You're right, somebody should be driving that route looking for anything. With "Missing" posters.PJT...
even seasoned Dominican drivers take care not to drive too far at night.
If I read it right...
STI was the airport - traveling from Samana.... at night
Not a well inhabited run....
Hard to say....what happened.... but we'll hear shortly, i'm sure
Helicopters would also be very useful to search the highway. So much brush in Los Haitises, you could hide a semi in there without anyone noticing it.You're right, somebody should be driving that route looking for anything. With "Missing" posters.
2:00 AM flight and they left the hotel around 8:30 or 9:00 PM?Updated with more information.....
Seems they left hotel later than that....They went upstairs to pack at 930pm+.2:00 AM flight and they left the hotel around 8:30 or 9:00 PM?
According to the article, they were leaving from SDQ, not Santiago.Seems they left hotel later than that....They went upstairs to pack at 930pm+.
"At the bar, the couples split a bottle of rum. They also saw the hotel bartender and his wife there, Freeman said.
Again, Freeman said Ravenelle appeared nervous, wanting to leave because she was worried about traveling to the airport and returning the car.
Freeman said she was nervous, too, as a tourist in Samana.
Locals "harassed you constantly and there were always people trying to get you to follow them and do stuff," she said. "I would not recommend it."
They returned to the resort between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday. They hugged goodbye in the lobby and promised to exchange photos over email and keep in touch.
"They invited us to come see them in New York and we invited them to Nova Scotia for later in summer."
Freeman said the last thing the couple said to them was that they were going upstairs to pack up and check out."
I did that exact road at night with no plane to catch and I was scared Sh!tless, mainly because I was not driving.
Even if not drunk, after drinking a little people get tired and reflexes suffer. They split at least a bottle of rum. So there is that.
Cell phone coverage is poor. So a fully charged phone is often worthless unless using it with offline maps.
God Bless them, hope by some miracle they are fine.
Drive of 3 hours 11 minutes very best case scenario which does not exist.
There are a few scenarios I can fathom. And Ive solved multiple crimes here on dr1. Either this couple had a horrific car accident, but why then would their facebook pages be dark? Or they stopped somewhere and fell into something bad. Or, unthinkably took their own lives.