Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo
... something going on a boardwalk area called Juan Baron Plaza. It had food, and a bunch of activities for kids. There were about 15 little battery operated cars they were all riding around. If I was a little kid there I would have been so excited! It looked pretty neat to see them all too.
There were also large photographs, and art project of ...
... br> 9:15am: Touch down in Miami. A blessing in disguise...the early departure left us with a longer layover in Miami than we anticipated.
10:30am: Wheels go up on AA flight 1711, destination Santo Domingo, DR.
1:30pm: On DR soil, clear of customs, and loading 20 people and 30+ bags onto...wait for it...one bus (and a tiny trailer).
2:00pm: The bus ride to Santiago begins, and may I just say that it ...
... that were mean to the volleyball team. I didn't want the youngest and middle team to suffer though, because they did really want to practice and learn.
I had them practicing with the team in Don Juan for a few weeks, but it was too time consuming to walk there and sometimes we'd make the walk to find out practice was cancelled. Then I found a man on the older team in Don Juan to come give practice. It's alright, but there's not a ...
... flags, and a closing ceremony on the National Mall
February 2012: 50th year anniversary celebration for Peace Corps Dominican Republic
BELOW: Article taken from Worldview: The Magazine of the National Peace Corps Association
JFK AT THE UNION: The unknown story of the Peace Corps speech
by: James Tobin
Well after midnight on October 14th, 1960, presidential candidate John F. Kennedy arrived ...
... of an unwelcome surprise for me. I found that the weather was very beautiful in fact it seemed to complement the scenery of the Santo Domingo as I traveled down its avenues. Of which I must state my continual surprise, of course I should mention I have been to Santo Domingo in the past I am still awed at how traffic flows, It seems that traffic lights and stop signs are both an endangered species in Santo Domingo, rarely do cars stop unless absolutely necessary, ...