calabarzon Region, mostly on the said island.

Agtas are characteristically short, dark-skinned, kinky-haired, thick-lipped, and small-nosed. Their traditional clothing is tapis (skirt) for women and bahag (breechcloth) for men. Continue reading