Barcelo Capella Beach Resort
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This was my first trip out side of the U.S.A. and lets just start by saying that the Dominican Republic was a perfect first choice. The flight was just the right amount of time with a connecting stop in Atlanta GA. From the crazy ride to and from the airport to the beautiful beach resort, it was an excellent first real vacation with Katie.
... so it would be good publicity for the charity and issue in general.I finished and send the article off today (with the help of Dad to send it due to the slow internet here!)The charity will also publish it on their website! They have asked me to translate it into Spanish, although I think this may be a bit of a challenge. I'm going to try but not sure how it'll go!
... However, when two different groups meet, depending on how friendly they are, (according to my guidebook) 'fisticuffs' may occur. When two groups converged here, everyone started running away, but Ama told us to stay where we are. Nothing had actually happened, it was just 'magic' and superstition that people believed something bad happens when two groups meet. There was lots of colourful outfits with the predominant colour being ...
... Of course we had various flavours of Dominican rum on the go, and some wine to celebrate with dinner...followed by a DELICIOUS cake from a specialized cake bakery in San Pedro...Nicole made the trekk all the way to Juan Dolio with that thing on her lap while sitting on the over-crowded bus! It was soooo worth it though - absolutely delicious. They didn't have any birthday candles, so Matilda's husband came out with a house candle that they use for ...
... actual bathtub, which is also very rare in this country. Usually bathrooms have only stand-up showers. I did discover, sadly, a water leak in my ceiling, coming from my upstairs neighbour, and it only took 3.5 weeks to fix it, including while I was back in Canada (wonderful visit home, by the way - I was so happy to see everyone!!).
As you can see, the rest of my place is a studio-style apartment, and it is actually much ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Capella Beach Resort Juan Dolio
it was a great stay. We loved the resort. Everything was just fabulous !
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