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... who told me he was in Puerto Plata to learn Spanish. Really? Why would anyone pick the Dominican Republic as the place to study Spanish? They speak such a fast and sloppy dialect of it in the Caribbean islands compared to the clearer dialect in Mexico and Andean South America. Well, I guess he wasn’t necessarily learning Dominican, and Puerto Plata has nice beaches which Quito and Medellin and Antigua don’t have.
The Teleferico to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, ...
... Trujillo agreed to accept up to 100,000
Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe. In the end only about 700 arrived
and were settled in a lightly populated area on the north coast and provided
with farmland to develop a dairy industry. Most of the remaining Jews sold
their land and emigrated during the local tourism boom in the 1980s. Sosua is
now a busy tourist town but still has a synagogue and an adjacent ...
I have been noticing something about life in the Dominican Republic, if you are going to
happy here, you need to learn to how to be still and to let go. Two things that
do not seem to come natural to me but are becoming more and more appealing
every day. I have met a lot of people who were not born in the DR, but are now
calling this island 'home'. For every person, there is a story of how they came
to be here. Some ended up here by divine accident, like Jeffrey who ...
... lining at a Monkey habit, followed by some up close time with the monkeys. This was terrifying and exhilarating all at the same time, mostly because I don't seem to be very good at Zip-lining.
All in all, the vacation was everything we wanted/expected out of our first time leaving the country on an all inclusive. I would definitely go back, knowing I would have an even better time with the knowledge I gained. Travel Cherry ...
... in the dark.
With the trade winds coming from the east, the conditions along the coast can be a bit much during the day. However, at night, as the land of Hispaniola cools, a land breeze comes off of the island and, essentially, offsets the trades a bit, calming the conditions. We definitely didn't see any conditions that were too treacherous, but when we were about 15 or 20 nautical miles out from land, we were suddenly able to smell dirt, the soil ...