Avilon, the Second Time Around

The first time I visited Avilon Zoo a couple of years back, I really loved the experience!

Welcome to Avilon Zoo

Yesterday (April 5), together with some friends from work, I spent a whole day at Avilon Zoo for the second time, and boy, I had a wonderful time! As they say, the second time is always sweeter, well in this case, much, much better than the first since a lot of improvement had been done by the administration of the zoological park (and still doing more until now, kudos to them).

Unlike my first visit, our small group didn’t hire a tour guide. Since I’ve been there before, maybe I’ll just be the tour guide (minus the explanation about the animals, of course! πŸ˜€ ). Avilon Zoo is a seven hectare park and it’s fun to get lost at such a big place when you’re with carefree, good-tempered people. Nobody complained about all the walking, the heat or to those who arrived a little late. All of us just had fun! And I’d like to share just how much fun we had.

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20 Responses to Avilon, the Second Time Around

  1. hitokirihoshi ay nagsasabing:

    agree… agree…zoo terrific!!!

    Salve: basta sama ka uli sa next na lakad. kung hindi, kakaladkarin ka namin! πŸ˜€

  2. Conrad ay nagsasabing:

    You have fun and you learn too. Absolutely a recommended family activity.

    Salve: highly recommended, indeed! Where’s our next adventure? πŸ˜€

  3. brainteaser ay nagsasabing:

    Why was I not invited? Sure, you were with your officemates, but you could have introduced me as your overprotective grandma! Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmpppppppppppppp!

    At hhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmpppppppppppppppppppp! pa!


    Girl, let’s post this dun sa travel blog natin! Dali!

    Hmmmmmpppp pa rin.


    Salve: Sherma, I can always tour you around, anytime. Isama natin mga kids.
    Sige, girl, post mo to sa travel blog. πŸ˜‰

  4. Eunice ay nagsasabing:

    count me as one of your blog admirer na! i’m enjoying your adventures and feeling ko kasama na rin ako sa mga lakad mo! πŸ˜‰ thanks for giving us(your viewers) ideas on where to go and enjoy our own country, Philippines.


    Salve: Hello, Eunice! May fan na pala ako. πŸ˜€ Thanks for visiting again. I’m glad you like my blog and you find it helpful. I’ll try my best to post more places na pwedeng puntahan. Thanks again!

  5. paolo ay nagsasabing:

    those are really great photos too.. mukhang masaya tlga.

    Salve: hi, paolo! thank you for viewing my site and appreciating the photos. masaya sa avilon.

  6. VF ay nagsasabing:

    Oist Salve, laki naman ng pusa mo ateng! Sana, if there is life after death, gusto ko, magiging pusa mo ako. Siguro, mabait kang amo ano?

    Hek hek hek!
    Salve: VF, gusto ko na ngang iuwi `yang ‘kuting’ na yan at ang bait. Saka ko na lang isosoli pag malaki na. πŸ˜€
    Sige, ikaw ang pusa ko pag na-reincarnate ka. hehehe. pakakainin kitang maraming daga!

  7. Ed ay nagsasabing:

    cute little tigers,…. you can buy domestic ones that are all shiny spotty coated, I think you call them Bengal cats or something….

    Salve: The baby tiger’s really cute, Ed. I can’t forget how good it felt cuddling it. I might just consider buying the domestic one. πŸ™‚

  8. Rhapsody ay nagsasabing:

    wow i like that. getting close with them… kahit nakakatakot at baka mabaho sila eh okei lang… ang cute nila!

    Salve: Trained naman sila, sis, kaya di nakakatakot. Nasa malapit lang lagi yung caretakers nila at ia-assist ka kung gusto mo silang lapitan o kargahin. Yung tiger nga, parang baby lang pagkarga sa kanya. πŸ˜€

  9. VF ay nagsasabing:

    “MOUSsE au chocolat?

    Yummiii or shall I say Meowiiiiiii! hehehe

    Oist, dalhin mo ako dun ha. Sama natin si Simang para makita siya nung X nia, yung nakaakbay sa yo hehehe!

    Salve: Not mousse au chocolat, VF. Daga talaga. pwede ring may chocolate coating kung type mo. hehehe

    Dalhin ko kayo dun ni ate simang. mag-reunion sila. πŸ˜€

  10. WITCHY ay nagsasabing:

    wow…sarap naman dyan ms salvee.
    I’m in Davao right now kaya bihirang makadalaw sau.
    Promise to visit you often when I’m back in GenSan…
    Hey, kamukha mo si Angelie Pangilinan pala.. yung wife ba ni Garry V.

    Salve: At may kamukha pa pala ako ngayong celebrity, witchy. hehehe
    Pag naluwas kang Manila, pasyal mo si Bien dun sa zoo. Enjoy talaga ang mga kids dun. πŸ™‚

  11. raft3r ay nagsasabing:

    astig yun mga animals
    makabisita nga dyan minsan
    thanks 4 the travel tips!

    Salve: sige, raft3r visit ka sa avilon. ganda talaga.

  12. kengkay ay nagsasabing:

    huy, saan yan? ang ganda ah.

    Salve: Nasa Montalban Rizal po ang Avilon Zoo, ms. kengkay. Dalhin mo ang mga bagets mo dun pagbalik nyong Pinas. πŸ˜€

  13. tet ay nagsasabing:

    Enjoy talaga lalo na bagets ko…

    Salve: Oo nga. Sobrang enjoy si Ira. Buti na lang sinama mo. πŸ™‚

  14. MisyeL ay nagsasabing:

    wow, mukhang maganda dyan. plus you have a chance to cuddle those animals. ang kyut ng pics mo with the baby tiger, love it sis!

    Salve: Cuddling the baby tiger was one of the most memorable experience talaga, sis. Kung pwede nga lang iuwi ko na yun. πŸ˜€

  15. ate beauty ay nagsasabing:

    hoy parang may kamukha yan dito sa amin, hayaan mo padalhan kita ng koala at kangaroo to put it there sa zoo. kisses from Ja.Missed everyone over there…..mhuah

    Salve: Pwede kayang alagaan sa bahay yung koala at kangaroo? yung kangaroo, pwede sigurong ride papuntang office. iwas traffic. hehehe πŸ˜€

  16. ate beauty ay nagsasabing:

    Hi ate Vhie,
    I like the the baby tiger. I wish I can visit there one day. But hope you will come over here too to be with us.
    Love Janaya Rosse.

    Salve: Hi, Ja! Me, too, I liked the baby tiger very much. When you visit the Philippines again, I’ll bring you there. I do hope I’d be able to go to Australia and see you guys. πŸ™‚

  17. paolo ay nagsasabing:

    hello salve. it’s paolo from the online business magazine regarding our blogging project. you had previously said that you were gonna dig through your site for your best article. Just wanted to remind you to submit the link by Friday.

    I really hope you could participate. Thanks. =)

    Salve: done na po, paolo.

  18. sonnetshaven ay nagsasabing:

    mare, ang lambing ni louie kay mommy tet ah, hahaha! Naku, Sonnet’s going to enjoy siguro pag dinala ko dyan:)

    Salve: Na-miss kasi yata ni Louie si “mommy” nya e. πŸ˜€
    Siguradong mag-eenjoy si Sonnet pag pinasyal mo sa Avilon.

  19. raft3r ay nagsasabing:

    i’ll bring my nieces there

    Salve: they will surely enjoy the zoo, raft3r. πŸ™‚

  20. witchy ay nagsasabing:

    Ayy…mag eenjoy si Bien dyan sigurado.Sana nga makapunta.~winks~

    Salve: i’m sure, mag-eenjoy dun si bien. πŸ™‚

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