Monday, July 4, 2011

Road trip : Balayan, Batangas

Balayan (was derived from Old Tagalog word balayan, which means walk past the paddy from a basket to another and carry or accomplish anything with the tip of any batten. Other possible source is from the Old Tagalog word balayang, which means-wood, as old natives used to call this town up to the present.) is one of the oldest town in  Batangas officialy founded by the Spaniards in 1578. Prior to Spanish Colonization, it was already inhabited by the descendants of the two Bornean datus who settled in this place.
Significant events includes the Parada ng Lechon (every June 24) and the Feast of Immaculate Conception celebrated every December 8 of a year. Widely known products originating from the area include the Bagoong Balayan.

-Some of the Philippine Ancestral House ("Bahay na bato") can be 
found here in Balayan as photos shown below-

-Balayan Baywalk found in the seaside of Balayan bay also 
attraction on this place not exactly a replica of Baywalk in Manila-

1 comment:

  1. like this place... nakapunta na ako dito... last year... ehehehe ganda ng lugar lalo na sa hapon :)


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