Portofino Guest House

Calle Hermanas Mirabal #12, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

This is what Caribbean commercials are made off

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 28, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... curtain. I saw a giant hissing cockroach. And it was dangling right above my luggage and all of my clothes. I panicked. I tried to distract myself with a book. I tried to go back to sleep (did I really think that was plausible?). I decided to muster up the courage to walk right by the thing and attempt some yoga. But when I pulled the curtain back further, I saw a second roach, scurrying towards my bed. I must have screamed because Jamie was up, and I went running. My plan was ...

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 27, 2014

10 photos

... factors. I also am sick of the bugs and showers and heat and sweat. ( bikram, you've got nothing on the DR). It's been unstoppable heat, with not a drop of rain this week. The kids have come to rely on my motherliness, hitting me up for advice on earaches, rashes, soreness, female issues, communicating with parents, and other little difficulties that feel big after being a way so long. I'm so glad to fulfill that role, but ironically, despite that I'm the only one around ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 26, 2014

4 photos

We're getting into the routine here. The teens have been magnificent. I've never done a service trip before, but I cannot imagine one going any better.

For those of you who may be over 17 allow me to explain the entry title. Salty means mad. It's how your skin gets when something ruffles your feathers. It's how you feel when someone leaves a taste in your mouth. If you'd like more info, please see seņor Braun, who has gained a full ...

The back-story

A travel blog entry by mollohan on Mar 03, 2014

... and set a great tone, even if I was still scared to death.

Through this whole process, I have told my kids that we are to be obedient, even when we don't necessarily understand why. That is where faith and trust come in, just like when they are young, we expect them to obey, even when they do not understand why. But even as the words were leaving my mouth, my heart felt like I should somehow have a peace and an understanding if this were truly His ...

Luperon Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by philmillard on Apr 01, 2013

2 comments, 13 photos

... and bridget aka Wendy) waving at us, they were supposed to have left at 0600 but obviously hadn’t, we moored alongside and there was a cruiser coffee session on with 6 boats onboard (12 people) we all left 3 hours later and reanchored as 2 boats who had arrived said the waves in the channel were horrendous and they had had a very lumpy journey, we decided to recover and had another chill day, even missing the party ashore to give our livers a break.
30/3 ...

Location

This hotel, located on Calle Hermanas Mirabal #12, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Minitas, and Dye Fore.
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