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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 ...
15th and no whale watching excursions begin before that date.
The north coast has a wetter climate and lusher vegetation
than the southern part of the D.R. or interior valleys in the rain shadow of
mountain ranges. So for four days the weather would alternate through the day between
hot humid sunshine and short torrential downpours even though the winter months
are considered the dry season. That said, though, I generally found the ...
... s brains in. I hope they drink so much Ron punch tonight that they end up in Ron induced comas until we leave. I will add some photos to show you some bits of the resort that we hadn't told you about. The public beach is really nice - we have had some nice walks on there both at night and during sunset. After 6, the beach becomes hotel property so all the boats have to leave. This is the section of the beach that was the setting for the old Bacardi advert. We saw some ...
Having fled the hospital for a few days, I joined up with US Peace Corps for their Fourth of July celebrations up in Samana. I was instructed by my friend Yvette to approach any white person on the bus and they surely would be heading up for the same party. After many awkward stares and glances, I wandered over to them and it turns out she was right.
Her group of friends ...
... simple pleasures.
Bedtime. Next day, do it all again. Basically the same results on all counts, except that instead of me judging some poor lass about her sunburn, everyone is left to wonder why I am wearing a shirt while swimming.
I’m blaming that on the boy too. Since I was carrying the backpack the day before, I chose to have Farida put sunscreen on my back once we got to the ocean. Problem is that the boy is a complete fuss when ...