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... who told me he was in Puerto Plata to learn Spanish. Really? Why would anyone pick the Dominican Republic as the place to study Spanish? They speak such a fast and sloppy dialect of it in the Caribbean islands compared to the clearer dialect in Mexico and Andean South America. Well, I guess he wasn’t necessarily learning Dominican, and Puerto Plata has nice beaches which Quito and Medellin and Antigua don’t have.
The Teleferico to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, ...
... 8221; That’s a presidential
quote I’ve heard referred to many times over the years as an explanation for
American support for brutal dictatorships around the world. For some reason I
thought the quote was Lyndon Johnson’s and had something to do with the Vietnam
War, but I recently learned those were actually Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words
and the ******* he was referring to was Rafael Trujillo.
Okay...so the plan was to start this blog at least two weeks before we left, though our story actually started much before that. However, I will save the back-story for a different night, one where I have more energy. Since we have been here almost two weeks, I thought I had better start, or the trip will be over before I ever get around to posting. There is much to tell but I don't want this post to be so long that no one in their right mind would bother to read it. So for the ...
... enjoy being tourists.
On Friday we visited Santo Domingo which was 2 hours away and that was fun! We went on a tour of the city and we got to go into the cave of three eyes! This cave had bats in it and we had to take a boat from one side of the cave to the other side.
The sun is really starting to drain all of my energy and they say this is only spring! Summer starts in June and with the humidity it ...
... lining at a Monkey habit, followed by some up close time with the monkeys. This was terrifying and exhilarating all at the same time, mostly because I don't seem to be very good at Zip-lining.
All in all, the vacation was everything we wanted/expected out of our first time leaving the country on an all inclusive. I would definitely go back, knowing I would have an even better time with the knowledge I gained. Travel Cherry ...
Other places to stay in Puerto Plata
Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata | 5 star hotelfrom $288
- Beautiful, relaxing but out of place
- Excellent Hotel
- LOVED IT!!
Corfresi Beach #2, Puerto Plata | Hotelfrom $188