Quality Hotel Real Aeropuerto Santo Domingo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 8217;t have been easier. I apparently passed through the downtown area in tunnels the express lanes go through on the main road through the city, so I missed it. I seemed to have missed the very slummy areas on the way into town as well. Overall most of the city on the way in was an unappealing mixed density of cheap looking modern buildings and no particular planning. Santo Domingo does have a subway system, or so my guidebooks say. It doesn’t go near the historic area, though, ...
Having thought this last weekend would have been relaxing, I could not have been further from the truth. Having been invited by Freddy to come to a play on Friday, I expected to come along, have a few drinks then head on home at midnight. However, the Dominicans know how to lash, and we ended up leaving at around 3.30am having met a shed load of Colombians.
On Saturday, ...
... who were persecuted by the dictator Rafael Trujillo. Three of the four beautiful women, symbols of Dominican resistance, were assassinated in 1960.
Beside the Obelisk is a plaza full of fast food outlets. This is where the locals come of an evening to have a good time. There is music and karaoke, bicycle and roller skate rentals for children, dark quiet corners for lovers and a lovely view along the brightly lit seafront ...
... of the Americas and walked along the main strip where there are lots of pieces of art, paintings, various types of stores, two Helado Bons/Yogunfruz stores and, of course, chess players, mariachi bands and the occasional table of older men won drinks singing to their own tune! We checked out a store with a ton of Lari mar, but I'm glad I already had all my souvenirs. I was happy to see a lapel pin, but it was 100 RD, so I held out until the next day when I had seen other ...
... purchase a return ticket, hopped on, and here's where the story goes astray. There was a tour guide on the shuttle........and as we headed for town, he warned us of how dangerous it was here and then offered a $5 walking tour of the best sights. Not knowing how dangerous it really was (remember I already had my iPhone stolen), It didn't sound so bad. The problem was he stopped the shuttle before we got to the ...