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    Hello everyone and happy 2012. I wanted to...

    Hello everyone and happy 2012.

    I wanted to come back when I have something concrete to say but...well, my mom was told by a Banco del Reservas representative that they have a list of European...
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    Sending and receiving money: SD - Scandinavia

    Hello everyone,

    A few years ago I asked about the best/cheapest way for me to send money to SD and it was suggested that I try a combination of Paypal/Xoom. Over the years I have been unsuccessful...
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    English equivalent for this Spanish saying

    "Es mejor caer en gracia que ser gracioso". I've seen it also as "más vale caer en gracia que ser gracioso".

    I know how to explain it to a non-Spanish speaker, but I'd like to be able to say it in a...
  4. Long shot: Dominican football/soccer memorabilia?

    Hey guys,

    It's probably a long shot but is there any place where I could order some football/soccer memorabilia, like a small flag (banderín), a scarf or a t-shirt? If the answer is yes, where could...
  5. Thank you very much to both of you. Indeed,...

    Thank you very much to both of you. Indeed, registration for the padrón closes 150 days before the elections, so I'll have to wait for the next ones in 2012.
  6. We visited the museum last year, and what was...

    We visited the museum last year, and what was shown was things they used, clothes, Minerva's university thesis, photos, etc. The museum has a donation fee of 20 DOP (price of Apr 2009) and they have...
  7. Questions about the padrón electoral for Dominicans who live abroad

    Moderator: if you think this thread should be somewhere else, feel free to move it. Thanks.

    I have a few questions regarding registering to vote when living abroad.

    From what I can gather, my...
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    Yeah, they were yours, but if you have them up...

    Yeah, they were yours, but if you have them up somewhere...I'd like seeing them. Or you could send me some to my private e-mail address, your choice :)

    I'd love to try that hike but at the moment...
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    I got an error saying that I don't have...

    I got an error saying that I don't have permission to see the Pico Duarte gallery - do I need to pay some peaje or something? ;)

    Berzin: thanks for the recommendations in what to work out, I've...
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    Thanks. My friend trying googling but he...

    Thanks.

    My friend trying googling but he couldn't find anything useful :)
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    I thought that the equivalent of that one was "el...

    I thought that the equivalent of that one was "el juego no se acaba hasta que no termina". Thanks :)
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    Can you give an example? I don't seem to get it....

    Can you give an example? I don't seem to get it.
    Thanks.
  13. About writing foreign names (non-official article)

    Hi guys,

    I was wondering what the best practice would be in a situation where I have to write about a certain place. I'm not a professional writer and I'm writing a non-official piece about the...
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    Oh men, I wish I could go :) Have fun!

    Oh men, I wish I could go :) Have fun!
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    Visiting Parque Nacional J. Armando Bermúdez

    I'm asking on behalf of a friend who will visit DR in a few weeks time. He's interested in hiking/visiting Parque Nacional J. Armando Bermúdez. Does anyone know the easiest way to do this or any tour...
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    Hehehehe, thanks for the laughs and the info :)...

    Hehehehe, thanks for the laughs and the info :) (and the fact about JB, an airline I considered flying on standby before).
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    Thanks, mochilero it is :)

    Thanks, mochilero it is :)
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    Coolio, thanks!

    Coolio, thanks!
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    So then I wasn't that far off. I thought of...

    So then I wasn't that far off.

    I thought of "Europa en jeans" too and I wanted to do it for many years but we couldn't afford it and instead we decided to be "tourists in our own country".
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    Travel style of Dominicans

    I was asked how Dominicans travel when they travel abroad, if they like roughing it, and I didn't know what to answer. Or rather, I wasn't too convinced of what I said: "with as much luxury as one...
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    Spanish translation of "backpacker"?

    How would I translate "An American Backpacker" into Spanish?

    The thing that comes to mind is "un(a) mochilero/a americano/a" but I don't know...

    TIA
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    Thank you everyone, I'll have them check out LL...

    Thank you everyone, I'll have them check out LL Bean, Amazon, etc., as they have an account at Business Mail so they could easily have the items shipped (I found out about BM yesterday).

    To you...
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    Thanks for your answers. We must be the only...

    Thanks for your answers.

    We must be the only Dominican family that doesn't have relatives in the US. We have a relative in Ottawa and I think he's already in SD. Then there's me living in Europe....
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    Where to buy winter wear in SD (or NYC)?

    My sister, her husband and 8-month-old daughter are planning to go to NYC in mid Jan 2010. This is their first trip abroad as a family (and the first trip abroad at all for my sister) and they asked...
  25. Bus terminal addresses (and prices if you have them)

    Hello fellow DR1'ers,

    I'm writing for someone else and they need price information on these bus legs:

    2. SD city to Bonao: final destination -> Rancho Wendy Adventure, Los Quemados, Bonao
    3....
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