Casa Blanca Hotel & Surf Camp
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
Got up early for an adventure farther inland to tour the beautiful Ciguapa Falls. David came with us and we were joined by a funky German couple, Julia and Anis. The tour included two classic Dominican meals and an exhilarating hike through the countryside. We got to pick passion fruit for a snack on the way up to the falls. The whole trip was an amazing experience that got our adrenaline pumping and had us all exhausted by ...
It is pretty common for people living or visiting the global South and less "economically developed nations" to get a sense of appreciation for what they have. I imagine this is even more common among people who do volunteer work on their visits. Before coming here, I was told by people, especially those from other Caribbean countries, that the Dominican Republic "has it rough".When I arrived, I was surprised to see the level of infrastructure. That is not to stay that the ...
After a failed attempt to find Vacabar the day before we finAlly had directions and it was time for a great meal. When we arrived at the Agualina we walked out toward the beach and there it was....we found our own little Mecca. We were greeted with a huge smile from the owner, Cami, and a tail wag from her little dog Charlie. This was likely the best breakfast of our trip. We started with fresh squeezed juice and coffee. From there we had French toast, ...
... in my
reaction. While in Barbados for our February field course, I passed this very
scene with my colleagues. They all made comments about the beauty and vigor in
the ritual. I, however, may have been the only one in the group irreverently
competitive enough to think, “I want to beat them”. It was more than just a
thought. It was a commitment. A commitment with no direct vision or plan of action.
There was no ...
... Corps volunteer history online. During spring 2012, a former volunteer named Derrick Lewis caught wind of me while describing his workplace’s data management needs to Nate Lohman, a friend of mine living near Punta Cana. I spoke with Derrick on the phone and it was clear that we were both very excited at the prospect of me going to La Romana to volunteer at Clinica de Familia La Romana. In my exasperation at my repeated lack ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services