Villa Iguana Bayahibe
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... for lure and where they were catching their fish. He has informed us that when he grows up he wants to be a Captain and owner of a fishing charter company. Proud Mom.
My favorite part of Casa De Campo was touring around in the golf cart and seeing all the houses on the compound. One of the marina residence shared with us that 60% of the houses belonged to government officials. The $290 check in now made a little more sense. We also visited ...
... up violation worthy of extorting a
bit of money when a car is involved.
I turned west again to go to Lago Enriquillo. That would be
Lake Little Henry, named after a Taino chief who led an uprising against the
Spaniards. Enriquillo is situated about 120 feet below sea level in a desert
between two mountain ranges. The lake is highly saline and home to iguanas, a
variety of birds, and the biggest crocodiles in the Americas. A weird
Punta Cana is the easternmost point on Hispaniola and the
center of the biggest concentration of large resorts. I was surprised to learn
that Dominican Republic is third in Latin America in terms of foreign tourism
receipts after Mexico and Brazil. Maybe it’s because I’ve mostly lived in the
western U.S. where people mostly go to Mexico on their beach vacations, but I
hadn’t realized how big a tourism industry there is in the D.R. ...
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 ...
... lunch and then we were just plain good! Relaxed as long as we wanted and then headed back up to town to find our driver, Fernando. He told us about his family - four children, one medical doctor, one lawyer, and the others perhaps still in college! He was super!
Back to Blue Jacktar - a quick change into our bathing suits and it was down to our own beach ...