Travel Blogs from La Romana, Dominican Republic

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Feb 04, 2012, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Feb 04, 2012

A travel blog entry by tilman

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Going back to my roots in La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Going back to my roots in La Romana

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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THE CARIBBEAN CRUISE CONTINUES As part of the same cruise that took me to the Bahamas, I also visited the wonderful La Romana, Dominican Republic. Being back in my country on my own terms was beautiful. My favorite stop, aside from the rich Casa de ...

Cigars and interesting art colony, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Cigars and interesting art colony

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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Map of Dominican Republic: La Romana & Casa de Campo   . . . . . . . . .. . . . .   JAN 10, La Romana: This is the only cruise line optional tour Alexander and I participated in on this trip, and at $55, it was a bargain.   Another ...

First official step into the DR, Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic travel blog

First official step into the DR

A travel blog entry by peterhbudd

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Arrived in the DR - a little scared by our surroundings.  There was some kind of industrial area along side of the ship - a strange mix of beauty and ugliness.  Lots of people just stayed on board the ship.  Malcolm even secretly told me ...

Let the games begin, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

Let the games begin

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... was stated as starting at 6pm, at 8pm not even the couple had arrived and there was just a handful of people. This is Dominican time! By 9pm more people had arrived and the dinner got underway. It was presented by GVG Group of Guaymate Volunteers who the ...

Take me to the River, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

Take me to the River

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... , there are fields everywhere you look, and seem to go on forever. All of which has to be cut down and is sent by train to La Romana.    When we got to the river, two of the girls started on the traditional stew called 'sancoche' whilst the guys ...

Avslutningsuken på turen med lux & sus & dus, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Avslutningsuken på turen med lux & sus & dus

A travel blog entry by hegetage

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... vår, vi vil nå virkelig skjemme oss, og bli skjemt, bort! Etter mye leting finner vi den perfekte, for oss, plassen i La Romana på sørøstkysten av den Dominikanske Republikk. All inclusive 5-stjerners lukter også sterkt av saueflokk, men med ...

BIRTHDAY, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

BIRTHDAY

A travel blog entry by vicky17

Today's my birthday and the group wished me happy birthday this morning. Then we had a pretty intense meeting.After this, I spoke with Mum, Dad and my sister. I opened the cards from them and also the present from one of my friends which was a magnetic ...

Bayahibe - Playa Dominicus, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Bayahibe - Playa Dominicus

A travel blog entry by theoskaribik

Wir nehmen uns ein Taxi und fahren nach Bayahibe zum Baden. Wir geniessen das Wetter und das karibische Meer. Nachmittags Sonnenbaden auf dem Pooldeck. Abends Welcome-Party für die Neuen. Wir sind jetzt in die Liga der erfahrenen Kreuzfahrer ...

From rain to snow to sun, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

From rain to snow to sun

A travel blog entry by vicky17

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... and the room I had rented was definitely a welcome sight! The next day, Saturday afternoon, I finally managed to arrive in La Romana, a little tired and slightly confused what time of day it was but nonetheless happy to have gotten there with my ...

Another World, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

Another World

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... touristy and as though I was in a different country almost. It was a nice change but felt completely separate from anything remotely Dominican. Went for a refreshing swim and just laid back on one of the millions of sunbeds on the beach and read my ...

More Gaga, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

More Gaga

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... other 2 friends stayed in Guaymate at the charity. We chatted all evening about different things, mainly about what Chile is like and Dominican Republic.It was really nice to chat to them, and felt my Spanish had improved. Went to bed early as we plan ...

Stuck in the mud, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Stuck in the mud

A travel blog entry by bearethere

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Lovely resort. Nice room. The best part was the Oceanview from my balcony. We did an excursion to Saona Island.There were starfish in the water at a shallow area where we stopped.  The ride in was on ...

Apr 25, 2003, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Apr 25, 2003

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Arrivee en Republique Dominicaine, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Arrivee en Republique Dominicaine

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Arrivee a La Romana ou se trouve l'aeroport. Des qu'on sort de l'avion on sent la chaleur humide nous envelopper.. Sur la route voyons des gens danser et chanter en procession, bien cool... Installation a l'hotel Bavaro et premiers ...

