Travel Blogs from Cabarete
I have been in the Dominican Republic for nearly two weeks now. Here in Beautiful Cabarete. I have been relaxing, settling in, and getting to know the lay of the land. Tomorrow, however, marks the beginning of the real reason I am here: my work with the Mariposa Foundation. So, as I am doing my last bit of preparation and settling in, I figure I …
So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
This one comes with a brief history lesson! Wahoo!
Four sisters, the Mirabal sisters, were born into a wealthy family during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic (born from 1924-1935). Minerva, one of the sisters, became very involved in the anti-Trujillo revolution. She was even personally sought out by Trujillo and he made several sexual advances towards her. While women were not allowed to ...
... Unfortunately we were introduced to them during orientation week and can't stop ordering them now! I'm also addicted to their iced coffee which was even better when I figured out how to say skim milk! They put a little bit of cinnamon on top and it is just fantastic. They have some Dominican food and some American food so it's great for when I want a break from rice and beans!
... three sisters on the water tower. There was a huge amphitheatre with a butterfly dome over the stage area. There were murals everywhere you looked! The landscape had lots of hills and it was very beautiful!
We arrived at the museum, the house of the Sistes during the last 10 months of their lives.
We payed 20 RD to get a personal tour of the house and the grounds. We waited about ten minutes for the tour to begin as the guide was waiting for ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Carmen Cabarete
A beautiful rooftop terrace with views of the lagoon and mountain ridges.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.