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... who told me he was in Puerto Plata to learn Spanish. Really? Why would anyone pick the Dominican Republic as the place to study Spanish? They speak such a fast and sloppy dialect of it in the Caribbean islands compared to the clearer dialect in Mexico and Andean South America. Well, I guess he wasn’t necessarily learning Dominican, and Puerto Plata has nice beaches which Quito and Medellin and Antigua don’t have.
The Teleferico to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, ...
... other beach activities that involve
wind and waves. The town also seemed to have a higher proportion of North
Americans among the tourists than the other resorts in the D.R.
I stopped for a while in Sosua, a busy north coast beach
town with a reputation as a center for sex tourism. Rather than sex, though, it
was the Jewish Museum and Synagogue that were the draws for me. Back in the
late 1930s Dominican ...
... We ended up staying later than expected and by the time we left, it was 7:30. I
knew we had to catch a car back to our apartment, make the 1/4 mile walk from
the drop off and then make dinner. Solution, order a pizza at the small pizza
shop cause they were having a sale, catch the car and go back to the apartment
to eat it. The pizza place was a bit of a walk and by the time we ordered and
the guy cooked our pizza it was well after 8pm and I was more than ...
... to the marina sports bar and had lunch 6 beers, a pepperoni pizza, and a large plate of chips for Pds10 for the both of us,
The marina and hotel and casino has sea-lions, dolphins and sharks all in very large tanks, (separate of course) I don’t condone this, but it has been done nicely
We have decided we may stay a few extra days in the DR.
21/3 After a heavy night the night before we had a chillout day in ocean world and did as little as ...
... reminded me of Puerto Ricon/Costa Rican fare. It was quite good. We sat out by three different pools today. One of the bartenders said it was packed here last week, so we are here at a good time. The grounds are kept up very well, and the pools are clean. But we discovered we still couldn't drink the liquor/gasoline. After an afternoon siesta, we got ready for dinner at Bellini. You ...
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