TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Caribena Las Galeras
Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... Parillada Mixta at an Argentine restaurant, and a whole grilled Red Snapper at a beach grill at Playa Rincon – but not much of it except for a side of tostones (deep fried plantain slices) was very Dominican.
I drove back across the peninsula via a different route through a beautiful landscape of tropical forest and banana and cocoa plantations, a perfect tropical Caribbean paradise with some great views of the Atlantic and the ...
nights. At 1,000 Dominican pesos or about $23/night for a room with private
bath and air con it was my kind of place. Samana is on the south side of the
peninsula looking across Samana Bay to the mainland. La Bahia de Samana is the
winter habitat of most of the North Atlantic’s population of Humpback Whales
and is considered one of the world’s top ten whale-watching destinations. I was
there a few days to early, though. Their arrival is ...
Well it's now Sunday and sadly we leave tomorrow. We've had a lovely last day with our time split between the beach and pools and enjoyed lots of lilo fun. We are sad to be leaving because we don't want to have to go back and do thinking and jobs. The only good thing about leaving tomorrow is that the world's most annoying group of Americans arrived last night with unbelievably loud voices whooping and hollering over the most ridiculous things, carrying massive flasks and ...
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 ...