Travel Blogs from Cabarete
Got up early for an adventure farther inland to tour the beautiful Ciguapa Falls. David came with us and we were joined by a funky German couple, Julia and Anis. The tour included two classic Dominican meals and an exhilarating hike through the countryside. We got to pick passion fruit for a snack on the way up to the falls. The whole trip was an amazing experience that got our adrenaline pumping and had us all exhausted by ...
... about that. What makes a country poor? Was it lack of street lights and and public transportation? The unbearable presence of prostitution? I couldn't tell, but I knew that, sitting on the lighted , tourist riddled beach of Cabarete, I did not feel like I was in the poorest country I have ever seen. I refuse to use the iceberg analogy for personal reasons, but I will say this: I think a very important lesson I am learning around approaches of sustainable development is that ...
After a failed attempt to find Vacabar the day before we finAlly had directions and it was time for a great meal. When we arrived at the Agualina we walked out toward the beach and there it was....we found our own little Mecca. We were greeted with a huge smile from the owner, Cami, and a tail wag from her little dog Charlie. This was likely the best breakfast of our trip. We started with fresh squeezed juice and coffee. From there we had French toast, ...
... and some source of entertainment, all four of us
quickly began to scan the perimeter. Freddie was nowhere to be found. I later
found out that he was likely supporting a prize rooster in a pastime that
rarely welcomes women. The following dawn, however, I asked him over a cup of
heavily sweetened coffee if he had disappeared to go play Dominoes. He replied that he hadn’t, but there would be a game tonight. Sensing my interest, he ...
Dale Pa' Alla
Hanging With Dave Part 4
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 02:25 PM PDT
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Some sweet counterfeit New Balance 574's I copped at a store in town
As I was leaving, I noticed I had a text from Sabrina. It ...