Tubagua Plantation Eco Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Puerto Plata is the main city on the D.R.'s north coast and was named by Christopher Columbus when he explored the area in 1493. The harbor is guarded by Fortaleza San Felipe, one of the oldest forts in the New World. Some parts of the town are a little ramshackle but in other areas Victorian houses have been nicely renovated so the center part of town including the Parque Central and cathedral are pleasant to stroll through.
I decided to spend the night at Villa Carolina, a hotel ...
... 8221; That’s a presidential
quote I’ve heard referred to many times over the years as an explanation for
American support for brutal dictatorships around the world. For some reason I
thought the quote was Lyndon Johnson’s and had something to do with the Vietnam
War, but I recently learned those were actually Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words
and the ******* he was referring to was Rafael Trujillo.
... along. Literally everything we did we were the only tourists there. It was such a great change from our Paradise Island trip! We first stopped at the Teleferico, which is the only aerial tram in the Caribbean. We rode to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, where we took in an amazing view of the city. At the top is a botanical garden and a replica of Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer. Next we went to the Fort of San Felipe, the main colonial monument of ...
On the agenda:
Work at Raphael's church.
Shopping at the market.
Surprise dinner location.
... to our 4th year) draw blood for labs. They run their labs to the laboratory. They do vitals on the patient. Basically, they are the nurse. The minute to minute care in the ER, however, is managed by the family member. This was completelly foreign to me. How could there not be any nurses taking care of patients and how could a family member who may have little education be responsible for taking care of a family member?
After seeing the ER, we left back ...