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I spent the next two days engaged in about the closest thing to a beach vacation I'd spend in the Dominican Republic with two daytrips from Samana town to other parts of the Peninsula. On Sa*************ed northeast to Las Galeras, a sleepy beach town near its northeastern corner. A short distance away lies Playa Rincon, said to be one of the two or three most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic. Playa Rincon is certainly quite remote and ...
... in the D.R. to be quite tolerable and didn’t even miss air
conditioning the several nights I stayed in places that were only equipped with
a ceiling fan.
I found my own private beach at Playa Las Flechas east of
Samana, one of the places that make the claim of being the first place in
Hispaniola Columbus went ashore. It was my kind of beach – one where I was the
only one on it and the waves were strong enough to make frolicking in the water
... buggered off and there's no one around. Tonight we are going back to Don Pablo gourmet restaurant as it's our last night. We've got to pack as well because we have to have checked out by 9.30 - our boat for the mainland leaves at 10. It's going to be a very long today tomorrow. We're due back in Manchester on Tuesday morning at 6. I'll add some more photos now. See you soon - we hope the weather gets a bit better in the UK ready for our return. It looks awful! Love Julie and Simon ...
... about nothing and nearly fall in the pool 5. A German man with bright orange moccasins who takes an unhealthy interest in Simon 6. A couple who like Mormons who sit in the lobby bar and don't speak and look like they're having the worst holiday ever 7. An Italian couple with a man who literally never stops babbling in Italian to his wife even when he's on the other side of the pool from her 8. ...
... covered with short seaweed. Cutting thru the shelf are sandy channels which lead out to another sheltered swimming area, this time deeper and cooler. It’s a very nice place to swim.
After an hour or so we decide to order lunch. There are two beachside offerings, one newer, 2-story joint, and another place…blue tarp for a roof, plastic tables for seating. No electricity, no refrigeration.
We opt for the latter.
We order ...