Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
... Unfortunately we were introduced to them during orientation week and can't stop ordering them now! I'm also addicted to their iced coffee which was even better when I figured out how to say skim milk! They put a little bit of cinnamon on top and it is just fantastic. They have some Dominican food and some American food so it's great for when I want a break from rice and beans!
... straightened hair it is usually assumed that she is Dominican.
On the other hand, at bars and such, white people are typically served first and there are definitely some clubs that are racist. Some of the lightest skinned Dominicans I have seen are at the University (obviously coming from wealthier families), so I guess that is saying something. but there are also a ton of Haitian exchange students and I ...
... dinner reservations were at an Asian fusion place, which was so-so. At this point we were so hungry that McDonald's probably would've tasted awesome. I'm hoping tomorrow we can go to the Brazilian restaurant.
Because I was up at 1:30 am, I'm feeling pretty tired. Tomorrow we hope to get up early, snag breakfast and some sun before the afternoon clouds roll in.
... of town that affords panoramic vistas in
every direction. After climbing the hill in the blazing sun, we were
refreshed to find a nice draft in the entryway to the monument's lobby
where we sat on the stone floor in the shade.
Sitting around at a kukau (cook-out): Milkin, Antonia, Merelis, Flor)
I was pleased to get to hear some of Dave's back story, since he had seemed
like an interesting person, yet was ...