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... Samana from as high as 1,500 feet. Unfortunately, the heavy rain overnight made me skip the area’s top natural attraction, the Salto de Limon, a waterfall that’s either an hour hike each way along a steep and usually very muddy trail or a guided horse ride trip, and those things scare me. I always think of Christopher Reeve whenever I ride a horse; if a horse could do that to Superman, imagine what one could do to a chubby middle-aged guy like ...
... but there aren’t many ways to
make even a pretty basic living. The settlements all look a little
hardscrabble, but maybe in a warm climate you don’t need much more to survive
than a roof over your head and enough income to buy food. The peninsula is
actually one of the main growing areas for the D.R.’s significant production of
organic cocoa, but growing agricultural commodities usually doesn’t provide
much income for too many people.
Well it's now Sunday and sadly we leave tomorrow. We've had a lovely last day with our time split between the beach and pools and enjoyed lots of lilo fun. We are sad to be leaving because we don't want to have to go back and do thinking and jobs. The only good thing about leaving tomorrow is that the world's most annoying group of Americans arrived last night with unbelievably loud voices whooping and hollering over the most ridiculous things, carrying massive flasks and ...
... music never stops and there is almost no formal seating for free. But it was fun!
I spent the rest of the week doing more of the same, abandoning the Las Terrenas idea. The mood of Las Galeras was so chill and the thought of another four hours of transfers was deterring me. So I moved to the property next door and spent another three nights there. The property next door, Los Coloniales, was owned by a 68 year old French man with ...
Hello from the Caribbean Sea. Tonight we are sailing south south west towards Bonaire.
Today we visited Samana, Dominican Republic. The bay where this city is located is shallow, so there is no dock. The Noordam anchored well away from the city, to avoid the shallow water. Tenders were used today. The water was not as rough today as it was at Half Moon Cay, so getting on and off the tender was much easier.
We were led directly to a tender with ...