Hotel Ballenas

Address: Samana Las Galeras , Samaná Peninsula, 809, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Samana Las Galeras , Samaná Peninsula, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Samaná Peninsula

    Samana, Dominican Republic

    A travel blog entry by buddyp on Nov 18, 2013

    23 photos

    ... worse, especially in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Typical in Latin America most houses are only partially finished. Many do not have glass windows, just metal or wooden shutters. Roofs are corrugated metal. Yards are open soil and an eroded mess. I can’t imagine what they use for sanitation. There is little work, as evidenced by men hanging around with nothing to do. I’m not smart enough to know the answer, but we should never take for granted the quality ...

    "Playa, Sol, Arena y Bondad"

    A travel blog entry by jenn.alas on Jan 10, 2013

    25 photos

    ... we had WIFI, i was SOOO happy...
    i uploaded pictures, call my parents and texted Austin ( I was missing him like crazy)

    The pastor was nice enough to give us mangos and i was in heaven, his wive made food for us and it was delicious i even did my happy dance (if you know me, you know i dance when I'm about to eat something delicious)

    PS. Now it was time to go back to the cruise aka living the high life


    Learning the Facts of Life

    A travel blog entry by angela_smith on May 15, 2011


    ... people were playing dominoes, benches put out so people could talk, and people making tea/coffee for everyone. People were going to stay there the whole night and sleep outside his house wherever they could find a spot. I had thought about it, but decided not to be because I had to wake up at 6am. They told me it was so no one would steal the coffin. It didn’t matter to me why everyone spent the night outside his house. I just sat and ...

    16 hours of Thanksgiving!

    A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Nov 24, 2010


    ... important here because it is with family, and Christmas Day is to party. Their Christmas is either rainny or sunny. My 1st Christmas away from home with no snow. New Year's volunteers head to Cabarete (tourist beach town in the north) to hang out and celebrate on the beach.
    -Pictures for this blog will be up later. My friend has my camera for a project.
    -My host family gets its income by having my 2 brothers go work in the cacao fields and raising chickens to ...

    Trip to Samaná...and a pig roast!

    A travel blog entry by hmaclean on Nov 24, 2008

    11 photos

    ... might as well be jumps!) and too many pot holes and dirt sections of road to count. However, when we finally descended into the valley and the town, it was clear that it was well worth the drive! Samana is a small town in an inlet off of the Atlantic Ocean, and it is apparently quite a tourist area for cruise ships, which I didn't realize. There is a small island in the bay, which you can pay to go to, and apparently there are beautiful beaches ...