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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, ...
... other beach activities that involve
wind and waves. The town also seemed to have a higher proportion of North
Americans among the tourists than the other resorts in the D.R.
I stopped for a while in Sosua, a busy north coast beach
town with a reputation as a center for sex tourism. Rather than sex, though, it
was the Jewish Museum and Synagogue that were the draws for me. Back in the
late 1930s Dominican ...
... outrageous since we purchased it through the resort. And so this is where our driver comes in... he'd mentioned that he does half-day city tours, so we gave him a call to see what he could do for us for our remaining two days, because there was a lot we still wanted to see. So glad we called (and that he was able to pick us up!)
The next day was pretty awesome. We woke up really early to go on our own private city tour with our driver and a tour guide ...
... 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 ...
... general ERs. There were waiting lines for all of the different departments. There were people sitting in beds along the walls of the hallways. The general ER had lines of beds with people in each one. There were no curtains separating each patient. Each patient was surrounded by family members because here, unfortunately, the Public Hospital (Cabral is the largest in the nation) nurses have a union contract where all they take care of is getting medicine. The ...