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  • Puerto Plata via Amber CoveAmber Cove is a new Carnival Cruise line port, located on the Bay of Maimon near Puerto Plata on the Dominican Republic’s North Coast. They have the cabability to host two cruise ships at their piers. Most of the ships Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Whales Watching and Churches This morning our tour was whale watching. After breakfast we went up to the theatre. Bob stopped on the way and put in another complaint/suggestion - he wanted to know if they were putting ice cubes in the Jacuzzi Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Discover SamanáDecember 16- Sunday Today we were in Samaná which is a providence on a peninsula of the Dominican Republic and is also the name of a town. According to one website, Samaná translates to “fish with coconut sauce.” Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Botanical Garden, Walk on the CoastJanuary 13 After the trip to Saona Island I was completely wiped out and slept until about 9 and then went down to breakfast, walked around the hotel and took pictures and went back to bed and slept until 1 pm. Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Saona Island I didn't want to go to the beach at Boca Chica on the free bus from the hotel for a whole day partly because I wanted Bob to avoid the sun as much as possible since his melanoma surgery Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Flying into Santo Domingo - January 2006 We flew out of Miami on Monday January 9, 2006. We started out at a little before 8 am and it took us about an hour to go the 10 miles to the airport. Then it took another 35 Posted by greatgrandmaR in Dominican Republic | Mar 13, 2017
  • Day oneArrived exhausted after 23hrs travelling. Slept soundly with the help of gin Woke up to a wonderful sunny day in a beautiful garden with numerous butterflies, humming birds and mocking birds. Happy to just chill with the dogs, Winnie, Pool, Rusty and b Posted by Wendyanne in Caribbean Capers | Mar 26, 2016
  • Jarabacoa an authentic Dominican Republic Experience When my family and I moved to Jarabacoa, I knew that lots of natural experiences awaited me. There is plenty to do: mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, paragliding, and many visits to waterfalls. Staying at Villa Posted by vanekari in Jarabacoa, Authentic Dominican Republic | Oct 8, 2015
  • Bahia de las aguilasWhile I was in Cabarete, my amazing boyfriend contacted to tell me to keep a couple of days free the following week for when I would be back in Santo Domingo. When I asked him why, he told me it Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 31, 2015
  • Back to CabareteI realised after seeing Johanna, Nicolas, and Arjan when they came down for the Isla Saona trip, that I just had to go back up to Cabarete. I needed to make up with my friend/ ex-boss Mati. Just because Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 31, 2015
  • Isla SaonaAs I wrote earlier, Billy runs a tour company where he takes people to see the different parts of the Dominican Republic for a better price than most other tour companies. The thing about the Dominican Republic that drives me Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 31, 2015
  • JarabacoaJarabacoa had been the plan for Arjan and I to meet again after we parted ways in Samana about 2 weeks earlier. We had planned to go waterfall jumping and hiking through the mountains in the central part of the Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 31, 2015
  • Batey no# 8The night after Glencora left for her job up in Cabarete, I had spent many hours editing, researching job options, plane tickets, and skyping friends and family. I was feeling really unsure of what I was about to do with Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 29, 2015
  • ChickennnnnnnsLeaving my friends in Samana and boarding the bus to Santo Domingo was a very strange feeling. I was ready to be on the move again, but sad at the idea of not returning back to the castle and the Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 18, 2015
  • Samana beach sleepingSamana After quitting my job at the castle just 5 minutes before we were about to leave, I had to quickly pack everything I was prepared to leave behind in order to take it with me on our planned Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 18, 2015
  • Laguna DuduAll of the amazing people who had been staying long term at the castle, and those ones who had not stayed so long yet had made a huge impact on my life, were readying themselves to leave for their countries Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | May 9, 2015
  • Hide and SeekHide and Seek in the abandoned resort may or may not have been one of my ideas… But when Mimi, a good friend of mine told me all about an abandoned resort that was her favourite place on earth – I Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Apr 27, 2015
  • Los 27 charcosLos 27 charcos / The 27 waterfalls were possibly one of the most amazing natural occurrences I have ever been able to see and explore. I was so pleased I made it there as it was one of the huge Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Apr 24, 2015
  • Making a differenceOne day in Cabarete, I was walking down the street with a group of girls from the hostel when an elderly lady approached me and asked if any of us spoke Spanish. We told her that I could, and Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Apr 20, 2015
  • Castle lifeThe last month has gone by in yet another blur of adventures, craziness, bachata nights, and good friends. I am loving life where I am here in Cabarete, and the castle really has become like a new home to me. Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Mar 17, 2015
  • FIRE FIRE FIREThe first I knew anything was wrong, was 3 hours into my shift on reception. It was about 7pm and one of the hostel guests came to ask if there was anything we should do about the fire that had Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Mar 2, 2015
  • The land of bachataDad told me last night that I must write my next blog cos he can’t wait to read the stories of what has been happening. I told him that I am finding it really hard to know where to start Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Feb 16, 2015
  • Jan 18 - SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC The walls of Santo Domingo's Zona Colonial came into view as the sun rose. This is a city of "firsts" in the New World, thanks to Christopher Columbus who "discove Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 6 | Jan 19, 2015
  • Bienvenida a la República DominicanaDay 1: Arrival in Jarabacoa. I sit here in the newly initiated VAW apartment way to excited to sleep. LUC VAW is officially kicking off its first Medical Outreach Trip in the Dominican Republic. (see www.volunteersaroundtheworld.org) After a Posted by kbali in La República Dominicana | Dec 27, 2014
  • Diving and research in Dominican RepublicSince my thrillers typically have underwater or aviation-related scenes, I headed to the Dominican Republic to do a bit of both and find ways to incorporate the experience into one of my forthcoming thriller novels. Here are some pictures from a Posted by AC Frieden in The Frieden Trails | Sep 24, 2011
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