Hotel Villa de las Americas

Av. Las Americas No. 84, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo

Chapter One - Santo Domingo - Day 1

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... architectural style compared to the great cathedrals of Peru and Mexico, but it impresses because it was only twenty years earlier that Christopher Columbus had discovered this island and claimed it for Spain.

A little hungry and wanting to try Mofongo, we wander back towards the restaurant we had passed earlier. Meanwhile we are accosted by another hawker who offers to escort us. Unexpectedly the original tout ...

Last Blog before STL!

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... had left Tuesday morning, they got seen Tuesday afternoon (told they had hernias), and put on the schedule to get operated on Thursday, and we headed back home Friday morning. I had to leave them on their own Wednesday and help translate, but I told them wherever they wanted me to be Thursday I would be there. I could tell all 4 were nervous.
The mothers just asked if I could be in the room when their sons were getting operated on. I ...

Whales, mom, independence day...

A travel blog entry by viajerisima

... with some Germans and canadians- I even have a battle wound on my knee to prove it!  Later on, after we had "checked out," I say it like that because w still had our bracelets and continued to hang out/eat for several hours after 1 while our stiff sat at the front desk, Lori got her only souvenir of the DR- an awesome French manicure!   There is quite the story behind this... First, all beaches here are littered with people selling food, trinkets, ...

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... 1932, "because of the problems which press upon the United States, and the opportunities which will be presented to us in the 1960s, which must be seized."
Then he asked his question:
How many of you who are going to be doctors are willing to spend your days in Ghana? Technicians or engineers: how many of you are willing to work in the Foreign Service and spend your lives traveling around the world? On your willingness to ...

So it begins...

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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DC ORIENTATION: Wed August 18th, 2010
I started my trip by having 1 day in DC. On the plane from Chicago to DC I was spotted out as a PC volunteer. I had to dress in business attire and another volunteer who had already gone in 1996 and was going again recognized me. We arrived in DC at the hotel as another group was leaving for Kazikstan. We had skits, a workbook to fill out, and icebreakers to get to know our ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Villa Duarte area of Santo Domingo, is near Alcazar de Colon.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Villa de las Americas Santo Domingo

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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