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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, ...
It’s another day so that means another destination. Ever
From Samana I spent the day travelling west along the
Dominican’s north coast to Puerto Plata with many stops along the way. The potholed
two-lane road follows the coast most of the way with some detours inland
through congested towns like Nagua and Gaspar Hernandez, so it was kind of slow
My breakfast en ...
... Don't bother coming at 9 am though, I am never here before
9:30." You would think that this would cause more stress, and for those
who fight against it, it can. But for the most part, you learn fairly quickly
to just relax and go with it cause there is not a thing you can do to change it.
I don't know about you, but I live in a world where I expect fairly instant
results. When I call someone at home and they do not answer, I call or text
their cell phone. ...
... gifts for free which was awesome. Definitely worth the 15 minutes of attention they asked from us. We were too timid to leave the resort, minus the excursions we signed up for. We went on boat ride out to Paradise island and snorkelled with the Monkey fish, a very fond memory!! (IF you don't have an underwater camera, spend the $5 to buy one, wish I had!!). This also included a stop at a Vigar factory which was interesting. We also ...
... hearing someone whistling and, finally, Pete realized it was intended for us. We saw a man waving us over to tie up with one of the larger vessels at the dock. We did just that - unlike the Bahamas or Turks and Caicos, in the Dominican, clearing customs involves bringing the officials onto the boat to take a look around. By tying up at the dock, we eliminated having to dinghy them back and forth. We welcomed the officials aboard, and we had no problems - ...