2003 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Personalized tour of the real DR

Steven Mark, a project analyst for The Seattle Times, had spent seven days of surfing and windsurfing in Cabarete when he decided to take a day off and do some sightseeing. Mark was so moved that he tells the story of his motoconcho tour today in the pages of The Seattle Times. Upon the suggestion of a German local windsurf pro, Mark hires a motoconcho to take him through El Choco, a nearby small mountain. At the end of the day, says Mark, RD$40 had gotten him a personalized tour, lunch and a peek at the “real” Dominican lifestyle.

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