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    My move to Bavaro - some thoughts

    After living in Santo Domingo for four years, I decided to make a move to the Cortecito area of B?varo about a month ago on August 1st. I write in a journal and these are some of my thoughts about the move, contrasting the capital and the east coast from MY point of view. Everyone will see...
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    New Dominican Cuisine

    Gastronomy circuit starts A selection of Dominican restaurants has agreed to offer an excellent sampling of Dominican gastronomy on occasion of the celebration of the 2010 American Capital of Culture in Santo Domingo. The inspiration is that ?culture goes from mouth to mouth!? The idea is to...
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    Gorgeous Penthouse Rental - Bavaro

    Available as of today is this gorgeous 1,800 square foot, 2 story, 2 bedroom penthouse in the Cortecito area of Bavaro. The condo has an immense pool, is close to all the services Cortecito has to offer and most importantly is a short 5 minute walk to the beach! Vacationers can choose to rent...
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    Cuban Travel Ban

    A report on CNN that Congress is considering lifting the travel ban for Americans to Cuba. Will be interesting to see what the repercussions might be:
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    Imaginate Spa

    Services Offered: On site makeup applications allow you to relax in a calm environment on and throughout your special day. No running out to the spa necessary. # Wedding makeup - Trial application for the Bride is included in the price. # Quincenera's - Trial application for the birthday girl...
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    Watermark Luxury Oceanfront Condominiums

    Watermark rises elegantly from the warm golden sands of the Atlantic Ocean and will draw you in with its beauty. Developed by Caribbean Vacation Properties S.A., Watermark is the newest and most luxurious oceanfront resort condominium on the North Coast City of Cabarete, Dominican Republic...
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    Hotel Costa Larimar

    Welcome to Hotel Costa Larimar, located in the Southwestern region of the Dominican Republic, in the Province of Barahona. Costa Larimar is a hotel that provides quality service to all our guests, whether on business or pleasure. With 109 rooms, you can choose from a queen size bed or two...
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    Jurassic Park Hotel

    Jurassic Park is a magical place situated on a small hill, in a tranquil valley, 3-5 mins outside of the main town Las Terrenas. Six spacious, clean private bungalows, to rent, set amongst an abundance of natural beauty. A short stroll behind the Hotel there are two waterfalls with pools -...
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    Return to Villa Paj?n

    I recently mentioned in a thread my favorite hotel in the country, Villa Paj?n in Valle Nuevo. Trying to find their contact details I realized the website was down and could not find a working number. I feared the worst... So, I stopped by their office on Ave. Churchill in Santo Domingo this...
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    River Tubing in Jamao

    This past Saturday I was surfing at Playa Los Patos, not too far from Playa Palenque in the South. A friend made a fleeting comment to me about renting inner tubes to float down the river in Jamao just outside of Cabarete; something he had done about three years ago. He said a woman rented the...
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    Maison Gautreaux - Hotel Guest-House

    Located in the sector of Gascue, one of Santo Domingo?s oldest neighborhoods of the elite, The Maison Gautreaux, a 16 room centennial house, was originally the home of the prominent and very well respected Gautreaux family. With a very personalized, cozy and friendly atmosphere, The Maison...
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    Hotel El Quemaito

    Hotel El Quemaito is located just a few kilometers from Barahona and right in the middle of all the beautiful and spectacular places you can visit in the Southwest of the Dominican Republic. We pride ourselves on our environmental consciousness and strive to be the most eco-friendly hotel in the...
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    Ecotour Barahona

    Specialist of this region for 6 years, ECO- Tour Barahona promises to make you discover this wild and unknown side in an authentic way, proposing ecological excursions, treks, and adventures, always respecting the environment and integrating the local communities. Accompanied by Leo, Ram?n and...
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    Seavis Tours

    SeavisTours is an independent tour operator and we specialize in Eco Adventures, snorkeling tours and excursions leaving from Bayahibe and Punta Cana: small groups, remote places, no crowds, no "booze cruises" and a lot of attention to nature.... The Parque Nacional del Este includes 3 Islands...
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    No Entry: Black

    I live in Santo Domingo. I work here and I've made my life here for the past four years. As with everything in life, there is the good and the bad. To me, this is one of the worst aspects of the capital and of Dominican culture as a whole. Last night, two American friends of mine, who live and...
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    Hiking Trails?

    So, I've been searching the forum but I haven't seen any good info on day hikes in Constanza or Jarabacoa. Does anyone know of any day hikes - excluding the Pico Duarte trail from La Ci?nega to Los Tablones - that one can do in a day? Any trail would be fine as long as there is some waterfall...
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    Is this for real?

    There are immediate plans to finally light up the Malec?n and La Avenida Espa?a. I hope these are solid plans and not just more talk... La Rep?blica - Iluminar?n el malec?n y la avenida Espa?a
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    More Pics Carnaval 2010

    We had a blast at this year's Carnaval on Santo Domingo's Malec?n. I was impressed with the tight security and organization. Since I was given a press pass, I was able to take plenty of photos from plenty of angles along the parade's path. I uploaded a bunch to the media gallery: Carnaval...
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    Roommates Wanted

    I'm looking for two roommates for my aptartment in Piantini. It's a great place right in the heart of Santo Domingo. Check out more info and pics here: Santo Domingo : Dominican Republic Rentals : Apartment For Rent