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... so kindly alluded to in his recent blog entry) and I'm bringing one myself when i leave THIS FRIDAY! There's still so much to do. I finally found a portable steamer so I don't have to iron clothes (least favorite chore) and converted some dollars to pounds so i can buy groceries to cook with my first few days (most favorite chore). Opened up a travel card so I can earn miles towards future trips ;) and stacked up on some more literature so I can be well versed on everything ...
... properties from a place where there is public access to the
Punta Cana is full of Europeans and North Americans playing
golf, baking in the sun, stuffing themselves on hotel buffets, and taking bus
day trips on all-inclusive packages. I saw some of those tour buses at the
basilica in Higuey and even driving through the sugarcane fields and felt so
glad to be in my own car rather than on a package tour.
I continued northwest along ...
... people in the countryside still get around on horseback and quite a few horses were tethered in town. Outside of town stands the home of Ponce de Leon, seeker of the Fountain of Youth and explorer and namer of Florida, who was also governor of the Higuey region for the Spanish crown. I couldn’t come to an agreement on price with the attendant who was clearly trying to riff me off, so I didn’t go inside. The guidebooks indicate the interior displays are pretty sparse anyway, ...
... beautiful jewellery. We then decided to drop ours trinkets to the room and go for dinner. We arrived at Oceania restaurant by the ocean but we're turned away as we were still in swimsuits and cover ups. Apparently this is not appropriate dress code for the restaurant. We stopped at the Seaside Grill and had the same reaction so we grudgingly returned to our room ...
... speaks English, Fridila! She puts her phone number in my
phone and I say great lets have dinner? She says "steak,lobster and
wine" lol! I say sure steak, lobster, wine and my place. lol. She grabs
my wrist and points to a word on my day pass wrist band...it says
FANTASY....lmao!!!! But later she explained she ...