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Puerto Plata is the main city on the D.R.'s north coast and was named by Christopher Columbus when he explored the area in 1493. The harbor is guarded by Fortaleza San Felipe, one of the oldest forts in the New World. Some parts of the town are a little ramshackle but in other areas Victorian houses have been nicely renovated so the center part of town including the Parque Central and cathedral are pleasant to stroll through.
I decided to spend the night at Villa Carolina, a hotel ...
... br> which as many as 15,000 Haitians were hacked to death with machetes. The action
got its name because the troops held up a sprig of parsley (persil in Spanish)
and determined whether or not to kill a person based on how he or she
pronounced the word. French-speaking Haitians could not make the rolling-R
sound the way Spanish-speaking Dominicans would be able to.
“He may be a *******, but he’s ...
... that, it was eye opening to realize that).
I'm grouped each day with 5 wihi kids (Kayley, Annalise, Sophie, Caleb, Michael) and 14 Dominican kids age 8-10 (whose unusual names I'm still learning to pronounce and spell). We also have three 20 year old Kansas University students (Adrian, Natalie, and Courtney) that stay in my group. With the exception of the Dream directors that we see occasionally, Jon (who just turned 40) and ...
Got up early for an adventure farther inland to tour the beautiful Ciguapa Falls. David came with us and we were joined by a funky German couple, Julia and Anis. The tour included two classic Dominican meals and an exhilarating hike through the countryside. We got to pick passion fruit for a snack on the way up to the falls. The whole trip was an amazing experience that got our adrenaline pumping and had us all exhausted by ...
... gifts for free which was awesome. Definitely worth the 15 minutes of attention they asked from us. We were too timid to leave the resort, minus the excursions we signed up for. We went on boat ride out to Paradise island and snorkelled with the Monkey fish, a very fond memory!! (IF you don't have an underwater camera, spend the $5 to buy one, wish I had!!). This also included a stop at a Vigar factory which was interesting. We also ...