The Pirate Haven Guesthouse

Calle Arzobispo Merino 356, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo

Chapter One - Santo Domingo - Day 1

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on May 09, 2012

2 comments, 26 photos

... homes of Christopher Columbus and Hernán Cortés, conqueror of Mexico, the Panteon Nacional, and right at the end in its own plaza, the Alcázar de Colón, restored home of Columbus’ son Diego, Governor of the Spanish Indies and Viceroy of New Spain.

Entering the Pantheon, originally a Jesuit church, we are approached by a guide who starts relating the history of all the Dominican heroes, but not being much ...

INCREDIBLY important blog

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Sep 25, 2011

1 comment

... installation of a library. My main help is from the neighborhood committee, a library committee that was formed to help go over the details and timeline, 2 construction workers in the community, and a small group of youth who want to be librarians.

Why is is a Priority
A library is a necessity for the community. Those actively pursuing their education try to make it past 6th grade, after find it ...

Whales, mom, independence day...

A travel blog entry by viajerisima on Mar 03, 2011

... to the colonial zone with the oldest church in the Americas, Columbus's house, and most importantly- Lady's Night (amazing free drinks, in case you've missed earlier posts).   It was a good evening- as we were sitting outside with our drinks, my friend Carlos happened to walk by, so he had a drink and chatted with us for awhile. Thank God he speaks English, because Lo was grilling him about life in the DR!  The next morning Lo came to Bono, my other school. ...

You know it's winter time in Guazumita when...

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Dec 29, 2010

2 comments

...everyone's painting a house, church, or a colmado.

November 25th, 2010-December 29, 2010

HOLDING MY BREATH: After Thanksgiving I headed back and was exhausted from all the Thanksgiving activities. I changed into pajamas and was ready to sleep. However, 5 minutes later my baseball team of 15 teenage boys were at my house. They wanted to change our baseball game with El Cano to the next day (Saturday), instead of Sunday. So I called Zach ...

So it begins...

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Aug 22, 2010

7 comments, 13 photos

... at el colmado, a small gas station-outisde booth type store, underneath my house and everyone shares food and drinks. I sleep under a mosquito net that is hung with hangers, do not use any comforter to sleep because it is too hot, and shower reusing the same bucket of water in the tub because water is scarce here. The internet cafe where I´m writing from is in walking distance, so I will probably write again in a ...

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This hotel is located on Calle Arzobispo Merino 356, Santo Domingo.
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