Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo
... I’ve met amazing people, both from William and Mary and from the DR, seen amazing things, and experienced a week I will never forget, all on a trip that was meant to benefit others. The people in Guasumita don’t have a lot, but they do live right if sharing has ...
... here. His grave had an inscription saying the year 1507 I think. It was actually a pretty amazing site. It was like a big monument. In the center was the coffin or sarcophagi type thing that was about 4 feet off the ground and then there was a hall that was about 500 feet long with chambers that had the history of different countries around the world. I took a short rest at the hotel an walked ...
... to be told they were having problems with a patient and to come back in 30 minutes). After waiting a little, I just went home. I feel like I should be doing something to help in my last month here, as well as speaking more Spanish.... But everything is so unreliable I want to scream 99% of the time! That basically sums up my last 2 weeks! This weekend is relaxed, but next weekend I will be climbing the highest mountain in the Caribbean! PICO ...
... outside when all the kids were telling me she was here and saw them pull up to the house on horses.
Another weekend there was a "rezo" in Heidi's community, Antonci, so I went to her place for 2 days. When someone dies there is a 9 day "resting" period and on the 9th day is "rezo." From what happened in Antonci for the "rezo" there were 2 activities. Inside the house of the deceased friends/family were crying and when you ...
I don't even know where to begin! I'll try to hit the highlights before anyone gets too bored (you-reading, me-writing). An interesting fact, it's about 10 at night and a torrential downpour just started. It really quiets the place down (no joke, I'll get to this later). Sounds like it's dying down now... I guess that's what you get living on an island!
Ok. Now to try to describe this place. I'll start with the lows and end with the highs- so we can all leave this on ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet