Paraiso de Colon
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... who told me he was in Puerto Plata to learn Spanish. Really? Why would anyone pick the Dominican Republic as the place to study Spanish? They speak such a fast and sloppy dialect of it in the Caribbean islands compared to the clearer dialect in Mexico and Andean South America. Well, I guess he wasn’t necessarily learning Dominican, and Puerto Plata has nice beaches which Quito and Medellin and Antigua don’t have.
The Teleferico to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, ...
... 8221; That’s a presidential
quote I’ve heard referred to many times over the years as an explanation for
American support for brutal dictatorships around the world. For some reason I
thought the quote was Lyndon Johnson’s and had something to do with the Vietnam
War, but I recently learned those were actually Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words
and the ******* he was referring to was Rafael Trujillo.
... died, his twin brother was taken to the United States by a family (still don't have the details on that one) and he was living on the streets. He followed this up with the statement, "But God loves me." We were able to connect him with Caitlin and she invited him to attend school. We found out that a man in the community had agreed to let him stay with him so we took him to buy some groceries so he could help provide (the local families are more likely to let the homeless ...
... beach. There are a lot of very run down bars and shops here. Each bar has about 2 or 3 good looking girls sitting outside and they try to lure you in and sometimes want you to pay for sex. I talked to a local and he said every girl in the bar is a prostitute. The bars are literally made out of whatever scraps you can find, but there are a lot of ex patriots here. Some are retired and found a little lady and some started ...
... lining at a Monkey habit, followed by some up close time with the monkeys. This was terrifying and exhilarating all at the same time, mostly because I don't seem to be very good at Zip-lining.
All in all, the vacation was everything we wanted/expected out of our first time leaving the country on an all inclusive. I would definitely go back, knowing I would have an even better time with the knowledge I gained. Travel Cherry ...