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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
Puerto Plata is the main city on the D.R.'s north coast and was named by Christopher Columbus when he explored the area in 1493. The harbor is guarded by Fortaleza San Felipe, one of the oldest forts in the New World. Some parts of the town are a little ramshackle but in other areas Victorian houses have been nicely renovated so the center part of town including the Parque Central and cathedral are pleasant to stroll through.
I decided to spend the night at Villa Carolina, a hotel ...
... Republic – a paved
access road, large paved parking lots, and a little village of shops and
restaurants. I’ve gotten used to driving up to the beach and parking in the
sand. Sunshine alternated with short downpours through the day, so I didn’t
spend much time on the beach. Heading west
Cabarete is a busy beach resort that’s apparently especially
popular for kitesurfing and ...
... hate, and I am certain there were people that needed to hear that, but what I did not get to tell him, is someone was there that desperately needed to hear his story of obedience.
Much like the pastor that spoke today, our trip has changed so much in the few short hours since I adjusted my attitude of 'God, what can we do?' to 'God, I will do whatever you ask regardless of the fruit that we see or don't see'. But the details will have to wait till another post.
This was both mine and my Husband's first time out of the Country. It was a somewhat spur decision, having found a good deal a month before and deciding to do it. We didn't know what to expect but got lots of advice from others - don't leave the resort, don't eat the ketchup, etc. I was blown away by the beauty of the place as soon as we arrived. The Airport was a little unnerving, being hustled through customs with a lot of ...
... health insurance to workers of all professions, so it helps people be seen at the better hospital and pay less as well.
Currently, the government has not payed the heatlh care workers (due to improper dispersement) and a couple of days the public hospital, Cabral, was closed. due to the health care workers being on strike.
After the Emergency Department, we went to check out the ICU, the NICU, the OB/GYN floor and the surgery departments and the new ...
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