Villa la Plantacion
Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... we have in the developed nations.
Our next stop was at the Taino Park. This is a tourist attraction developed by international donors, to help assist the local economy. It is a history of the original people to settle in this area, the Taino. They sailed here in dugout canoes, from Venezuela. They were nuts, but they did it. They were a peaceful people who brought agriculture and developed many communities in this area. The museum depicted their life in ...
... people got seriously burnt. My factor 30 was pushed to its limits, but I evaded the burn. That night, there was a beach party in a beach bar for the peace corps with a huge mixture of locals and Americans getting drunk. It was really fun, but I sweated shed loads.
The next day we chilled at the nearer Playita which was just as incredible. Everyone was feeling a little ...
Monday 14th November 2011
Grand Turk to Dominican Republic
Woke up at the crack of dawn and headed for the stretching class which was a bit of a shock to the system. Haven't stretched seriously for a good few years so am creaking, plenty of yoga looking bods about much better then me so need some practice for sure. Stayed for the body conditioning which was entertaining. The instructor said pick weights that ...
... 8230;at least not with a 1 year old.
The stairs are an absolute hazard for a climber like Aaron. The stone floors are perfect for splitting a head, the open-air shelves are great for the boy to pull everything to the floor.
In fairness, that is not the Chalet’s fault…they aren’t marketing to children. But these are still facts we have to navigate.
Sarah is extraordinary, proving that no matter the ...
... park and apparently it has a coastline to die for. all kinds of backwaters to explore and paths through the jungle to walk on. in the middle is a place that sells delicious food for 100 pesos a plate, approximately $3.50 USD.
This is the kind of place you want to get stuck. too bad
Tomorrow we go to Los Haitises and the adventure ...