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I spent the next two days engaged in about the closest thing to a beach vacation I'd spend in the Dominican Republic with two daytrips from Samana town to other parts of the Peninsula. On Sa*************ed northeast to Las Galeras, a sleepy beach town near its northeastern corner. A short distance away lies Playa Rincon, said to be one of the two or three most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic. Playa Rincon is certainly quite remote and ...
15th and no whale watching excursions begin before that date.
The north coast has a wetter climate and lusher vegetation
than the southern part of the D.R. or interior valleys in the rain shadow of
mountain ranges. So for four days the weather would alternate through the day between
hot humid sunshine and short torrential downpours even though the winter months
are considered the dry season. That said, though, I generally found the ...
... on the beach including a hummingbird which you can just see at the top of one of the photos I will add here. On the day when we went on our trip, people from other hotels were going to spend the afternoon on our island's public beach as part of their excursion. There's quite a few shops and restaurants on there during the day. We can go on there if we want to, but there's no point when it's busy with intruders and all the sellers try to sell you stuff. It's much nicer when ...
... wok. Not sure why it was in a wok. It was basically strawberry gateau. We liked the guava cake and the chocolate cornflake cakes but as usual the Caribbean puddings are a bit pants. Today it's Dominican night. Who knows what treats lie ahead.... There are some right strange people here. I shall tell you about a few: 1. A man who looks like a cross between Bill Clinton and Father Ted - we like to call him Bill ...
... beach you’re drenched. I’m concerned about the ecological impacts of my sweat to the ocean’s salinity, but I plunge in nonetheless.
The bay we are in is beautiful – La Playita. La Playita is a long curving white sand beach, capped on either end by short rocky points. It is a Saturday, but there are fewer than 20 people on the entire beach. No hawkers to worry about.
It was about 5 years ago that I was able to ...