The Palace at Playa Grande

Calle Rio San Juan, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic, Caribbean | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rio San Juan

Being still and letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan


... a four year old who suffers
with a very weak immune system and run a program that feeds between 200-400
children three times a week.

It seems that different things attract different people, but almost unanimously, they have
said that they were attracted by the slower pace of life. At first glance, the
pace doesn't seem all that much slower. In fact, as your zipping in and out of
traffic, feeling a bit like you are in some video game come to life, ...

Overcoming Fears

A travel blog entry by mollohan

Written by Megan.

Most of you may not know this, but I have a fear a fish. I do not know why it started but I just hate being in the water with fish. The last two times our family has gone snorkeling, I stayed on the boat and waited till it was time to go back to land. The thing I hate about my fear of fish is that, I missed that opportunity to share that experience with the people I love most. Fear is one of those things the devil likes to use to ...

The other side of obedience

A travel blog entry by mollohan


... on all
windows and doors. The nicer homes (what in the US would be an average home),
have hired armed guards during the night. What made me want to leave, is that while I was told the place was secure, the reality was that an unlocked gate, about 3 feet high was the only 'security' we had. We had a small lock on our doorknob, nothing that would keep anyone who truly wanted in, out. We slept with tazers for the three nights we were there.
And I use ...

Bad Dominican Habbits: Learning to Love White Rice

A travel blog entry by freegenevieve


... friends about what a big mistake they are making with heir rice choices. So, I am a little less presumida about my food choices. This may have effects on my health, but I doubt a years’ worth of white rice eating really do too much notable damage. And is MSG even really bad for you? Officially turning in my organic food snob carrying card and becoming one step closer to complete cultural assimilation. ...

In the Time of the Butterflies

A travel blog entry by stephbrand


... enough of a threat to the dictator that he had them murdered.

There is now a book and movie about the sisters called "In the Time of the Butterflies".

The house where the sisters lived in the 10 months before their assassination is now a museum that we went to visit. We got to see some of their clothes, their rooms, and beautiful gardens decorated with butterflies. The highlight of the trip, ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Calle Rio San Juan, Rio San Juan.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding