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    Akasha Spa - Worth a visit or not

    That's why I live in Jarabacoa :)
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    Akasha Spa - Worth a visit or not

    Jarabacoa is basically a campo disguised as a tourist town.. people come here to unwind from busy lives in the capital. There's a few restaurants here and there, but it's just a campo at the end of the day. I live here full time and love it because this is the type of life that I live, I work...
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    Shipping oversized/expensive items

    Can anyone recommend companies for shipping oversized/expensive items? I am importing restaurant equipment such as 100 metal dining chairs, tables, etc.. I have imported car engines in the past but have long lost the contact with who I did that with.. Anyone have more recent experience that is...
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    Akasha Spa - Worth a visit or not

    Jarabacoa is probably the most boring place on earth, in the best way imaginable.
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    Akasha Spa - Worth a visit or not

    Sorry, I wrote that one quickly. but yeah, so it's like 12,000 pesos for a full day for a couple and it includes massage, facials, sauna, pool, lunch, some juice, etc. Pretty nice little package.. massage seemed professional but I'm not an expert or anything of massage quality. I think the...
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    If I didn't use Google Maps I wouldn't be able to find half the things in this country I'm looking for honestly haha.
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    Akasha Spa - Worth a visit or not

    It's decent, I've done the full day package a few times..
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    Feels closer than 2km but yea, same neighborhood.
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    I'll be opening something in Jarabacoa next :)
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    check out @ociogastropub on instagram!
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    Crazy to look back at this 6 years later hehe.
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    Opening a pizza restaurant in Jarabacoa

    Any tips? This is my 4th restaurant in the DR so no warnings needed. Looking to make some relationships with people in the hospitality industry in Jarabacoa, DM or response here is fine.
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    Salto de Jimenoa

    The bridges were broken? Eek, that's always been a fear of mine, a few years ago when my girl was like 3 I was carrying her across and it was so scary.
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    Jequitiba wood

    Jequitiba is fine, I have houses built over 10 years ago and have almost no problems with termites or carcoma. mahogany is almost impossible to get here anyways and most people that think they have it have either andiroba or jequitiba.. it's illegal to cut down caoba trees here and imported...
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    Is there such a thing as "establishing credit" for the working class person?

    and yes, anyone in the country no matter how little they make have some sort of credit history, the most common being phone plans i think.
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    Is there such a thing as "establishing credit" for the working class person?

    https://www.datacredito.com.do/ is the dominican version of transunion experion equifax
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    Human Billboard advertising.. legality?

    Anyone know about legality with human billboard advertising in the DR? Seems like a pretty high investment to get into it just want to see if there's any laws concerning it.
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    Bravo has some pan de mantequilla that's decent, kinda buttery, still not very good.. now that I think about it, the ONLY place I've had good bread is at high end hotels, the croissants at hotel intercontinental in santo domingo are amazing. I think they hire international bakers that really...
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    Would like to have some DR1ers come to my restaurant and try us out!

    I would buy bread at playero where it's not in bags or anything and it tastes like cardboard like all the other bread in the DR :(