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  1. bob saunders

    Why no line at airport Immigration for Citizens at POP?

    Guess you haven't travelled much or were preoccupied with going into your line.
  2. bob saunders

    Why no line at airport Immigration for Citizens at POP?

    many American airports have three lines, one for Americans, one for Canadians, and one for all others.
  3. bob saunders

    Best Carpet Stores on the North Coast

    Ikea always has a selection of area rugs.
  4. bob saunders

    Best Carpet Stores on the North Coast

    no carpet burns though.
  5. bob saunders

    Wishing Alter Ego Well

    Good luck and a quick recovery.
  6. bob saunders

    Stay away from Haina/San Cristobal today

    numerous trucks crash on the hill leaving Jarabacoa, mainly due to over speeding and poor brakes. I like Josh try to stay as far away from trucks as possible.
  7. bob saunders

    Remembering DR1'ers

    I believe behind Hillbilly id Graham
  8. bob saunders

    Dominican Drivers License - Puerto Plata

    As Canadians my wife and I went to the Canadian Embassy and had them certify that our licenses were current and valid, then we followed the rest of the procedure as per your link. We did no drivers test, only eye and ear test, plus a blood test for blood type, had our picture taken and walked...
  9. bob saunders

    November 26: National Merengue Day

    it is today, Sunday.
  10. bob saunders

    Transfer from Glamping Ecolodge to Barahona Caribe Tours

    There are issues that crop up when you are trying to do things on the cheap.
  11. bob saunders

    Transfer from Glamping Ecolodge to Barahona Caribe Tours

    https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Glamping-EcoLodge-Cueva-De-Las-Aguilas-Pedernales/Santo-Domingo Have you asked at the ecolodge? Best bet might be a taxi to Perdernales , then bus to Barahona.
  12. bob saunders

    Vintage Haiti

    Give me a decade where it was peaceful
  13. bob saunders

    Boys wearing perfume when they go to school.

    Cologne or perfume? Well better than smelling of Body Odor. My wife discourages it because many people, including her, are allergic to perfume, but doesn't forbid it. Some kids still use a little.
  14. bob saunders

    Pica. Picante.

    But apparently not in the DR. Lots of people commenting on the blandness of Dominican cuisine and the lack of using hot (spicy) condiments...etc. A lot of bird peppers grow wild here and they are used in a sauce that people used on their quipe and empanadas...etc. Packs a good punch.
  15. bob saunders

    Pica. Picante.

    Hot sauce is pretty popular here in Jarabacoa.
  16. bob saunders

    Noise Problem?

    this video always puts a smile on my face Loud music doesn't bother me, most of the time, but I dream of shooting all those ******* ATV's and loud motorcycles.
  17. bob saunders

    Vintage Haiti

    The history of Haiti has very little periods of peaceful times.
  18. bob saunders

    Punta Cana not affected by Tropical Disturbance 22

    Short memory. https://dominicanrepublicsun.com/punta-cana-declared-disaster-zone-as-authorities-evaluate-extent-of-damage-to-local-resorts/
  19. bob saunders

    Punta Cana not affected by Tropical Disturbance 22

    or it might be the next one that comes along.
  20. bob saunders

    Constitutional Court calls for longer paternity leave

    Those on maternity leave are not paid by their employer while off work. Their being off does mean you need to have a temporary replacement for them.