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Category: Dominican Republic

Comidas Deliciosas

There’s one thing I failed to mention about the Dominican Republic: that the food was pretty darn fantastic. Even little…

Seaside Collectables

The little collection above is what people were trying to sell us on the beach in Punta Cana. We certainly…

Blue Bike

Not quite the Blue Urban Bike program, in the Dominican there were blue bikes peppered around the resorts that could…

Sun, Sand, and Surf

“The beaches in the Dominican Republic are unspoiled Caribbean jewels that sparkle in the island sun. The country boasts almost…

Las Mariposas (Las Hermanas Mirabal)

“Slivers of glass, twigs, and dirt remain caught in the braided length of hair that rests in memorial today in…

Early Morning Meandering

In the mornings I would get up to watch the sun rise and enjoy the tranquility of the beach. As…

Los Centros Turísticos (Resorts)

I find that with the resorts they’re all basically the same except each one has it’s quirks. The last resort…

Los Bichos (the Tiny Beasts)

Sharlene: “What’s wrong with this place?” Chris: “What do you mean?” Sharlene: “We’ve been here almost 4 days and everything…

Los Cocos

“For your own safety do not stay under the palm trees in the gardens, this could be dangerous. Please use…

La Española

“There are great shocks on this vehicle… for 1968.” — Chris A very apropos statement. As it was, we were…

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