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... with an elevation of 2,600 feet just inland from the city, is Puerto Plata’s main attraction. I had a great clear morning for it, apparently unusual since the peak is often shrouded in mist. There’s a small botanical garden and a mini version of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue on top, as well as great views of Puerto Plata, the north coast and the Cordillera Septentrional mountain range. They claim it’s the only "teleferico" cable car ride anywhere in the ...
... br> the Jewish refugees who settled there.
Trujillo’s willingness to take in Jewish refugees shouldn’t
suggest he was some kind of benevolent despot or humanitarian. He was
apparently very racist and hoped European immigrants would helped whiten his
country, and his invitation came within years of his 1937 ordering a genocide of
Haitians in the border region, a brutal affair known as the Parsley ...
... of us to make our vision into reality. These thoughts were swimming around in my mind as I met all of Rick's friends and heard their stories.
The night after I got there was New Year's Eve so we celebrated at Rick's friend's house with a small group of people. One of the guys was roasting a huge pig over an open pit so I made some guacamole to go along with Rick's ceviche. We had a big feast and ...
... in sight, that is, until my home stay
in a small “campo” outside of Rio San
Juan, Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic. As a part of the foundation’s volunteer
orientation, our boss had her husband take us out the land of cocoa farming,
cow milking, river baths, and—most notably—latrines. Her husband Freddie is a
quiet, taciturn man. He is often spotted in various spots around town with
three other grown ...
... faces scanning passports and collecting paperwork. Once we got onto our bus, we were able to really appreciate our surroundings. We had stopped at 2 resorts before our own to drop people off so it was a great opportunity to see the city. We arrived at the resort after dark and I was immediately taken back by the beauty of seeing everything lit up. Don't know why it's taken me so long to venture into the world!!!
Many a ...