Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
... on my sandwich! Avocado is currently in season and served with meals frequently. The avocados here are HUGE, the pits are as big as the whole avocado in the US!
SquareOne- Our favorite place to hangout is a casual restaurant across from the University called SquareOne (Where I am currently writing this post). It's great for doing homework (or blog posts...) and has the best ...
... have looked down upon Haitians and dark skin. We had a group discussion about racial tensions during orientation week and it was really interesting to learn about the mentality here. Basically, the idea of race doesn't exist here. Dominicans are a mix of Spanish, African, and Taino (native people of the island) heritage. This essentially means some may have very light skin, and some may have very dark skin; but all are ...
... a cow head siting on a table displayed on the sidewalk if you are interested in some cheek meat or tongue. The people are very friendly, you need to say hello to everyone you pass on the street young and old, its what everyone does.
Luperon also has a interesting situation with the local Navy/Coast Guard/Police. It is sketchy. Nobody knows the rules, and everybody wants to exploit them, ourselves included. Why would we want to pay 30 beers to ...
... of ten people, plus our luggage, in the van, so we couldn't buy too much. The nice driver gave us the use of his discount card for the store, and we all piled back in the van. After so many days living with the comforts of a sterile resort - clean toilets, being able to flush your toilet paper, nicely paved roads and sidewalks - even the sounds of the van's struggle were really apparent. I hadn't noticed how much it chugged up those hills ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Tropical House Puerto Plata
Other places to stay in Puerto Plata
MuÃ±oz, Calle Principal # 40, Puerto Plata | Condofrom $12