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... with an elevation of 2,600 feet just inland from the city, is Puerto Plata’s main attraction. I had a great clear morning for it, apparently unusual since the peak is often shrouded in mist. There’s a small botanical garden and a mini version of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue on top, as well as great views of Puerto Plata, the north coast and the Cordillera Septentrional mountain range. They claim it’s the only "teleferico" cable car ride anywhere in the ...
It’s another day so that means another destination. Ever
From Samana I spent the day travelling west along the
Dominican’s north coast to Puerto Plata with many stops along the way. The potholed
two-lane road follows the coast most of the way with some detours inland
through congested towns like Nagua and Gaspar Hernandez, so it was kind of slow
My breakfast en ...
... all my right minded friends, I will give a somewhat brief synopsis and hopefully, expand at a later date.
We arrived here on Monday, Feb 17th after an amazing (but exhausting) weekend trip to NY...a trip taken with our middle school youth group (some of the greatest people I know). Fifty plus of us spent 4 hours on a bus and two days learning about and worshiping Jesus Christ. It is worth a blog post alone but I digress.
So we arrived in the Dominican very ...
... 100 degrees!
On Sunday it was Mother's Day here in the Dominican Republic. Here, mother's day is as big as Christmas so there were lots of people at my house and we had a huge dinner and 2 cakes for dessert. I really enjoy talking with the family members about what they think about the United States and people from the United States.
I will just be loading a few pics on here and the rest will be on ...
This was both mine and my Husband's first time out of the Country. It was a somewhat spur decision, having found a good deal a month before and deciding to do it. We didn't know what to expect but got lots of advice from others - don't leave the resort, don't eat the ketchup, etc. I was blown away by the beauty of the place as soon as we arrived. The Airport was a little unnerving, being hustled through customs with a lot of ...