Hotel Mango

Arismendy Valenzuela No. 2, Boca Chica, Dominican Republic | Hotel
Prices starting from $38.00
 

Travel Blogs from Boca Chica

From Tres Ojos to Boca Chica

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... of a sham, they charge separately for the rice and fried plantain and put almost a 25% "tax" on top of the bill. The guide ordered lunch and two beers on my tab plus I have to pay for his guide for the day. The lunch bill came out a hefty $61, or DR$ 2500. This is close to 1/2 month salary of how much the typical citizen here eats paid. Well, I guess that is how they make a living by ripping off tourist. I slept for a while on the lawn ...

Update 1: long overdue! Work with my baseball boys

A travel blog entry by la_profe

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... and Venezuela and Cuba too!) who have been scouted for their baseball talent. This is a new initiative and way of stream-lining the up-and-coming players to the major leagues, and was created with the goal of eliminating corruption within the recruitment of new players (at least, that is how it was explained to me). Once the boys have been discovered, they are sent to the "academy," as we affectionately call it…meaning they are sent ...

Livin' La Vida Loca

A travel blog entry by enjoytheride

... situation other than saying "I'll find a way." ON A LIGHTER NOTE: I have been busy recently! With planning projects out, meetings with the mayor and community groups, and living on my own, I don't find myself bored very often any more. Things here still take longer to implement than they do in the states, but it is becoming easier to deal with and I am understand how to work with the people in the community in a way where both of our ideas are satisfied. ...

The end

A travel blog entry by akb2ic

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... season in my mind I need chilly weather, incessant holiday music (in English), obnoxiously large down jackets, and mugs of hot cocoa. Watch out Christmas - here I come. So what's next for me now that my Dominican adventure is over? After I manage to chip my frozen self off the plane in Rochester, I'm putting my head down and focusing on finding a job. I'm planning to move to Washington, DC and find a communications-related position in the human services ...

First Impressions ' Part I

A travel blog entry by hmaclean

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... clean and tidy, but the classrooms are very sparsely equipped...for example, out of all of the classrooms in the 3 schools where I work, only 1 had a map, which was of the Dominican Republic. Neither the students nor the teachers have much in terms of supplies...some chalk boards are ok, but others cannot be written on. The desks are very old and some are falling apart (see pictures!), but the great thing is that the students are ...

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This hotel is located on Arismendy Valenzuela No. 2, Boca Chica.
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