Karisma Villas Del Mar

Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Minitas, and Dye Fore.
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 27, 2014

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... came back to see her in 10 years. We signed shirts, many kids asking for phone numbers and about novios. Rachel got a wonderful note in English calling her a 'better friend,' and a 'person honey' which we all cherished.
Kayley was the last to say goodbye, and had the sweetest hug for Marybella, the 3 year old who easily befriended each of us.
That was my moment. Making the connections with all of the kids this week has been so world changing to me. But watching ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 26, 2014

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... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!

After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...

Cumpleanos de mi hija

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 25, 2014

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... able to 'immerse' her in the culture or fully 'engulf' her in it. Then they grabbed her by the ankles and whoosh--she was immersed!!


Otto and I had arranged for music, dancing, and cake as well. Then seņor Bro told us the traditional parts of a real quincianera, and the kids decided to enact it the next day.

I'm sure it was her most memorable ...

A Peek at Puerto Plata

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay on Mar 30, 2013

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... sun and refreshments.

That night we ate at a "typical" Dominican style restaurant, El Pilon, which had pretty amazing food. Atlantic red snapper ceviche, grilled steak tampica with rice and beans, and dulce de coco (coconut stewed in milk) for dessert. Naturally, that night we took full advantage of the all-inclusive experience, and spent the majority of the time hanging with the local bartenders at a few of the resort watering holes.

The weather ...

Off to the Hospitals!

A travel blog entry by borndriven on Feb 01, 2011

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... to our 4th year) draw blood for labs. They run their labs to the laboratory. They do vitals on the patient. Basically, they are the nurse. The minute to minute care in the ER, however, is managed by the family member. This was completelly foreign to me. How could there not be any nurses taking care of patients and how could a family member who may have little education be responsible for taking care of a family member?

After seeing the ER, we left back ...

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