Villa Iguana Bayahibe
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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 ...
... I find the Dominican version of Spanish to be very hard
to understand. He called Budget on his cell phone, and after a while it was
resolved that he’d let me go if I drove directly to the Budget Rent-A-Car booth
at the Punta Cana airport about an hour away to get the registration sticker.
Well, looks like I’m going to Punta Cana after all!
“Very sorry for the inconvenience, man!” was all I got from
the rep at the airport. Hmmm, ...
I chose the best flight deal I could find from the New York area to Santo Domingo, a redeye flight from JFK Airport that got me to my destination at 4:30 A.M. I chose Santo Domingo because of direct flights from New York, but there are apparently direct flights from the U.S. to several other airports in the Dominican Republic. I think I may have managed to get a few winks on the flight.
After clearing immigration and customs I had to find my car rental. The auto rental desks in ...
Another day, another port. The Dominican Republic is the eastern side of the island of Hispaniola. The western side is Haiti. We docked at a port called La Romana. There are a few different things you can do here. We chose to visit some caves call Cueva de las Miravillas (the cave of miracles). It was a great option because we got to see a bit of the countryside, we had a very good taxi driver who told us a bit about the island life ...
... Wednesday . . . Susan and Cindy left this morning for a day trip to Santo Domingo. Six to seven hours in a car. Five hours in the city! They were both excited to go there! Judy and I were not into all that traveling . . . So we are going to hang here for awhile and then spend the afternoon in Cabarete . .. Another beach town where there is a lot of kite surfing and other water sports . .. Not sure ...