Surprise!, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

Surprise!

A travel blog entry by vicky17

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Woke up this morning and went to the kitchen to find the cat had pooped in the ...

BEACH!, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

BEACH!

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... the 2013 activities report, with formatting and the budget report.  Today I went to the beach with Yudelka. We took a guagua to La Romana and then a smaller guagua to the beach.When we arrived there was very few people there. It isn't a touristy ...

Birmingham - Dominican Republic, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Birmingham - Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by katie.forsyth

... was fast due to tail winds - only 8 hours!!  It was made bearable by playing Who wants to be a Millionaire and watching the new 'Brideshead Revisited'. Landed in hot and sunny Dominican Republic at 2pm - we are 4 hours behind everyone in the ...

La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

La Romana

A travel blog entry by carlosjeremy

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Fui a ir en el autobus a la Romana. Fui a ver los edificios de viejo. Fui a comprar en la comercial de la Romana. Fui a comer en los restaurantes bien. Fui a comer chuleta al carbon. Fue muy bien. Fui a quidar en Hotel Casa del Mar. Fui a sacar ...

First glimpse of Bateyes, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

First glimpse of Bateyes

A travel blog entry by vicky17

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When I first arrived in La Romana I was greeted by 4 very friendly volunteers holding up a sign 'Bienvenidos Vicky a Republica Dominicana'. Before going straight to Guaymate they first showed me the bateyes. They all explained to me how the sugar company ...

A visit to the bateys, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

A visit to the bateys

A travel blog entry by vicky17

In the municipality of Guaymate there are 7 divisions each containing about 10 bateys, making a total of approximately 70 bateys in the surrounding area - some easier to get to than others. Today we visited Los Tocones batey where Eduardo and Yoni live, ...

Settling In, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Settling In

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... the volunteer manual in spanish and settling in. The evenings are quite quiet here. On Saturday I went with Lilo to the nearest city La Romana to get some food shopping. Went by guagua which is their bus service where you can get on and off whenever you ...

No. of Dominicans converted to Arctic Monkeys: 1, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

No. of Dominicans converted to Arctic Monkeys: 1

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... about music and I introduced him to the Arctic Monkeys, he loved their first album and Teddy Picker, slowly converting the whole of Dominican Republic to Arctic Monkeys fans! He then showed me the genre 'Dembo' which is a really fast-paced sort of latin ...

Amazing vacation, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Amazing vacation

A travel blog entry by lucia1964

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Dominican Republic, La Romana  Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic travel blog

Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by nyllyn

Dominican Republic. We stayed at Casa De Campo in La Romana. Lovely hotel with nice beach. Enjoyed the Spa very much. My hubby loved the golf course at Casa de Campo's four Pete Dye designed golf courses play among the finest courses found anywhere. The ...

Dominican Republic - again., La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

Dominican Republic - again.

A travel blog entry by katie.forsyth

Changeover day on the ship, so we just walked round the town - clearly not a holiday ...

La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic travel blog

La Romana

A travel blog entry by diegoargentina

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GAGA - not Lady Gaga, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

GAGA - not Lady Gaga

A travel blog entry by vicky17

Today the volunteer from the Capital and two of her friends came to visit to see the Gagá festival. It is a Haitian festival which takes place at Easter, starting a week before Good Friday, during the evenings before Good Friday and then during the ...

For once I'm Spanish and not American!, Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

For once I'm Spanish and not American!

A travel blog entry by vicky17

Went to buy a drink at the little colmado opposite. A guy sitting outside overheard me asking for an orange juice and asked me if i was spanish! I replied 'No, I'm English.' He said, 'oh well you speak Spanish well.' Thank you shop ...

I'll never again be annoyed when..., Guaymate, Dominican Republic travel blog

I'll never again be annoyed when...

A travel blog entry by vicky17

...someone calls me Victoria instead of Vicky.                                                           ...

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