Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo
We are travelling on our own again!
Loving the feeling of backpacks on and negotiating exchange rates and taxi fares. We walked away on the taxi drivers' quoted prices at the airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and had them clamouring after us, begging us to reconsider. Finally achieving a driver agreeing to the Local price ( …
... has ended. They had a week to study and take the exam, but pretty much all of them stopped by my house that week and just decided to take it. The test day was May 30th and graduation was June 18th. The class started with 60, the last day there were 30 students, and 18 came to take the test and graduated.
*1st week in August: the 18 that were in the basic course that passed will start a harder class
*1st week in August: 30 people that talked ...
Dale Pa' Alla
All Volunteer Conference Part 2
Posted: 20 May 2011 10:00 AM PDT
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After lunch, we broke up by region. It turns out the Cibao, the region
where my community is located, has so many volunteers that it is ...
Another great weekend... Puerto Plata was mostly just a relaxing atmosphere- beach, food, cards, good conversation, and all of us were completely fine with that- apart from the waterfalls. I'm have to say that the 27 waterfalls hike is the coolest thing I've ever done! Basically you just wear running shoes, a swim suit, a life jacket and a helmet, then set off on the hike (with 2 amazing guides). I would ...
When I First Arrived in the Santo Domingo Airport, The first thing I noticed was how bright it was compared to my Departure site in Florida, where I just experienced a Record low temperature for the month of December. Imagine my surprise as exited the plane to be met with not only the bright sunny sky but its often companion, the humid warm air. Unlucky I was to choose a day to travel when wind was absent from the weather, at least not much of one to have noticed. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Great location to be walking distance to the Unesco Old Town. The hotel is combined with a casino and has a day spa with massage (but did not try). Adaquate breakfast. Free WIFI in room. Mini Bar in room. Only real complaint was while there were two double beds they did make a bit of noise LOL.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.