Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
John met us today, thanked us for all of our work, and said "today is all about you relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the Dominican."
It was exactly what I needed to hear after a terrible start to the morning. Most days, I'm getting only 6 hours of sleep, and am totally fine with that; staying up late sharing life stories with Jamie, waking up early to fit in some yoga on my beach facing balcony.
But this mornings yoga started with a glimpse of a blob ...
Running on the beach in 30 degrees heat and 90% humidity is hard work!!!
I ran barefoot once, sprint training in the soft sand...it was a mistake as all of my toes blistered.
I can only run on the weekend and it is tough running on the sand but I am glad that I can run ...
... sharing are not
something they seem to grasp. Even with the older kids, it was difficult to
pass out markers or scissors for a table. Everyone wanted their own and even if
they were not using a marker, they would hold it in their hands, unwilling to
let someone else use it. My first thought was that I could not imagine a world
where you have to hold so tight to that which you feel is yours, because it
might be taken away. But then I realized, I can ...
... the water was cool and very refreshing in the heat of the rainforest, and we then took about 40 minutes swimming, jumping and sliding down a range of cataracts through a beautiful gorge, it was invigorating and incredible fun, it would be fantastic to have a good waterproof camera to record it all as it is impossible to describe some of the curled water shoots and slides and the caverns under 100ft cliffs, Awesome. We then had a buffet lunch at the facility and ...
Today was fairly sunny for the most part. The clouds rolled in during the late afternoon, but not after we got in some good sun time.
We got up at 7:30 and went to eat breakfast at The Pearl. The food was decent. As long as I have some fresh fruit, bread and coffee, I'm good. Juan Carlos (not really his name), the time share guy who checked us in yesterday, hunted us down ...
Other places to stay in Puerto Plata
Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata | 5 star hotelfrom $288
- Beautiful, relaxing but out of place
- Excellent Hotel
- LOVED IT!!
Corfresi Beach #2, Puerto Plata | Hotelfrom $188