Hostal Riazor

Av. Independencia No. 457, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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I found a roommate!

A travel blog entry by angela_smith


... was flooded and I knew I wasn't making it to Guasumita that night. Thanks to Alicia (amazing volunteer), who lives right BEFORE the bridge, we were able to crash in her house for the night.
Toby, his bed, and I made it to my house at 7:30 AM Wednesday to get ready for my 9 AM English class. We went back June 14th and July 5th for other vaccinations. Now he only needs to go back in November, and after that in 1 year.


All at once

A travel blog entry by fullyfokusd


... houses and then took the car we were picked up in, to another house where we would be staying. The house seemed pretty nice; it was well guarded with three sets of gates just to get in. The house belongs to the family, Carlos’ aunt and grandma live here. Inside is clean and inviting, I have my own room and Milagro insists on making my bed and organizing my ****. Fine by me.

The next morning breakfast was served. Mangu (mashed plantains) , yucca, ...

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by borndriven

... for the guagua out front. We then drove to Cento Leon! Centro Leon is an art museum with the Jimenez cigar factory behind it. These cigars are the most famous of the DR and are made with Cuban tobacco leaves (the seeds were stolen out of Cuba). The museum is huge and is vey modern like museums back home! I hadn't been to a museum in a long time, so it was great going to one! We were late for our tour, so we waited in the gift shop while Leah arranged for another tour. ...

16 hours of Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by angela_smith


... the beep. I introduced myself and helped them out. They didn't know any Spanish and had some Dominican translator the kids had never met. The kids were nervous because they didn't know any of the people and had no idea what they were asking. Pretty much all of the kids know me so I helped translate and organize the lines to pass out gifts.

1st MONTH ACTIVITIES: I usually wake up around 7am because I hear chickens or music from the colmadoes. ...

Up a Mountain

A travel blog entry by enjoytheride


... to live how I live, hang out, and travel. This bus ride, however, was miserable. Because Alex prefered me picking him up at the airport and not taking a taxi himself to meet me, we missed the bus I usually take. One that is much more comfortable, reliable, and has a bathroom on-board. We took a regular, express bus to my site from the capitol that was fine (had AC but smaller seats) until we came to a dead halt. Stopped in the middle of ...


This hotel, located in the Plaza De La Cultura area of Santo Domingo, is near Alcazar de Colon.
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