El Portillo Beach Resort

Address: LG EL PORTILLO, Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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This hotel, located on LG EL PORTILLO, Samaná Peninsula, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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TripAdvisor Reviews El Portillo Beach Resort Samaná Peninsula

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Travel Blogs from Samaná Peninsula

Coco Loco for Cayo

A travel blog entry by azuremyst1984 on Oct 25, 2013

40 photos

... sundries in thatch huts. I found these characters to be a bit pushier than than the usual vendors we'd encountered on previous islands, although I guess I cannot blame them since we were told ours was the first cruise ship to visit the island in 5 months. Being the first of the season would explain my initial thoughts on how there were so many ripe coconuts readily available for so cheap, but enough about the coconuts, I know.

Learning the Facts of Life

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on May 15, 2011


... 8217;s easy for volunteers to get a dog or cat. They can just tell everyone in their site they want one and 1 will magically appear on the front door or there is a nearby place in the capital that will give pets to Peace Corps volunteers. Dogs and cats are not considered friends here. Dogs are to be mean/aggressive to bite intruders and cats are used to kill mice. My project partner’s mom has a dog and last week it had puppies. I had told her ...

6 day visit to 2 year site

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Oct 25, 2010

5 comments, 8 photos

... When I got to my house my hose mom wrote down all the food I liked and didn´t like to eat. I told her I liked avocado, rice, chicken, tomatoes, fried plantatanes, bread with hot chocolate, and all of their juices. The next morning I had a gian pitcher of hot chocolate and bread. I was so happy! To get to the shower I walk through our backyard which has about 20 goats. Every morning I walk outside to the shower in my towl with all ...

Sit right back and you'll hear a tale

A travel blog entry by projectpaz on Feb 21, 2010

9 photos

... over the side. Its important to have one person standing in the back directing people to change positions the whole time in something that sounds like Spanish. Appoint one person to shout “Cola! Cola! Cola!” (Spanish for tail) over and over the whole time. Now is the time to find something wickedly cool to look at but only expose about a tenth of it. Before you expose it, make sure everyone has thouroughly washed their eyes out with salt water so that ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by jayrbird on Oct 26, 2008

1 comment

... food cooked in a shorter period of time. Other benefits are that it will improve health of the family as it has a chimney to direct the smoke upward, requires less fuel which saves the family time and money, and reduces deforestation in the community. This stove is designed to help improve the lives of families who cook on open flame fire between three rocks. In my rural community, many use this cook method or have reverted ...

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