Hotel Astoria

Calle 20 Deciembre n 2, Boca Chica, 18038, Dominican Republic | Hotel
Prices starting from $59.00

Travel Blogs from Boca Chica

From Tres Ojos to Boca Chica

A travel blog entry by andrewy


... quite annoyed with the aggressive hawking, can get a moment of peace here. There are plenty of dark skinned Haitian lady's walking around soliciting sex.... They really grossed me out. I made a mistake of ordering some expensive local lobster cooked Creole sauce. It was good but the two lobsters are so grossly small they barely filled my stomach, if it wasn't for the rice, I would have walked away still hungry. The guide and the restaurant ...

Update 1: long overdue! Work with my baseball boys

A travel blog entry by la_profe


Well it has been several months since my last update…much has happened since the last installment (and hence why it has taken me so long to post). Anyway, I figured I would share the more interesting aspects of the last couple of months in a few new postings, starting with my job teaching the baseball kids.

As some of you may know, my main reason for coming back to the DR was to take this job working with boys from all over ...

Livin' La Vida Loca

A travel blog entry by enjoytheride

... girlfriend since he doesn't have the money. He spoke of the materials he would need and how, as a Peace Corps Volunteer, he knows that I can help him because it's my calling; it's why I'm here. It was hard to swallow because I don't have the money to give him on a Peace Corps stipend and I don't know how to go about getting materials for his house. He's a great friend that has helped me with my house and my feeling safe here, so I did not how to ...

The end

A travel blog entry by akb2ic


... of December will be a tremendous shock to my very warm blood, I'm excited to come back in the thick of the Christmas season. Dominicans take decorating for Christmas very seriously (two people at World Vision did nothing but decorate the office for a solid week), but I just couldn't get into it with Christmas trees next to palm trees and fake snowflakes hanging in tropical breezes. Christmas has always been a cold weather event for me, so for it to truly be ...

First Impressions ' Part I

A travel blog entry by hmaclean


... in the morning or in the afternoon. The classes that I work with are all in the mornings, so I alternate between 3 schools every second day. Each school is in a different batey (sugar cane settlement), and they all are painted the same because they are government-owned buildings. All of the students are required to wear a uniform that is the same throughout the country, but not all families can afford them, which is a problem. The schools ...

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