New Garden Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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... with an elevation of 2,600 feet just inland from the city, is Puerto Plata’s main attraction. I had a great clear morning for it, apparently unusual since the peak is often shrouded in mist. There’s a small botanical garden and a mini version of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue on top, as well as great views of Puerto Plata, the north coast and the Cordillera Septentrional mountain range. They claim it’s the only "teleferico" cable car ride anywhere in the ...
... br> the Jewish refugees who settled there.
Trujillo’s willingness to take in Jewish refugees shouldn’t
suggest he was some kind of benevolent despot or humanitarian. He was
apparently very racist and hoped European immigrants would helped whiten his
country, and his invitation came within years of his 1937 ordering a genocide of
Haitians in the border region, a brutal affair known as the Parsley ...
... the children and for the families who want to provide, but don't have a whole lot of opportunity to do so. Many of them came from Haiti for a better life. Looking around, I have to wonder just how bad things can be for a person to come to the Dominican in search of 'a better life.' They came mostly to work in the sugar cane fields, but the fields have since been shut down. They cross the border illegally, so finding other work is difficult at best, impossible at worst. ...
On my third day in Dominican Republic, I woke up hoping to go to Haiti to visit my dad's cousin named Paul. The bus was canceled and I made a last minute decision to go to Puerto Plata. The man the previous day told me there was nice beaches here and I also looked online on hostels.com and one of the hostels said walking distance from the beach. This was not true. I
walked for an hour looking for the beach and got ...
... spent relaxing in the sun by the pool with drinks in hand. We made a point to check out each of the restaurants on different nights (downfall to this was you had to have reservations which required getting up early and standing in line in order to be sure to get in before they were full up). We were suckered into a Time share presentation, which we didn't realize it was until we were sitting in it. But this also resorted in some ...