Sosua Sunset Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sosua
... one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
This one comes with a brief history lesson! Wahoo!
Four sisters, the Mirabal sisters, were born into a wealthy family during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic (born from 1924-1935). Minerva, one of the sisters, became very involved in the anti-Trujillo revolution. She was even personally sought out by Trujillo and he made several sexual advances towards her. While women were not allowed to ...
... cabbage salad
- Dinner- Some form of plantains, yuca, fried cheese, fried salami, eggs, mashed potatoes, rice pudding, or a sandwich
... There were a couple of awesome rock formations. One was a recessed portion of rock in the shape of an actual heart! There was another that looked like the island of Hispanola. These were pretty cool, but we didn't get pics of them.
Overall, I had a great time. Got a few rocks in my Keens when we would cross the streams, got a couple of bruises, but today was a great day! I have a slight fear of water when I can't see (like when you jump into a ...
... foliage was so lush that the mountains looked like they were covered with velvet. They looked soft in the hazzy humid atmosphere.
Reminded of the heroine in my current favorite series, Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser once found herself on the island of Hispanola, shipwrecked and climbing through the mangroves in a storm. At the time I was reading about that experience, it had been hard for me to imagine. However, sailing into ...