Beach Palace Cabarete
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
Got up early for an adventure farther inland to tour the beautiful Ciguapa Falls. David came with us and we were joined by a funky German couple, Julia and Anis. The tour included two classic Dominican meals and an exhilarating hike through the countryside. We got to pick passion fruit for a snack on the way up to the falls. The whole trip was an amazing experience that got our adrenaline pumping and had us all exhausted by ...
... about that. What makes a country poor? Was it lack of street lights and and public transportation? The unbearable presence of prostitution? I couldn't tell, but I knew that, sitting on the lighted , tourist riddled beach of Cabarete, I did not feel like I was in the poorest country I have ever seen. I refuse to use the iceberg analogy for personal reasons, but I will say this: I think a very important lesson I am learning around approaches of sustainable development is that ...
After a failed attempt to find Vacabar the day before we finAlly had directions and it was time for a great meal. When we arrived at the Agualina we walked out toward the beach and there it was....we found our own little Mecca. We were greeted with a huge smile from the owner, Cami, and a tail wag from her little dog Charlie. This was likely the best breakfast of our trip. We started with fresh squeezed juice and coffee. From there we had French toast, ...
... our opponents were replaced again. This time, by old, gruff
men. Men who clearly knew what they were doing.
The atmosphere suddenly became uncomfortably tense. By the
third go around, when I was clearly still in the game, I could see these men
were starting to lose patience for this lucky gringa. Dominoes started slamming
hard and quick. A once neat formation turned into a slopping, hard to follow
mess, and smiles formed ...
... older scouts who participate in different
The road to Jamao goes through San Victor and a up a montain to La Cumbre,
a high village with some enticing little hotels and restaurants, from
there, you follow a ridge for a couple of hours through a number of tiny
communities clinging to steep slopes on either side that give way to
spactacular mountainscape and awe-inspiring views. Just after we ...
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