Villa Caribena

Las Galeras, Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic | Villa
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Travel Blogs from Las Galeras

Go Galeras

A travel blog entry by straykat6

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... shore. So the next day Ron gave me directions to hike there, which involved a lot of "go up the hill, then down, then turn left at hotel, go up the hill again then back down, keep to the right of the big rock, walk through the meadow, hang a right at the fence and you'll find it!" Not sure I was going to keep that all straight, I had a concerned look on my face so he assured me "Just keep the beach on your right and you can't get lost. But ...

Rum & Rifles in Playa Limon

A travel blog entry by straykat6

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... at the unlit corner of two dirt roads. With no cell phone to call, I was wondering where all the motoconchos went (motor bike taxis) and debating how I thought I should tackle the two miles to the hotel I reserved, Rancho La Cueva, when a tall, John-Goodman-sized man stumbled past me. He didn't even see me so I called out to him to ask if there was a motoconcho or any kind of taxi to get me to the hotel. He advised me, in between a string ...

Samana, Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by buddyp

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... as we had purchased a tour. The tour was called "Cultural Highlights of Samana."

The documents warned of a long tender ride, pollution and poverty. I didn't think the tender was that long, taking only about 15 minutes. The other two were dead on. When we got off the tender on to the Samana dock the pollution stared us in the face. The water in the bay is filthy. There is no other word to describe it. The clarity was maybe a foot, and garbage floated ...

4th July

A travel blog entry by harrywalker

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... we took it easy, but did manage a game of beach twister in the evening. I had the most incredible time, but returned to the sala de emergencias this morning to the usual **** which Domincans consider 'an emergency'.

Caught a glimpse of the news yesterday and it says that a hurricane is heading our way. Perhaps the disaster medicine section of my elective may begin....
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Traveling with 'the boy'

A travel blog entry by thepotvins

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... so we’re appeased by any small steps towards sanity.

Vouchers in hand, we head to the shuttle bus. They’re putting us up at this chic new hotel, you may have read about it in the society rags, the Ramada! The Ramada in Newark - scratch that off the bucket list.

We get to the shuttle area, and I decide to gauge the situation again. I had a suspicion that the Continental “Service Agent” just punted us to be someone ...

Location

This villa, located in Las Galeras, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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