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Calle Las Damas

Calle Las Damas La Zona Colonial Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic La Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone) in Santo Domingo is DIRTY. There are only very few trash cans and when you can see one, it’s super full. Litters are literally everywhere in the area and it’s disgusting. The cleanest street around here is the Calle Las […]

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Sirenis Cocotal Beach Resort

Sirenis Cocotal Beach Resort Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Sirenis Cocotal Beach Resort is really faaaaaaarrrr away from home. It’s the second beach resort on the northeastern side of the long stretch of Punta Cana shoreline. The nearest town is 45 minutes by minubus and it’s an hour away from the airport. The resort is a tourist […]

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Salsa by the beach

Salsa by the beach Sirenis Cocotal, Punta Cana Dominican Republic When you are stuck in a secluded beach resort for 7 days in Punta Cana where the nearest town is 45 minutes away by minibus, life could be boring. Seven days! Imagine that! Sun, sea, swim, lotion, tan, food, read, relax…. These became a redundant […]

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Santo Domingo: The Heavy Carnaval Costume

Carnaval Infantil Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic I asked this guy and his costume designer how heavy the costume was, including the headress (not in the picture)—and they said, “It’s about 40 kilos.” Oh boy, I can’t even carry more than 10 kilos.

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Part 2: 2012 Santo Domingo Carnaval

Carnaval Infantil is an annual festival in Santo Domingo. Write text here…

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Santo Domingo Carnaval 2012 and a bad experience

Carnaval Infantil Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic After almost three years, my Swiss friend and I met each other again–but this time, in Santo Domingo. We met on a Sunday when there was festival going on in the north part of the city. We went there for some dancing, music and culture. But, to our surprise, […]

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Josue

Josue Malecon, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic  Josue is a teenager I met in Santo Domingo while I was taking pictures along the beachside in the city’s Malecon area. Together with his two friends, Junior and Anderson, they were very friendly that they asked me if I’d like to drink a coconut juice. I said, “Si” and […]

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The Girl and the Pigeons at Parque Colon

Parque Colon La Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Parque Colon is at the heart of Zona Colonial in Santo Domingo. The photo above is a usual scene in this park. Families and friends bond together here by simply hanging out or take pleasure in people-watching. Doves come in drove for food and children have the […]

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