Hotel Castilla

Jose del Carmen Ariza #34, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | Inn
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Location

This inn, located on Jose del Carmen Ariza #34, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Minitas, and Dye Fore.
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    Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

    This is what Caribbean commercials are made off

    A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 28, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    John met us today, thanked us for all of our work, and said "today is all about you relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the Dominican."

    It was exactly what I needed to hear after a terrible start to the morning. Most days, I'm getting only 6 hours of sleep, and am totally fine with that; staying up late sharing life stories with Jamie, waking up early to fit in some yoga on my beach facing balcony.

    But this mornings yoga started with a glimpse of a blob ...

    Our last day of service

    A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 27, 2014

    10 photos

    ... came back to see her in 10 years. We signed shirts, many kids asking for phone numbers and about novios. Rachel got a wonderful note in English calling her a 'better friend,' and a 'person honey' which we all cherished.
    Kayley was the last to say goodbye, and had the sweetest hug for Marybella, the 3 year old who easily befriended each of us.
    That was my moment. Making the connections with all of the kids this week has been so world changing to me. But watching ...

    It's Thursday and nobody's salty

    A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 26, 2014

    4 photos

    ... country is full of friendly gestures.

    After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...

    Letting go

    A travel blog entry by mollohan on Mar 04, 2014

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... And my hand tightens around the markers. Finally the carro comes and I hand the kid some
    pesos and drive away with our pizza. The sad part, I gave him the pesos not so
    he could go get something to eat, I gave him the pesos so my conscience would
    shut up while I ate my cold pizza! The worst kind of pizza there is.

    On a side note, I ended up eating my slices on the drive and then on the walk home, I gave my
    crust to a hungry dog I met along the way. His ...

    Luperon Dominican Republic

    A travel blog entry by philmillard on Apr 01, 2013

    2 comments, 13 photos

    ... cracking evening.
    24/3 In the morning Pabo collected us and delivered us to his son Frances and Pedro
    and we set off in his SUV for the mountains a journey of about 40 minutes until we reached the 27 falls of “Damanhagua” near Imbert. We parked at the lodge and kitted up, helmet, life preserver, and shoes and then walked for 30 minutes uphill into the rainforest, We started back doing 12 waterfalls, the first a jump of over 30ft down into a ...