Grand Paradise Samana
Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... a mansion in a small beach village in the north of Samana, and 16 of us piled in for three nights of partying. The house looked like a drug lord owned it, and was just 15 mins walk from an incredible beach.
The first day we went to Playa Rincon which is meant to be one of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean. We played, drank beer and sun bathed for the whole day, ...
... but man it was hot. We walked thugh a street market to the town but it's all souvenir shops, not an Internet cafe in sight! We headed back after a while and halfway back we felt a few light spots of rain then two minutes later fat rain, loads of fat rain, which was actually quite refreshing. The locals thought we were mad but we carried on regardless, lost a few dollars to the kids and arrived at the tender looking like drowned ...
Dale Pa' Alla
Independence Day Part 4
Posted: 17 Jul 2011 07:00 AM PDT
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On the fourth itself, it rained like cats and dogs. In the morning I made
my way over to Jose's house where the party was going strong. I had
supplied the house with my travel edition ...
Dale Pa' Alla
Independence Day Part 3
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 07:00 AM PDT
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A couple of different volunteers had basically booked up entire hotels
there in La Galera. I had thrown my lot in with one of them, Charles, only
to find when I ...
... good hostess can help make the most of any vacation. Time and time again she has called and arranged for food to be delivered to our Chalet. She checks in every morning to see what she can do to help make today a success. A fabulous hostess.
Now back to reality. Our first full day, we head to the beach. It’s a 10 minute walk…not too strenuous if not for carrying the boy on you back. But I am, and it is HOT, and HUMID. By the time you get ...