Tropical Ocean Suites

1 Hacienda Tropical, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | 4 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

Being still and letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan

19

... br> from Spain to Mexico and was told he had to go through Santo Domingo. Once he
landed here, he discovered that there were no flights from the Santo Domingo to
Mexico. That was 35 years ago, he has never left. Then there are others like Bill and Donna who came to the DR six years ago for a three week vacation, loved it, came back the
next year for what they thought would be three months and have since not only
made it their home, but at 60 years of age, ...

Overcoming Fears

A travel blog entry by mollohan

Written by Megan.

Most of you may not know this, but I have a fear a fish. I do not know why it started but I just hate being in the water with fish. The last two times our family has gone snorkeling, I stayed on the boat and waited till it was time to go back to land. The thing I hate about my fear of fish is that, I missed that opportunity to share that experience with the people I love most. Fear is one of those things the devil likes to use to ...

The other side of obedience

A travel blog entry by mollohan

13

... slept' very loosely as between the fear, the incessant
barking of the dogs and the consistent car alarms (at least 5 a night) going off, sleep wasn't really happening.

As you can imagine, the hope of not having to spend another night under those conditions,
was tear worthy. After service, Mike and Toni introduced us to some people that
they thought we may be able to serve with and then they drove us to look at the
lodging they suggested. ...

Letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan

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11

... And my hand tightens around the markers. Finally the carro comes and I hand the kid some
pesos and drive away with our pizza. The sad part, I gave him the pesos not so
he could go get something to eat, I gave him the pesos so my conscience would
shut up while I ate my cold pizza! The worst kind of pizza there is.

On a side note, I ended up eating my slices on the drive and then on the walk home, I gave my
crust to a hungry dog I met along the way. His ...

A Peek at Puerto Plata

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

21

... 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 ...

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This 4 star resort, located on 1 Hacienda Tropical, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Dye Fore, and Minitas.
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